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Jean Carmet

  • Apr 25, 1920 - Apr 20, 1994 (age 73)
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1994
Jean Carmet
PersonalApril 1994

Jean Carmet

Jean Carmet passed away.
Award1994

Honorary César

Won Honorary César.
1993
Germinal
MovieSep 29, 1993

Germinal

In mid-nineteenth-century northern France, a coal mining town's …
In mid-nineteenth-century northern France, a coal mining town's workers are exploited by the mine's owner. One day, they decide to go on strike, and the authorities repress them.
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1992
La controverse de Valladolid
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MovieMay 2, 1992

La controverse de Valladolid

Spain conquered the seas, …
Spain conquered the seas, found a new world and different realities than the one known in Europe. But a question needed to be answered with what they found in those new territories: do the ...
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Best Supporting Actor
Nomination1992

Best Supporting Actor

Nominated for "Merci la vie".
César Award
Best Supporting Actor
Award1992

Best Supporting Actor

Won award for "Merci la vie".
César Award
1991
La reine blanche
MovieMay 8, 1991

La reine blanche

In 1960, in a coastal town near to Nantes, Jean Ripoche lives …
In 1960, in a coastal town near to Nantes, Jean Ripoche lives with his wife Liliane, their four children and Liliane's father Lucien. Jean divides his time between running his plumbing business and making a float for the Nantes carnival.
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Merci la vie
MovieMar 13, 1991

Merci la vie

Camille, a naive schoolgirl meets an intiguing influence in …
Camille, a naive schoolgirl meets an intiguing influence in Joelle, a slightly older and much more experienced spirit. Camille follows her new friend through the discovery of sex and the ...
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1990
My Mother's Castle
MovieOct 26, 1990

My Mother's Castle

Every holiday Marcel and his family go to their cottage in the …
Every holiday Marcel and his family go to their cottage in the Provence (France). He likes the hills in this region. Before they arrive at the cottage they have to walk about 5 miles. With ...
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1989
La vouivre
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MovieJan 11, 1989

La vouivre

Arsène Muselier returns to his home village at the end of …
Arsène Muselier returns to his home village at the end of the First World War. His only injury is a head wound, which sometimes provokes periods of delirium and fury. As he renews his acquaintance with the people he left behind - his mother, the old farmhand who brought him up after his father's death, his former girlfriend, and many others - he becomes fascinated by the legend of La Vouivre, a creature with the body of a woman who lives in the marsh, surrounded by vipers. One day, Arsène sees the strange woman - she is naked, beautiful, alluring, and he is instantly enchanted by her. Can she be real, or is she merely a creation of his damaged mind...?
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Secret Obsession
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MovieJan 1, 1989

Secret Obsession

As French colonial rule unravels in Tunisia, Paul is having an …
As French colonial rule unravels in Tunisia, Paul is having an affair with nightclub singer Betty. An Arab teenager develops a crush on her. It seems he's Paul illegitimate son. As the boy's attraction with his father's mistress goes out of bounds the friction between the Tunisians and the French also intensifies.
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1988
Nomination1988

Best Actor

Nominated for "Miss Mona".
César Award
1987
Sorceress
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MovieSep 23, 1987

Sorceress

A Dominican friar visits a 13th-century French village in …
A Dominican friar visits a 13th-century French village in search of heretics. Despite the opposition of the local priest and the indifference of the villagers, he finds a seemingly perfect suspect: a young woman who lives in a forest outside the village and cures people with herbs and folk remedies.
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Best Supporting Actor
Nomination1987

Best Supporting Actor

Nominated for "The Fugitives".
César Award
1986
The Fugitives
MovieDec 17, 1986

The Fugitives

Coming out from jail, Lucas has decided to change his life …
Coming out from jail, Lucas has decided to change his life and behave like a good citizen. But when he is taken hostage in a bank by a hare-brained robber, no cops can believe he is not part of this action.
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My Brother-in-Law Killed My Sister
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MovieMar 5, 1986

