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Charles, Dead or Alive

Charles mort ou vif

Directed by Alain Tanner
Switzerland, 1969
Drama

Synopsis

On the 100th anniversary of the founding of a watchmaking company in Geneva, its owner Charles Dé gives his family the slip and moves in with a young couple he meets by chance, doing the cooking, reading, drinking, and engaging in philosophical discussions with them.

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Charles, Dead or Alive
Directed by Alain Tanner

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

1969 | Semaine de la critique

Berlin International Film Festival

2002 | Retrospective

Locarno International Film Festival

1969 | 2 wins including: Golden Leopard

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