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Paul Vecchiali

En haut des marches (At the Top of the Stairs)

92' - 1983 - Drama - Dialogue: French
Director: Paul Vecchiali Composer: Roland Vincent With: Françoise Lebrun, Danielle Darrieux, Hélène Surgère
Suzanne's husband was a collaborator during WW2 and he was denounced by his own family at the Liberation ,a family who took advantage of him during the dark days of the occupation. In 1963,the lady comes back to Toulon after years of exile ;then begins a long walk in space and time ,in which she remembers (no flashbacks,but De Gaulle's and Pétain's speeches ,a class where she used to be a schoolteacher and where she had to teach the "moral doctrine " of the Marechal..).

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Credits

Director

Paul Vecchiali

Composer

Roland Vincent

With

Françoise Lebrun, Danielle Darrieux, Hélène Surgère

Scenario

Paul Vecchiali

Director of Photography

Georges Strouvé

Editor

Franck Mathieu, Charles Tible, Paul Vecchiali

More information

Dialogue

French

Countries of production

Switzerland, France

Year

1983

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