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The Fire Within (1963)

14 10/15/1963 (FR) Drama 1h 48m


Although his alcoholism has been treated, Alain still feels he is deeply unwell and does not feel he can leave the detoxification clinic once and for all. His wife, living in New York, continues to pay for his treatment, but no longer contacts him directly. He intends to commit suicide, but first takes a ride to Paris to catch up with old friends.

  1. Louis Malle

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Pierre Drieu La Rochelle


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  1. Maurice Ronet

    Maurice Ronet

    Alain Leroy

  2. Léna Skerla

    Léna Skerla


  3. Yvonne Clech

    Yvonne Clech

    Mademoiselle Farnoux

  4. Hubert Deschamps

    Hubert Deschamps


  5. Jean-Paul Moulinot

    Jean-Paul Moulinot

    Dr. La Barbinais

  6. Mona Dol

    Madame La Barbinais

  7. Pierre Moncorbier

    Pierre Moncorbier


  8. René Dupuy

    Charlie (as René Dupuis)

  9. Bernard Tiphaine

    Bernard Tiphaine


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The Fire Within
The Fire Within

Original Title Le Feu follet

Status Released

Original Language French

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