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Like a Turtle on Its Back (1978)

La tortue sur le dos (original title)
What does Paul need to create and write ? His wife ensures him her love. They decide to separate when she cracks under pressure.

Director:

Luc Béraud
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-François Stévenin Jean-François Stévenin ... Paul
Bernadette Lafont ... Camille
Virginie Thévenet Virginie Thévenet ... Nathalie
Claude Miller ... Pierre
Sandy Whitelaw Sandy Whitelaw ... Prokosch
Marion Game Marion Game ... Sylvie
Valérie Quennessen ... Nietzsche Student
Poussine Mercanton Poussine Mercanton ... Marie-Cécile
Marc Lévy Marc Lévy ... Gus, le voyageur
Jo Perque Jo Perque ... Usherette
Véronique Dancigers Véronique Dancigers ... Arrogant girl
Sarah Sterling Sarah Sterling ... La femme du dancing
Dominique Erlanger Dominique Erlanger ... La libraire
Jacques Dichamp Jacques Dichamp ... Le gardien de nuit
Véronique Silver Véronique Silver ... Mme Beuve
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Storyline

What does Paul need to create and write ? His wife ensures him her love. They decide to separate when she cracks under pressure.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

27 September 1978 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Like a Turtle on Its Back See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Filmoblic See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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