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Before the Deluge (1954)

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Richard Dutoit (Jacques Fayet), Philippe Boussard (Clément Thierry) and Jean Arnaud (Jacques Chabassol) met in the class of Professor Noblet (Paul Bisciglia). Son of a former collaborator Richard grew up in hatred of the Jews. He loves Liliane, his teacher's daughter. Philip draws all the money he needs from his mother, whom he has caught in the arms of Mr. Montessan, a notorious trafficker who is busy dealing with his father. As for John, he is suffocated by a mother who has become possessive. The Korean War is likely to degenerate into a global conflict. All dream of exile on a distant island of Polynesia.
To get the necessary money germinates in their mind the idea of ??stealing the collection of stamps very esteemed Montessan. But a night guard burst in and Jean, panicked, killed him with a revolver. The next day, the three accomplices decided to suppress Daniel Epstein (Roger Coggio), a Jewish classmate whose car they had borrowed from and who was in danger of talking too much. But the police will soon stop the assassins. The verdict fell, condemning the three young men to heavy prison terms. But the real culprits, the parents, responsible for neglectful education and demoralizing examples, do not belong to the justice of men ...
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André Cayatte, Charles Spaak
Avant le déluge
Classics, Drama
France, Classics, Drama

1954 Cannes International Award Ex-aequo I

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