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Blood to the Head (1956)

Le sang à la tête (original title)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean Gabin ... François Cardinaud
Paul Frankeur ... Drouin
Claude Sylvain ... Raymonde Babin
Georgette Anys Georgette Anys ... Titine Babin
José Quaglio ... Mimile Babin
Paul Faivre Paul Faivre ... Monsieur Cardinaud - père
Léonce Corne Léonce Corne ... Charles Mandine
Florelle ... Sidonie Vauquier
Paul Azaïs ... Alphonse, le patron des 'Charentes'
Rivers Cadet Rivers Cadet ... Le patron du Robinson (as Rivers-Cadet)
Paul Oettly Paul Oettly ... Vauquier
Yolande Laffon Yolande Laffon ... Isabelle Mandine
Julienne Paroli Julienne Paroli ... Madame Cardinaud - mère (as Jeanne Paroli)
Gabriel Gobin Gabriel Gobin ... Arthur Cardinaud
Marcel Pérès Marcel Pérès ... Thévenot, un marinier (as Marcel Péres)
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Country:

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Language:

French

Release Date:

10 August 1956 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Кровь в голову See more »

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Mono (Système Sonore Euphonie)

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1.37 : 1
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Quiet cuckold?
22 May 2013 | by didierfortSee all my reviews

Tension is underlying this movie where many a form of hatred are at work.

This a Gabin's vehicle, again directed by Gilles Grangier, one of those more than decent films they made together in the 50's, with nothing of the self-indulgence that would hamper their association in the 60's.

The job is very entertaining, until the end. And, naturally, well crafted. La Rochelle is beautifully and thoroughly depicted here.

Please note the astounding performance of Georgette Anys as "Titine Babin". You may remember her as little more than a silhouette, for instance in two great Duvivier's works, "Sous le ciel de Paris" and "La fête à Henriette". In "Le sang à la tête", she has a part to play, a real one though short, and Mme Anys can inhabit it with an impressive strength.


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