Mon pere...il m'a sauve la vie | 2001

Drama, Adaptation
In 1949, following a botched robbery, Manu is imprisoned in Paris and sentenced to death. While on death row, Manu begins writing a book based on his attempted escape from prison. Unbeknownst to Manu, his estranged ...more

Cast

... Joe

Actor

... Manu

Actor

... Emilie

Actor

... Hecquet

Actor

... Manouche

Actor

... Barthy

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Actor

... Grinval

Actor

Company

Production Company

Cine Valse

Production Company

Production Company

Les Films Alain Sarde

Production Company

Rhone-Alpes Region

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Production Company

Synopsis

In 1949, following a botched robbery, Manu is imprisoned in Paris and sentenced to death. While on death row, Manu begins writing a book based on his attempted escape from prison. Unbeknownst to Manu, his estranged father Joe has been fighting for presidential clemency for over 4 years. Eventually Manu is exonerated and set free. He goes on to become a sucessful novelist, only to learn years later of the debt he owes his father.

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