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Le grand pardon (1982)

With the help of his binoculars, commissioner Duche monitors from his car the reception at the villa of Raymond Bettoun, the head of the clan of Jewish Pied-Noir.

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Alexandre Arcady
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Hanin ... Raymond Beitoun
Clio Goldsmith Clio Goldsmith ... Viviane Atlan
Bernard Giraudeau ... Pascal Villars
Richard Berry ... Maurice Beitoun
Anny Duperey ... Carole
Jean-Louis Trintignant ... Commissaire Duché
Gérard Darmon ... Roland
Jean-Pierre Bacri ... Jacky Azoulay
Armand Mestral ... Freddy Ambrosi
Blanche Ravalec ... Colette
Richard Bohringer ... Le 'sacristain' / Sacristan
Jean Benguigui ... Albert
Lucien Layani Lucien Layani ... Raphaël Atlan
Sidney Boccara Sidney Boccara
Malek Kateb Malek Kateb ... Bouli
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With the help of his binoculars, commissioner Duche monitors from his car the reception at the villa of Raymond Bettoun, the head of the clan of Jewish Pied-Noir.

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

27 January 1982 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

De genadeslag See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Referenced in La saga Bettoun - seconde partie (2009) See more »

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No forgiveness
29 June 2007 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

Roger Hanin -then President François Mitterrand 's brother -in-law -had big ambitions -and probably a big budget too : "Le Grand Pardon" was intended as a French "Godfather" ,no less.Needless to say ,it's little short of disaster.The only reason why you would sit through these two hours + is the cast which features Bernard Giraudeau,Anny Duperey,Richard Berry,Jean-Louis Trintignant,Jean-Pierre Bacri.... Based on true facts,but it does not make this Jewish family saga exciting for all that.

Alexandre Arcady even made a "Grand Pardon 2 " (1992) which took place in Miami (like DePalma's "Scarface" ) and featured Christopher Walken and Jill Clayburgh.


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