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Life and Nothing But (1989)

U 10/02/1989 (US) WarDrama 2h 15m
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January, 1920. 350,000 French soldiers remain missing in action. Major Dellaplane tirelessly matches the dead and the wounded with families' descriptions. Honor and ethics drive him; he hates the idea of "the unknown soldier." Into his sector, looking for her husband, comes a haughty, politically connected Parisian, Madame Irène de Courtil. Brusquely, Dellaplane offers her 1/350,000th of his time, but as their paths cross and she sees his courage and resolve, feelings change. After he finds a surprising connection between her missing husband and a local teacher, Irène makes Dellaplane an offer. This man of action hesitates: has he missed his only chance?

  1. Bertrand Tavernier

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Jean Cosmos

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Philippe Noiret

    Philippe Noiret

    Commandant Delaplane

  2. Sabine Azéma

    Sabine Azéma

    Irène de Courtil

  3. Pascale Vignal

    Alice

  4. Maurice Barrier

    Maurice Barrier

    Mercadot

  5. François Perrot

    François Perrot

    Perrin

  6. Jean-Pol Dubois

    Jean-Pol Dubois

    André, le chauffeur

  7. Daniel Russo

    Daniel Russo

    Lieutenant Trévise

  8. Michel Duchaussoy

    Michel Duchaussoy

    Général Villerieux

  9. Arlette Gilbert

    Arlette Gilbert

    Valentine

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Life and Nothing But
Life and Nothing But

Original Title La vie et rien d'autre

Status Released

Original Language French

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