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A Bad Son (1980)

Un mauvais fils (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 15 October 1980 (France)
Bruno is released from prison. He looks for a job and tries to start a new life. His first stop is at his father's apartment.

Director:

Claude Sautet

Writers:

Daniel Biasini (screenplay), Daniel Biasini (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Dewaere ... Bruno Calgagni
Brigitte Fossey ... Catherine
Jacques Dufilho Jacques Dufilho ... Adrien Dussart
Yves Robert ... René Calgagni
Claire Maurier Claire Maurier ... Madeleine
André Julien André Julien ... André
David Pontremoli David Pontremoli ... Carlos
Raouf Ben Yaghlane Raouf Ben Yaghlane ... Tailleb
Antoine Bourseiller Antoine Bourseiller ... Le psychologue de l'hygiène mentale
Etienne Chicot ... Serge
Pierre Maguelon ... Le commissaire
Jean-Claude Bouillaud Jean-Claude Bouillaud ... Henri
Sandra Montaigu Sandra Montaigu ... La fille au flipper
Franck-Olivier Bonnet Franck-Olivier Bonnet ... Le patron de l'entreprise de transport
Dominique Briand ... L'officier de police
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Bruno is released from prison. He looks for a job and tries to start a new life. His first stop is at his father's apartment.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

15 October 1980 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Um Mau Filho See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Quotes

Bruno Calgagni: They're part-time hookers. They'll give us a cut rate because we're two. Let's ask them over.
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I love it.
27 November 1999 | by Jonathan-18See all my reviews

Claude Sautet delivers another simple story, wonderfully directed, true to life. People come and go in life, make coffee, sweat during sex. It's never boring, and -again, as in life, unpredictable sometimes. And to my sweet surprise: the ending isn't tragic. It's a shame so few have seen it.


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