The Two of Us

December 19th, 2017


The Two of Us

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Release Year: 1967

Rating: 7.8/10 ( voted)

Critic's Score: /100

Director: Claude Berri

Stars: Michel Simon, Roger Carel, Paul Préboist

Claude is a Jew. Because of the risks of an arrest (France is occupied by the Nazis), his parents send him away to an elderly couple in the country. Pepe, the husband, is a Petain supporter and a anti-Semite, but he does not know about Claude's religion. The film is the story of their growing mutual affection.

Writers: Claude Berri, Gérard Brach, Michel Simon, Roger Carel, Paul Préboist, Michel Simon, Roger Carel, Paul Préboist, Luce Fabiole, Aline Bertrand, Sylvine Delannoy, Zorica Lozic, Jacqueline Rouillard, Marco Perrin, Denise Péron, Elisabeth Rey, Didier Perret, Kinou, Alain Cohen, Charles Denner, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Michel Simon - Pépé
Roger Carel - Victor
Paul Préboist - Maxime
Luce Fabiole - Mémé
Aline Bertrand - Raymonde
Sylvine Delannoy - Suzanne
Zorica Lozic - Madame Langmann
Jacqueline Rouillard - L'institutrice
Marco Perrin - Le curé
Denise Péron - (as Denise Peron)
Elisabeth Rey - La petite Dinou (as La petite Elisabeth Rey)
Didier Perret - Le petit frère de Dinou (as Le petit Didier Perret)
Kinou - Le chien (as Le chien Kinou)
Alain Cohen - Claude Langmann
Charles Denner - Monsieur Langmann

Country: France

Language: French

Release Date: 3 Jan 1967

Filming Locations: Studios Éclair, Épinay-sur-Seine, Seine-Saint-Denis, France

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Did You Know?

Director Claude Berri was born to Eastern European Jewish immigrant parents, on July 1, 1934, making him the same age as Claude, the boy in the film. Like the boy in the film, Claude Berri was sent away during the occupation of Paris to live with a non-Jewish family. His birth name was Claude Berel Langmann, but he changed it to be more "French." See more »


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