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Rent Gervaise (1956)

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112 minutes
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Synopsis:
"Gervaise" is a 1956 French film directed by Rene Clement and based on the novel L'Assommoir by Emile Zola.
Gervaise Macquart, (Maria Schell) a young crippled laundress, is left alone with two young children when her lover, Auguste Lantier decides to leave. Despite many struggles she works hard to turn her life around and marries Henri Coupeau, a roofer and fulfils her dream of buying her own laundry, however things takes a turn for the worse as her old lover returns and her husband starts drinking heavily.
Actors:
, , , , , Micheline Luccioni, , , , , , , , ,
Directors:
Producers:
Agnès Delahaie
Writers:
Émile Zola, Jean Aurenche, Pierre Bost
Studio:
StudioCanal
Genres:
Classics, Drama, Romance
Countries:
France, Classics, Drama, Romance
Awards:

1957 BAFTA Best Foreign Actor

1957 BAFTA Best Film

1956 Venice Film Festival Best Actress

BBFC:
Release Date:
07/01/2013
Run Time:
112 minutes
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
B & W
Languages:
French
Subtitles:
English

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