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The Last Metro

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Film of the Alternative cinema: Authors' Collections series

Original title: Le Dernier métro

France, 1980

Runtime: 131 min

Director: François Truffaut

Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Jean Poiret, Andréa Ferréol, Paulette Dubost, Jean-Louis Richard, Maurice Risch, Sabine Haudepin, Heinz Bennent, Christian Baltauss, Pierre Belot, René Dupré

Paris, 1942. Lucas Steiner is a Jew and was compelled to leave the country. His wife Marion, an actress, directs the theater for him. She tries to keep the theater alive with a new play, and hires Bernard Granger for the leading role. But Lucas is actually hiding in the basement… A film about art and life.

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