Le passage du Rhin
No upcoming broadcast (for now).
Two Frenchmen, German POWs in 1940, become friends. Jean, journalist, decides to escape as soon as he can. Roger, baker and pastry chef, hesitates about making a run for it. On this German farm, he discovers that "these people", aren't really very different from his own...
Directed by: André Cayatte (France/Germany/Italy, 1960, black and white)
Cast: Charles Aznavour (Roger Perrin), Nicole Courcel (Florence), Georges Rivière (Jean Durrieu), Betty Schneider (Alice), Georges Chamarat (Alice's father), Cordula Trantow (Helga), Jean Marchat (Delmas)
Awards: Golden Lion (1960 Venice Film Festival)