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Henri Colpi

Une aussi longue absence (The Long Absence)

94' - 1961 - Mystery, Drama - Dialogue: French
Director: Henri Colpi Composer: Georges Delerue With: Alida Valli, Georges Wilson, Charles Blavette
Thérèse Langlois, who runs a small café in the suburbs of Paris, lives alone, awaiting her long lost husband. One day she thinks she recognizes him in a tramp walking past her establishment. It must be said that her spouse has not shown any signs of life ever since he had disappeared during the World War Two. Because the stranger has lost his memory, Thérèse tries hard to stir up memories in him but she fails. Is the stranger really the man of her life? Anyway, the tramp disappears once more. Alone again, Thérèse still hopes he will come back.

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Credits

Director

Henri Colpi

Composer

Georges Delerue

With

Alida Valli, Georges Wilson, Charles Blavette

Scenario

Henri Colpi, Marguerite Duras, Gérard Jarlot

Director of Photography

Marcel Weiss

Editor

Jasmine Chasney, Jacqueline Meppiel

Producer

Alberto Barsanti, Claude Jaeger

More information

Dialogue

French

Countries of production

Italy, France

Year

1961

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