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Nora (1999)

Antoine Laurentz, a French teacher at a college in the provinces, has led a withdrawn existence in his little old house ever since his wife's death in an accident. One day he is visited by ... See full summary »

Director:

Édouard Molinaro

Writers:

Nicolas Bréhal, Henry James (novel) | 1 more credit »

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Jean-Michel Dupuis Jean-Michel Dupuis ... Antoine
Leslie Malton Leslie Malton ... Charlotte
Julia Maraval Julia Maraval ... Nora
Jacques Perrin ... Félix
Andreas Elsholz Andreas Elsholz ... Hugo
Béatrice Agenin Béatrice Agenin ... La juge
Yvonne Clech Yvonne Clech ... Lucia
Daniel Cauchy ... Louis Lambert
Axelle Laffont Axelle Laffont ... Nathalie
Niels Dubost Niels Dubost ... Olivier
Laurent Jaubert Laurent Jaubert ... Marco
Philippe Bouclet Philippe Bouclet ... Le père d'Hugo
Didier Cauchy Didier Cauchy ... Le prçfesseur de collège
Jérémie Lippmann Jérémie Lippmann ... Stéphane
Carine Lemaire Carine Lemaire ... Marion
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Antoine Laurentz, a French teacher at a college in the provinces, has led a withdrawn existence in his little old house ever since his wife's death in an accident. One day he is visited by the impoverished-looking Louis Lambert and his 13-year-old daughter Nora. Antoine had allowed Louis, who is unemployed because of alcohol problems, to live in his wife's former surgery, but is now having to sell it because of financial problems. The distraught Louis begs Antoine not to make him live out in the streets, but Antoine sends the two of them away. Outside the house Louis shoots himself in front of his daughter -- who will now have to spend the rest of her life in a state orphanage. Antoine feels deeply responsible for this tragic turn of events. He wants to be Nora's guardian, and offers her a secure, middle-class existence. Charlotte, a friend of Antoine's who at first was absolutely against his decision to make Nora his ward, is attracted by the impetuous girl, and soon becomes a loving... Written by Anonymous

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Country:

France

Release Date:

17 March 1999 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Watch and Ward See more »

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