My Brother-in-Law Killed My Sister

This parody of the detective …
This parody of the detective-story genre merrily detours into spoofing French foibles as well, making it more of an exercise in verbal gymnastics than a narrative with a mission. Esther is ...
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1985
Night Magic
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MovieMay 17, 1985

Night Magic

Night Magic, a musical fantasy, is set on earth but it is also …
Night Magic, a musical fantasy, is set on earth but it is also about the heavens. At the centre of it all is Michael, a music hall artist, who finds Judy, an angel that epitomizes the woman of his dreams at the System Theatre where he is about to open his new show. For Michael it is just another show along the road but once inside something happens. The night is full of possibilities- full of love and romance, jealousy and infidelity, music and dance, even good and evil. Most of all it is full of magic.
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Sac de noeuds
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MovieMar 20, 1985

Sac de noeuds

Sac de noeuds released.
1983
Best Supporting Actor
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Award1983

Best Supporting Actor

Won award for "Les Misérables".
César Award
Best Supporting Actor
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Nomination1983

Best Supporting Actor

Nominated for "Les Misérables".
César Award
1982
Les Misérables
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MovieOct 20, 1982

Les Misérables

The story of Jean Valjean, a Frenchman convicted of …
The story of Jean Valjean, a Frenchman convicted of minor crimes, who is hounded for years by an unforgiving and unrelenting police inspector, Javert.
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Guy de Maupassant
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MovieApr 14, 1982

Guy de Maupassant

The life and times of the famous French writer Guy de …
The life and times of the famous French writer Guy de Maupassant.
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1981
The Cabbage Soup
MovieDec 2, 1981

The Cabbage Soup

2 buddy farmers are visited by aliens who like their domestic …
2 buddy farmers are visited by aliens who like their domestic cabbage soup.
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Circle of Deceit
MovieOct 15, 1981

Circle of Deceit

Laschen, a German journalist, travels to the city of Beirut …
Laschen, a German journalist, travels to the city of Beirut during the fights between Christians and Palestinians to produce an essay about the situation. Together with his photographer, he...
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1980
The Lady Banker
MovieAug 27, 1980

The Lady Banker

Emma Eckhert, from a modest background, became a big …
Emma Eckhert, from a modest background, became a big sensation between 1914 and 1938 as a banker and the head of a financial paper specialized in public savings.
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1979
Buffet froid
MovieDec 19, 1979

Buffet froid

Black comedy about solitude and the dehumanization of the …
Black comedy about solitude and the dehumanization of the modern world, through the adventures of three men. First introduced is Alphonse Tram, an unemployed young man. His only neighbour ...
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Un si joli village
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MovieFeb 28, 1979

Un si joli village

Un si joli village released.
Nomination1979

Best Supporting Actor

Nominated for "Le sucre".
César Award
Nomination1979

Best Actor

Nominated for "Le sucre".
César Award
1978
Violette
MovieMay 20, 1978

Violette

In an interwar France struggling with profound social and …
In an interwar France struggling with profound social and political change, 18-year-old Violette Noziere rebels against the constraints of her claustrophobic, working-class (and possibly incestuous) family, with troubling consequences.
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1977
Alice or the Last Escapade
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MovieJan 19, 1977

Alice or the Last Escapade

Alice Carol leaves her …
Alice Carol leaves her husband one rainy night, telling him that she does not love him anymore. She travels alone but when her windscreen breaks on a lonely road, she has to stop and seek ...
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1976
Black and White in Color
MovieSep 22, 1976

Black and White in Color

French colonists in Africa, …
French colonists in Africa, several months behind in the news, find themselves at war with their German neighbors. Deciding that they must do their proper duty and fight the Germans, they ...
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Scrambled Eggs
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MovieMar 31, 1976

Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled Eggs released.
1975
The Common Man
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MovieFeb 26, 1975

The Common Man

As every summer, Georges Lajoie, his wife Ginette and grown …
As every summer, Georges Lajoie, his wife Ginette and grown-up son Léon go on holiday to Loulou's campsite. They join old friends, the Schumachers and the Colins. Brigitte Colin, the daughter, is quite a pretty young girl now. One day, Georges rapes and murders her. He hides the body near the barracks of the immigrant Arab workers. The racism of the campers will do the rest... A virulent lampoon against the average Frenchman's racism.
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1974
Un linceul n'a pas de poches
MovieOct 25, 1974

