Les Uns et les Autres (in Spanish los unos y los otros ) is a film French of 1981, directed by Claude Lelouch .
It is an epic musical, generally considered as the masterpiece of Lelouch, along with A man and a woman . He won the Technical Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival in 1981. 1 It was the sixth most viewed film of the year of its premiere, with 3,234,549 spectators. 2
The film follows the story of four families of different nationalities ( Russian , German , French and American ) with the same passion for music, from the 1930s to the 1980s . Their stories are crossed several times in different places and times; The history is mainly marked by the experiences of the families during the Second World War
In 1936, in Moscow , a dancer named Tatiana marries Boris, who gives her a child just before she died during the war. In Berlin , the pianist Karl Kremer reaches the success after receiving praise from Hitler . In Paris , the young violinist Anne falls in love with Simon Meyer, a Jewish pianist , with whom one marries and they have a son, but they end in a train way to a Nazi concentration camp; On a high, the child is abandoned to escape death. In New York , Jack Glenn has made a name for himself with his jazz band .
Twenty years later, the children of these families revive the history of their parents; For her part, Anne continues the search for the child who left on the way to the concentration camp. The finale of the film reunites all the families in a show of classical dance musicalized by Bolero , of Maurice Ravel .
Although all the characters are fictional, several of them are based on the history of musical icons such as Édith Piaf , Josephine Baker , Herbert von Karajan , Glenn Miller and Rudolf Nureyev .
- Robert Hossein as Simon Meyer / Robert Prat
- Nicole Garcia as Anne Meyer
- Geraldine Chaplin as Suzanne Glenn / Sarah Glenn
- James Caan as Jack Glenn / Jason Glenn
- Daniel Olbrychski as Karl Kremer
- Jean-Claude Bouttier as Philippe Rouget
- Jorge Donn as Boris Itovitch / Sergei Itovitch
- Rita Poelvoorde as Tatiana Itovitch / Nadia Itovitch
- Macha Méril as Magda Kremer
- Évelyne Bouix as Évelyne / Édith
- Francis Huster as Francis
- Raymond Pellegrin as M. Raymond
- Paul Préboist as Édith’s grandfather
- Jean-Claude Brialy as the director of the Lido
- Marthe Villalonga as Édith’s grandmother
- Fanny Ardant as Véronique
- Jacques Villeret as Jacques
- Alexandra Stewart
- Richard Bohringer as Richard
- Nicole Croisille as Herself
- Ginette Garcin as Ginette
- Jean-Pierre Kalfon as Antoine’s father
- Geneviève Mnich as Jeanne, the mother of Jacques
- Eva Darlan as Eva
- Ernie Garrett as Bobby
- Francis Lai
- Barry Primus
- Valérie Quennessen as the bride of Francis Huster
- Brigitte Roüan
- Sharon Stone
- Michel Rivard
- Back to top↑ Cannes Film Festival: Les Uns et les Autres . Festival-cannes.com . Accessed May 31, 2009 .
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