The Good Life (1964)

01/22/1964 (FR) Drama
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After twenty-seven long months spent in Algeria, Frédéric Simon, a young photographer is determined to forget this time of trouble. Now that the Army has finally discharged him he wants to live the good life. And at first, things go according to his wishes: not only does he marry Sylvie but they are invited by a wealthy man to Monte Carlo, where they spend a dream honeymoon. But back in Paris, hard times await them. Not finding work easily along with having to live in a cramped apartment make Frédéric bitter and unpleasant. When Sylvie becomes pregnant, he slams the door and finds consolation in the arms of Christine, an ex girlfriend, which he soon regrets. At last, the situation improves. Frédéric finds work and starts making money as a fashion photographer. But the good life cannot go on: one morning a policeman knocks at the young couple's door: the country wants Frédéric back in the Army.

  1. Robert Enrico

    Director, Writer

  2. Maurice Pons


Top Billed Cast

  1. Frédéric de Pasquale

    Frédéric de Pasquale

    Frédéric Simon

  2. Josée Steiner

    Josée Steiner

    Sylvie Simon

  3. Odile Geoffroy

    Odile Geoffroy


  4. Françoise Giret

    Françoise Giret


  5. Lucienne Hamon

    Lucienne Hamon

    The bus guide

  6. Gregori Chmara

    Gregori Chmara

    Joseph - the rich friend

  7. Nane Germon

    Nane Germon

    Mary - Joseph's wife

  8. Nicole Desailly

    Nicole Desailly

  9. Alice Reichen

    Madame Simon - Frederic's mother

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Original Title La Belle vie

Status Released

Original Language French

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