Un linceul n'a pas de poches

Michel Dolannes resigns …
Michel Dolannes resigns from a major newspaper as a journalist to launch a new journal 'Le Cosmopolite' which reveals all kinds of shady deals.One day, he is killed but who is the killer ?
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Comment réussir... quand on est con et pleurnichard
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MovieJun 19, 1974

Comment réussir... quand on est con et …

Comment réussir quand on …
Comment réussir quand on est con et pleurnichard (English title: How to Do Well When You're a Jerk and a Crybaby) is a French comedy film directed by Michel Audiard, released in 1974. It is notable as the first film with the actor Jean-Claude Dreyfus. Audiard appears in the film as a nurse.
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1972
The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe
MovieDec 6, 1972

The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe

Two factions of the French …
Two factions of the French Secret Service involve a seemingly normal orchestra player, Francois Perrin, into their battle as one side uses him as a decoy. Soon, agents are all over the place, and one of them, Christine, is sent to seduce Francois. Meanwhile, Francois has his own problems, tangled up in an affair with his best friend's wife.
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1970
The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir
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MovieDec 15, 1970

The Little Theatre of Jean Renoir

Made for television, this film …
Made for television, this film consists of four parts: Part One, "The Last Christmas Dinner," is about the relationship between an old man and an old woman, both homeless. Part Two, "The ...
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Les Novices
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MovieOct 28, 1970

Les Novices

Agnes is a nun who goes with her order to the beach for a swim …
Agnes is a nun who goes with her order to the beach for a swim in the ocean. Agnes finds some perfectly-fitting mod garb and a motor bike left for her to use, and she takes off on an adventurous romp.
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The Breach
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MovieAug 26, 1970

The Breach

Helene Regnier's husband Charles, who is mentally ill, injures …
Helene Regnier's husband Charles, who is mentally ill, injures their son Michel in a rage. Charles moves back in with his wealthy and manipulative parents, who blame Helene for their son's ...
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And Soon the Darkness
MovieJul 4, 1970

And Soon the Darkness

Jane and Cathy, two English …
Jane and Cathy, two English women in their early twenties, are on a cycling tour. While traveling in rural France, they begin to disagree about the route. Cathy would prefer to take things in at a leisurely pace, while Jane is trying to stick to strict schedule. After arguing, they part ways. When her friend fails to rejoin her, Jane begins to worry and returns to the last place she saw her. Cathy has vanished. Alone and with a limited knowledge of French, Jane doesn't know who to trust as she frantically searches for her missing friend.
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1969
Une veuve en or
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MovieOct 24, 1969

Une veuve en or

A woman learns that she is her forgotten rich uncle 's sole …
A woman learns that she is her forgotten rich uncle 's sole legatee ;but there is an embarrassing clause :she's got to be a widow to latch onto the dough or else the fortune will go to a vague sect .There's the rub :she's married so she's got to get rid of the hubby.She's so clumsy that she always kills the wrong man.One fine day,one of the dead bodies resembles the husband and it could be the solution.
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1968
Very Happy Alexander
MovieFeb 9, 1968

Very Happy Alexander

Alexandre, a young and honest farmer, is oppressed by an …
Alexandre, a young and honest farmer, is oppressed by an authoritarian wife, who makes him work like a dog. When she dies in a car crash, he decides to stay in bed, absolutely free and inactive. Just a dog is occupied to carry food and newspapers to him.
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1964
The Counterfeit Constable
MovieOct 10, 1964

