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The Best Part

The Best Part

A Feature film by Yves Allégret

Produced by Le Trident, Silver Films

Release in France : 28/03/1956


    Philippe Morin, a young engineer passionate about his work, leads the construction of a huge dam in the High Alps. Like all the men who work on the building site, he gives the best part of himself. Unfortunately, his health deteriorates but he refuses to follow the doctor's orders as well as the advice of Micheline, a young nurse who has fallen in love with him. However, driven by the evolution of his illness, Philippe finally makes up his mind to go down to the valley for a treatment. On the very day of his departure though, a young Arab worker gets killed in a rock crusher...

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    Actors (28)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Le Trident, Silver Films

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    StudioCanal Films Limited

    Foreign production company :

    Noria Film

    French distribution :

    Columbia France

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    Full credits (19)

    Assistant directors :

    Suzanne Bon, Pierre Guilbaud

    Author of original work :

    Philippe Saint-Gil

    Screenwriter :

    Jacques Sigurd

    Director of Photography :

    Henri Alekan

    Sound assistants :

    Max Olivier, Victor Revelli

    Camera operators :

    Gustave Raulet, Henri Tiquet

    Editor :

    Claude Nicole

    Production Designer :

    Auguste Capelier

    Music Composer :

    Paul Misraki

    Location managers :

    Paulette Boréal, André Hoss

    Dialogue Writer :

    Jacques Sigurd

    Producers :

    Bluette Christin-Falaize, Robert Dorfmann

    Foreign producers :

    Tonino Cervi, Nino Costantini

    Sound Recordist :

    Robert Biard

    Assistant Operators :

    Raymond Menvielle, Georges Pastier

    Production Manager :

    Paul Joly

    Continuity supervisor :

    Marity Cléris

    Art directors :

    Jacques D'Ovidio, Claude Moesching

    Still Photographer :

    Sam Levin

    Technical details

    Feature film

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    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, France

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    Nationality :

    Majority French (Italy, France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

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    Black & White

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    Posters (3)