Casque d'Or Movie Review Summary

Actors: Simone Signoret, Serge Reggiani, Claude Dauphin, Raymond Bussières

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CASQUE D'OR (sometimes translated as Golden Marie in english speaking countries) is a movie written and directed by Jacques Becker in 1952.
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Marie is the concubine of one of the members of Claude Dauphin's gang of thieves. She falls in love with Manda, a carpenter. Both will spend some idyllic days in the country while Claude Dauphin, also in love with the beautiful Marie, is imagining a cruel way to get rid of his rival Manda by denouncing to the police Manda's best friend.

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   spurned lover goes for revenge    -   matchbreaker interference Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   French Woman/class/friends story?    -   story of lower class

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   prostitute/concubine Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm Misc setting    -   prison    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of dancing

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