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Uranus

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Uranus

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
100 minutes
performer:
Gerard Depardieu, Philippe Noiret, Gerard Desarthe, Michel Galabru, Michel Blanc
director:
Claude Berri
author:
Claude Berri
genre:
Foreign Language, Comedy, Drama

We gave it a B

Gérard Depardieu delivers a typically robust and passionate performance as a bar keep suspected of harboring a Nazi collaborator in this bittersweet postwar drama about blurred allegiances and casual hypocrisy in a bombed-out French town. Director Claude Berri (Jean De Florette) tells the story with a picturesque elegance that neatly contrasts with the fairly dire subject matter of Uranus. B

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