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Second Childhood

Second Childhood

A Feature film by Jeff Musso

Produced by Lumen Films

Release in France : 24/08/1939

    Synopsis

    César (Raimu), a middle-ager of the "old school", offers shelter and comfort to sluttish Marcelle (Jacqueline Delubac). Despite his own reservations, César falls in love with the much-younger girl, remaining faithful to her even after he realizes that she cares only for his money. But when pimp Frossard (Pierre Brasseur) reenters Marcelle's life, it is too much for César to bear -- and this, coupled with the return of a mental sickness that César had contracted years earlier in colonial Africa, leads to tragedy...

    Actors (23)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Lumen Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Pandora

    Foreign production company :

    Scalera Film S.p.a.

    French distribution :

    Discina

    Full credits (7)

    Author of original work :

    Liam O'Flaherty

    Director of Photography :

    Ubaldo Arata

    Editor :

    Eraldo Da Roma

    Music Composer :

    Giuseppe Mulè

    Screenwriters :

    Jeff Musso, Maria Basaglia

    Production Manager :

    Georges Lampin

    Production Designer :

    Pierre Schild

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Love, Murder

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Italy

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1939

    French release :

    24/08/1939

    Runtime :

    1 h 28 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    1769

    Visa issue date :

    31/08/1939

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono