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La Roue (1923)

02/17/1923 (FR) Drama 6h 58m


Sisif, a railwayman, saves a young girl named Norma orphaned by a train crash and raises her as his own daughter alongside his son, Elie. As she becomes an adult, Sisif grapples with whether to tell Norma the truth about her parentage.

  1. Abel Gance

    Director, Writer

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  1. Séverin-Mars



  2. Ivy Close


  3. Gabriel de Gravone

    Gabriel de Gravone


  4. Pierre Magnier

    Pierre Magnier

    Jacques de Hersan

  5. Max Maxudian

    Le minéralogiste Kalatikascopoulos

  6. Georges Térof


  7. Gil Clary


  8. Abel Gance

    Abel Gance


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La Roue
La Roue

Status Released

Original Language French

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