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Live for Life

Live for Life
(Vivre pour vivre)
original film poster
Directed by Claude Lelouch
Produced by
  • Georges Dancigers
  • Alexandre Mnouchkine
Written by
  • Claude Lelouch
  • Pierre Uytterhoeven
Starring
Music by Francis Lai
Cinematography Patrice Pouget
Distributed by United Artists
Release dates 1967
Running time 130 minutes
Country France
Language French
Box office $400,000 (USA)[1]

Live for Life (French: Vivre pour vivre) is a 1967 French film directed by Claude Lelouch and starred by Yves Montand, Candice Bergen and Annie Girardot. The film won the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.[2] The film had a total of 2,936,035 admissions in France and was the 7th highest grossing film of the year.[3]

Plot

Yves Montand is Robert Colomb, a famous TV newscaster, married to Catherine (Annie Girardot), but continually unfaithful to her. Then he meets, and becomes fascinated with Candice (Candice Bergen). He takes her along on an assignment in Kenya and later establishes an "arrangement" with her in Amsterdam.

He is then assigned to Vietnam, tells Candice their affair is over and discovers that is more than acceptable to her as she as tired of him. Returning from a Vietnamese prison, he decides to return to Catherine, but discovers she has made a new life for herself.

Cast

See also

References

  1. ^ Tino Balio, United Artists: The Company The Changed the Film Industry, Uni of Wisconsin Press, 1987 p 231
  2. ^ "The 40th Academy Awards (1968) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-11-12. 
  3. ^ http://www.jpbox-office.com/fichfilm.php?id=9123&affich=france

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