The Counterfeit Constable

The Counterfeit Constable is …
The Counterfeit Constable is a 1964 French comedy film directed by Robert Dhéry and Pierre Tchernia and starring Ronald Fraser, Diana Dors and Arthur Mullard. Its French title is Allez France!. A French rugby supporter in England for a match at Twickenham is knocked out and loses two teeth. He goes to the dentist and during waiting he wears a uniform of another patient, a police officer. He saves by chance Diana Dors, a nextdoor movie star. He is congratulated by his chiefs who take him for true police officer. Many misunderstandings follow after. He becomes lost in London. Not speaking a word of English, he needs to return home to France urgently as he is due to be married.
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Les Pas perdus
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MovieMay 27, 1964

Les Pas perdus

Les Pas perdus (English title: The Last Steps) is a 1964 French …
Les Pas perdus (English title: The Last Steps) is a 1964 French drama film directed by Jacques Robin who co-wrote screenplay with René Fallet, based on novel by René Fallet. The film stars Michèle Morgan and Jean-Louis Trintignant.
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1963
Any Number Can Win
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MovieMar 19, 1963

Any Number Can Win

Charles (Jean Gabin), a sixtyish career criminal fresh out of …
Charles (Jean Gabin), a sixtyish career criminal fresh out of jail, rejects his wife's plan for a quiet life of bourgeois respectability. He enlists a former cellmate, Francis (Alain Delon), to assist him in pulling off one final score, a carefully planned assault on the vault of a Cannes casino. Bad luck and Francis's lack of professionalism set the caper maddeningly askew, and the stolen cash resurfaces in an unexpected manner.
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1962
The Devil and the Ten Commandments
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MovieSep 14, 1962

The Devil and the Ten Commandments

1) Jerôme Chambard, a …
1) Jerôme Chambard, a retired man, taken in by nuns in a convent, swears like a trooper. 2) Françoise takes a lover because he has promised her a diamond necklace. 3) Denis, a seminarist, decides to renounce his vows to avenge his sister. 4) God in person lands at a remote farm and works miracles there. 5) Pierre learns that his mother is not his mother, but a famous actress. 6) Didier, a bank clerk, teams up with a bank thief after being fired by the manager 7) Jerôme Chambard is invited to Sunday lunch by his friend the bishop and by dint of drinking to their friendship the holy man cannot remember the ten commandments anymore
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1961
Vengeance of the Three Musketeers
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MovieOct 18, 1961

Vengeance of the Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers is a …
The Three Musketeers is a 1961 film adaptation of the novel by Alexandre Dumas, père which consists of two parts. The script keeps close to the classic French novel. The director treats all the classic characters with respect, not making fun of any of them, although there is humour when d'Artagnan rides his peculiar horse and when Planchet supplies wine for the heroes.
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The Three Musketeers: Part I - The Queen's Diamonds
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MovieOct 4, 1961

The Three Musketeers: Part I - The Que…

D'Artagnan is back from …
D'Artagnan is back from England with a message for the queen. Buckingham has declared that he was ready to attack France to deliver Anne of Austria. D'Artagnan ends up arrested and thrown into prison. Musketeers wonder how to rescue their friend.
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La Belle Américaine
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MovieSep 29, 1961

La Belle Américaine

Marcel, a simple-minded factory worker, is tricked into buying …
Marcel, a simple-minded factory worker, is tricked into buying a high-priced American convertible by a widow determined not to let it fall into the hands of her late husband's secretary/secret lover. Once in possession of the car, Marcel only encounters one bad luck episode after another with the excessive gasoline consumption, his wife trying to sell it to make ends meet, getting into traffic jams, accidentally riding into a car wash with the top down, and more.
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1959
Cigarettes, Whiskey and Wild Women
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MovieFeb 10, 1959

Cigarettes, Whiskey and Wild Women

Martine runs a sports center …
Martine runs a sports center for women ,but they are short of the readies .To avoid seizure,she turns her health club into a nightclub with plenty of whiskey and wild women.
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1956
Babes a GoGo
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MovieJun 8, 1956

Babes a GoGo

France,late fifties:the baby boom was not over ...at least in " …
France,late fifties:the baby boom was not over ...at least in " Bébés A Gogo'(=baby galore) The family's daughter and her husband (supposedly still student) are still living with dad and mom ,and they gave birth to seven children ,and the eighth is expected soon - Dad is sick and tired of this fertility till...a childhood industries rep turns up and tells him that ,if he can have 12 grandchildren before he turns 50,he will be the winner of a hefty sum:enough to buy a house in the country,par excellence the Parisian's wildest dream. But the hubby' 's fertility seems to run dry at the very moment when his in-law urges him to be prolific again.
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Bonjour sourire!
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MovieFeb 29, 1956

Bonjour sourire!

