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The Story of a Cheat

Le roman d'un tricheur

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Directed by Sacha Guitry
France, 1936
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

Considered Sacha Guitry’s masterpiece, this fleet, witty picaresque about a gambler and petty thief is a whimsical delight. Guitry himself stars as the “tricheur” looking back fondly on a life of crime, which he narrates with an effervescence matched by his clever editing and cinematography.

Synopsis

Considered Sacha Guitry’s masterpiece, this fleet, witty picaresque about a gambler and petty thief is a whimsical delight. Guitry himself stars as the “tricheur” looking back fondly on a life of crime, which he narrates with an effervescence matched by his clever editing and cinematography.

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The Story of a CheatDirected bySacha Guitry

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Venice Film Festival
1936

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