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Fortunate (1960)

Fortunat (original title)
During WW2, a posh bourgeois woman ,Juliette,is forced to live under the same room as a crude simple-minded yet kind man.

Director:

Alex Joffé

Writers:

Michel Breitman (novel), Alex Joffé (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bourvil ... Noël Fortunat
Michèle Morgan ... Juliette Valcourt
Teddy Bilis Teddy Bilis ... Sam Falk
Rosy Varte Rosy Varte ... Rosette Falk
Patrick Millow Patrick Millow ... Pierrot Valcourt
Frédéric Mitterrand Frédéric Mitterrand ... Maurice Valcourt (as Frédéric Robert)
Albertine Sarov Albertine Sarov ... Myriam Falk
Jean-Marie Amato Jean-Marie Amato ... Monsieur Tonio, the jeweller
Denise Carvenne Denise Carvenne ... Mme Dubroc
André Cellier André Cellier ... Un résistant
Nicole Chollet Nicole Chollet ... L'institutrice
Pierre Doris Pierre Doris ... M. Dubroc
Claire Duhamel Claire Duhamel ... La secrétaire de mairie
Maurice Garrel ... L'inspecteur de la milice / Milice Inspector (as Maurice Garel)
Jacques Harden Jacques Harden ... Le résistant dans le cimetière
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Storyline

During WW2, a posh bourgeois woman ,Juliette,is forced to live under the same room as a crude simple-minded yet kind man. Her husband was arrested by the Gestapo and she is a hunted woman . Their neighbors are a Jewish family with a little girl.In a very simple but moving way,we see the absurdity of Anti-Semitism:both families get on very well,they drink lemonade,make music and celebrate Christmas together.The most beautiful scene is perhaps the moment when the two boys and the girl are eating bread and are pretending they're savoring chicken. Written by dbdumonteil

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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

16 November 1960 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Фортунат See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono
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During the dialog between Miss Massillon and the "Resistant", about 7 minutes after the beginning of the film, the Resistant's beard has a tendency to appear and disappear between shots. See more »

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