A small European Kingdom wants to make a frowning Princess …
A small European Kingdom wants to make a frowning Princess smile for the upcoming Royal photo to be done. A mischievous Prime Minister goes to Paris to kidnap three famous comics to force ...
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1952
Monsieur Taxi
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MovieSep 3, 1952

Monsieur Taxi

Pierre Verger is a quick-tempered Paris taxi driver (excuse the …
Pierre Verger is a quick-tempered Paris taxi driver (excuse the pleonasm!). On the other hand , he is a good family man concerned about his nearest and dearest. Married to Hélène, he has two children, Georges, a journalist and womanizer, and Jacqueline, a seamstress, engaged to a serious-minded, naive artist/delivery man. He has also a a brother-in-law, who is a policeman outside home and a henpecked husband inside. But his closest companion is "Gangster", a young dog, who shares his days of work as well as his aversion to law enforcers. Pierre's main preoccupation is to provide his next of kin with a comfortable life but he finds it hard to make ends meet. This is the reason why he is faced with a moral dilemma when a client, an Italian woman whose address he can't find, leaves her bag in his taxi with 300,000 francs in it. Will usually honest Pierre keep this large sum of money or bring it to the police?
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She and Me
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MovieJul 31, 1952

She and Me

You never can tell. Jean had always been one of the most …
You never can tell. Jean had always been one of the most confirmed bachelors that kept swearing to anyone that would listen he would never put a ring on a female finger. But that was before...
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Monsieur Leguignon Lampiste
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MovieMay 9, 1952

Monsieur Leguignon Lampiste

Follenfant, a designated …
Follenfant, a designated lawyer, fails to justify Leguignon, who is scheduled to appear for insulting a policeman, but helps him to move when he is expropriated.
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Ils étaient cinq
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MovieJan 23, 1952

Ils étaient cinq

Now that the world conflict is over, five inseparable wartime …
Now that the world conflict is over, five inseparable wartime buddies swear eternal friendship now to each other. But there's many a slip 'twixt the cup and the lip. Jean becomes a postman,...
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1951
Dr. Knock
MovieMar 21, 1951

Dr. Knock

Saint-Maurice, an ordinary peaceful village, lived healthily so …
Saint-Maurice, an ordinary peaceful village, lived healthily so much so that the local doctor's practice was scant. But that was before Dr. Parpalaid retired and was replaced by a charlatan by the name of Knock. A real genius this one, for he soon managed to persuade everyone that they were ill. And not only didn't they resent him but they even loved their physician, who made a fortune and brought prosperity to the village by turning it into a big hospital.
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1950
Dieu a besoin des hommes
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MovieOct 4, 1950

Dieu a besoin des hommes

The island of Sein,in the …
The island of Sein,in the nineteenth century,in Brittany.A crude population lives here,on these windy shores ,estranged from the rest of the world.No priest comes here anymore,because they are sinners,wreckers.So the sacristan will act as a priest.The inhabitants from the island do need religion,even if theirs is close to superstition.And they do believe in their new officiant,even if the latter does not dare to do everything a priest does(the sacraments).But little by little ,he would ,were it not for the coming of a true religious figure,escorted by - gendarmes.
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1947
Monsieur Vincent
MovieNov 5, 1947

Monsieur Vincent

"Monsieur Vincent"(1947) is a French biopic about Vincent …
"Monsieur Vincent"(1947) is a French biopic about Vincent de Paul. He had been a priest and charity worker during the 17th century who was eventually made a saint. He was especially noted for his efforts to help the poor even in the face of such horrors as the bubonic plague.
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1920
Jean Carmet
BirthApril 1920

Jean Carmet

Jean Carmet was born.
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