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The Long Absence

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6.8/10 Letterboxd

Genre  Drama
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Country  France
7.1/10 IMDb

Director  Henri Colpi
Music director  Georges Delerue
Language  French
The Long Absence movie poster
Writer  Marguerite Duras, Gerard Jarlot
Release date  17 May 1961 (France) 15 November 1962 (U.S.)
Screenplay  Marguerite Duras, Gerard Jarlot
Cast  Alida Valli, Georges Wilson, Charles Blavette, Paul Faivre, Catherine Fonteney
Similar movies  Georges Delerue composed the music for The Long Absence and One Deadly Summer

The long absence


The Long Absence (French: Une aussi longue absence) is a 1961 French film directed by Henri Colpi. It tells the story of Therese (Alida Valli), a café owner mourning the mysterious disappearance of her husband sixteen years earlier. A tramp arrives in the town and she believes him to be her husband. But he is suffering from amnesia and she tries to bring back his memory of earlier times.

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The Long Absence shared the Palme d'Or prize with the Luis Buñuel film Viridiana at the 1961 Cannes Film Festival.

Cast

  • Alida Valli as Thérèse Langlois
  • Georges Wilson as The Tramp
  • Charles Blavette as Fernand
  • Amédée as Marcel Langlois
  • Paul Faivre as Pensioner
  • Pierre Parel as Manager
  • Catherine Fonteney as Alice
  • Diane Lepvrier as Martine (as Diana Lepvrier)
  • Nane Germon as Simone
  • Georges Bellec as Young man
  • Charles Bouillaud as Favier
  • Corrado Guarducci as Workman
  • Clément Harari as Man at Juke Box
  • Jean Luisi as Workman
  • Pierre Mirat as Druggist
  • References

    The Long Absence Wikipedia
    The Long Absence IMDbThe Long Absence LetterboxdThe Long Absence themoviedb.org


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