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49 Ratings

The Long Absence

Une aussi longue absence

Directed by Henri Colpi
France, Italy, 1961


A middle-aged woman, running a cafe in Paris, recognizes a tramp to be the husband she thought she lost in the war many years before and now he suffers from amnesia.

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The Long Absence Directed by Henri Colpi

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1961 | Winner: Palme d'Or

BAFTA Awards

1963 | 2 nominations including: Best Film from any Source

Prix Louis Delluc

1960 | Winner: Prix Louis Delluc

Kinema Junpo Awards

1965 | 2 wins including: Best Foreign Language Film

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