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Abus de confiance ()


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Imposture helps an orphan girl become a lawyer.

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Lydia
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Jacques Ferney
Yvette Lebon ...
Alice
Pierre Mingand ...
Pierre Montant
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Paul - un étudiant
René Bergeron ...
Dieulafoy (as Bergeron)
Lucien Dayle ...
Le logeur
Svetlana Pitoëff ...
Renée Leclerc
Nicole de Rouves ...
La prostituée
Gaston Séverin ...
Maître Fortier
Lucien Callamand ...
Le valet de chambre
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L'homme du cimetière
Yvonne Yma ...
La postulante
Pierre Athon
Sarah Clèves ...
La patronne de la gargote
Gilbert Colas ...
Le patron de la gargotte (as Colas)
Marcel Orluc ...
Le mari (as Orluc)
Paul-Marcel
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(as Marais)
Thérèse Dorny ...
La logeuse
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Le président du tribunal
Valentine Tessier ...
Hélène Ferney
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Léon Arvel ...
Grünbaum (uncredited)
Robert Clermont ...
Le maître d'hôtel (uncredited)
Julien Clément ...
(uncredited)
Marcel Delaître ...
(uncredited)
Ky Duyen ...
Le domestique de Le Govain (uncredited)
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Le directeur de la Voix Populaire (uncredited)
Yette Lucas ...
(uncredited)
Clary Monthal ...
Honorine (uncredited)
Robert Ozanne ...
Le tireur à la carabine (uncredited)
Pierre-Louis ...
Un garçon à la fête (uncredited)
Génia Vaury ...
L'infirmière (uncredited)

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Henri Decoin ... (as Henry Decoin)

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Jean Boyer ... (adaptation)
 
Henri Decoin ... (adaptation) (as Henry Decoin)
 
Pierre Wolff ... (dialogue)
 
Pierre Wolff ... (story)

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Joseph Bercholz ... producer

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Georges Van Parys

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Léonce-Henri Burel ... (as L.H. Burel)

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Marguerite Beaugé

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Robert Hubert

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Pierre Geoffroy ... production manager

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Jean Bertrand ... assistant sound engineer
Janin ... assistant sound engineer
Robert Sauvion ... sound (as Sauvion)

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René Ribault ... camera operator (as Ribault)
Henri Tiquet ... camera operator (as Tiquet)

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Louis Wins ... musical director

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Plot Summary

An orphan ,Lydia, follows her best friend's not so good piece of advice:pretending to be a wealthy writer's natural child.There is some excuse:her grandmother passed away and she couldn't pay the rent anymore and continue her law studies ;besides ,every time she thinks she's got a job,the macho men want to abuse her.As an impostor,she's welcomed with open arms everywhere.Later on,when she becomes a lawyer,she will defend a young delinquent who committed the same fault as her:identity usurpation. Written by dbdumonteil

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Taglines DANIELLE DARRIEUX in a magnificent dramatic role of MODERN life - depicting, as never before, the boundless histrionic talent of the scintillating French cinema star. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Abused Confidence (World-wide, English title)
  • Vertrauensbruch (Germany)
  • Abuso de confianza (Spain)
  • Abus de Confiance (Austria)
  • Abuso de Confiança (Portugal)
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  • 88 min
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Trivia Award: Grand Prix du Jury International de L'exposition de 1937. See more »

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