Gervaise | 1956

Drama, Adaptation
A young woman grows up in the slum section of Paris in the 1850s is impreganted by her boyfriend who leaves her, and then suffers to get through life. She marries a nice, hard-working man, but an accident debilitates ...more
Director: Rene Clement
Awards: 1 Oscar nomination. Another 5 wins & 1 nomination | full awards »

Cast

... Gervaise

Actor

... Coupeau

Actor

... Virginie

Actor

... Madame Boche

Actor

... Lantier

Actor

... Gouget

Actor

... Adele

Actor

... Monsieur Boche

Actor

... Pere Colombe

Actor

... Monsieur Lorilleaux

Actor

... Madame Lorilleaux

Actor

... Maman Coupeau

Actor

Company

Agnes Delahaie Cinematographique

Production Company

CICC

Production Company

Silver Films

Production Company

Synopsis

A young woman grows up in the slum section of Paris in the 1850s is impreganted by her boyfriend who leaves her, and then suffers to get through life. She marries a nice, hard-working man, but an accident debilitates him. She suffers more injustices when her ex-lover returns and ends up retreating into alcoholism.

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