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UW Cinematheque: Jacques Becker - A Master Before the Wave

Casque D'or | France | 1951 | 35mm | 96 min. | French with English subtitles Director: Jacques Becker

Event Details

Date
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Time
7 p.m.
Location
4070 Vilas Hall
Description
Cast: Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani, Claude Dauphin
Becker’s masterpiece centers on the conflicts of three jealous men – two gangsters and one honest carpenter - as they vie for the affections of the blonde beauty Marie (an enchanting Signoret). An important precursor to the French New Wave, especially Truffaut’s Jules et Jim, Becker sets the action against the atmospheric backdrop of the Belle Époque Parisian underworld.
Cost
Free

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