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Marie-Octobre (1959)

Fifteen years after WWII, a group of ex-resistance fighters are brought together by Marie-Octobre, so that the former members of the network can finally relive one fateful night and find out who betrayed their murdered leader, Castille.

Director:

Julien Duvivier

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Julien Duvivier (original scenario), Jacques Robert (original scenario) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Danielle Darrieux ... Marie-Hélène Dumoulin - dite Marie-Octobre
Bernard Blier ... Julien Simoneau - avocat d'Assises
Robert Dalban ... Léon Blanchet - serrurier
Paul Frankeur ... Lucien Marinval - mandataire aux Halles
Jeanne Fusier-Gir Jeanne Fusier-Gir ... Victorine - la gouvernante
Paul Guers ... Père Yves Le Guen
Daniel Ivernel ... Robert Thibaud - médecin-accoucheur
Paul Meurisse ... François Renaud-Picart - industriel
Serge Reggiani ... Antoine Rougier - imprimeur
Noël Roquevert ... Etienne Vandamme - contrôleur des contributions
Lino Ventura ... Carlo Bernardi - patron de boîte de nuit
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Fifteen years after WWII, a group of ex-resistance fighters are brought together by Marie-Octobre, so that the former members of the network can finally relive one fateful night and find out who betrayed their murdered leader, Castille.

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Eight men and a woman...one betrayed the man Marie-Octobre really loved

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Drama | Mystery

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

24 April 1959 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Marie-October See more »

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Mono (Western Electric)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Many stars casted for that movie
15 August 2006 | by lise-grivoisSee all my reviews

This movie is casted with the best french actors of the time ; everyone of them made a sparkling career : Danièle Darrieux, Paul Meurisse, Lino Ventura, Bernard Blier, Paul Le Guers, Sege Reggiani, both in movies and theater. Many are second roles performers who illustrated themselves in mystery movies. The dialogues are witty; may be you have to know french to appreciate it to the most. The violence is in the heavy atmosphere unlike actual movies,although some scenes are physical.The plot is intelligent like an Agatha Christie and well organized by the Director. Jean Duvivier is one of the best of his generation. I would recommend it to any movie lovers.


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