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The comfortable daily routines of aging Parisian actor Gilbert Valence, 76, are suddenly shaken when he learns that his wife, daughter, and son-in-law have been killed in a car crash. Having to take care of his now-orphaned grandson, he struggles to go on with his lifelong acting career like he's used to. But the roles he is offered -- a flashy TV show and a hectic last-minute replacement in an En...

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Directed by

Manoel de Oliveira

Written by

William Shakespeare (Writer)
Manoel de Oliveira (Screenplay)
James Joyce (Writer)
Jacques Parsi (Writer)
Eugène Ionesco (Writer)

Runtime

90 minutes

Country

France, Portugal

Language

French

Cast

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