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That Most Important Thing: Love (1975)

R
109 min | Drama, Romance

Servais Mont, a photographer, meets Nadine Chevalier who earns her money starring in cheap soft-core movies. Trying to help her, he borrows the money from the loan sharks to finance the theatrical production of 'Richard III' and gives ...See moreServais Mont, a photographer, meets Nadine Chevalier who earns her money starring in cheap soft-core movies. Trying to help her, he borrows the money from the loan sharks to finance the theatrical production of 'Richard III' and gives Nadine a part. Nadine is torn apart between Servais, for whom she is falling in love, and her husband Jacques, to whom she has moral obligations. Written by Yuri German See less
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Christopher Frank (novel "La nuit americaine") (adaptation) (dialogue) | Andrzej Zulawski (adaptation)
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$ 5,370
Gross (USA)
$ 18,444
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Release date
Apr 1977 (United States)

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45 cast members
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Romy Schneider
Nadine Chevalier Nadine Chevalier   See fewer
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Fabio Testi
Servais Mont Servais Mont   See fewer
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Jacques Dutronc
Jacques Chevalier Jacques Chevalier   See fewer
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Claude Dauphin
Mazelli Mazelli   See fewer
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Roger Blin
Le père de Servais / Servais's father Le père de Servais / Servais's father   See fewer
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Gabrielle Doulcet
Madame Mazelli Madame Mazelli   See fewer
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Michel Robin
Raymond Lapade Raymond Lapade   See fewer
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Guy Mairesse
Laurent Messala Laurent Messala   See fewer
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Katia Tchenko
Myriam, la putain Myriam, la putain   See fewer
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Nicoletta Machiavelli
Luce, la femme de Lapade Luce, la femme de Lapade   See fewer
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Klaus Kinski
Karl-Heinz Zimmer Karl-Heinz Zimmer   See fewer
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Paul Bisciglia
L'assistant-metteur en scène L'assistant-metteur en scène   See fewer
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Henri Coutet
Le père de Jacques (scenes deleted) Le père de Jacques (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Sylvain Levignac
Le premier homme dans la brasserie (as Sylvain) Le premier homme dans la brasserie (as Sylvain)   See fewer
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Andrée Tainsy
La mère de Jacques (scenes deleted) La mère de Jacques (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Olga Valéry
La femme au godemiché La femme au godemiché   See fewer
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Jacques Boudet
Robert Beninge Robert Beninge   See fewer
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Robert Dadiès
Le médecin à l'hôpital / Un acteur au théâtre Le médecin à l'hôpital / Un acteur au théâtre   See fewer
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Georges-Fréderic Dehlen
Un acteur au théâtre (as Georges F. Dehlen) Un acteur au théâtre (as Georges F. Dehlen)   See fewer
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Jack Jourdain
Victor (as Jacques Jourdan) Victor (as Jacques Jourdan)   See fewer
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Claude Legros
Manuel Rosenthal Manuel Rosenthal   See fewer
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Maritin
Le frère de Jacques (scenes deleted) Le frère de Jacques (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Kira Potonie
La femme de Messala La femme de Messala   See fewer
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Michel Such
L'électricien L'électricien   See fewer
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Jacques Van Dooren
Verdurin Verdurin   See fewer
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Nadia Vasil
La réalisatrice La réalisatrice   See fewer
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Sin May Zao
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Gérard Zimmermann
Léonard Léonard   See fewer
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Philippe Clévenot
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Sybil Danning
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Marc Dudicourt
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Zouzou
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Frédérique Barral
Une fille dans la brasserie (uncredited) Une fille dans la brasserie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Claudine Beccarie
La fille dans la partouze (uncredited) La fille dans la partouze (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michel Berreur
Le second homme dans la brasserie (uncredited) Le second homme dans la brasserie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Guy Delorme
Un homme de main de Mazelli (uncredited) Un homme de main de Mazelli (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jerry Di Giacomo
L'anglais en travesti (uncredited) L'anglais en travesti (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michel Duchaussoy
Karl-Heinz Zimmer (voice) (uncredited) Karl-Heinz Zimmer (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Josep Maria Flotats
Servais Mont (voice) (uncredited) Servais Mont (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Serge Godenaire
L'éphèbe dans la partouze (uncredited) L'éphèbe dans la partouze (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gérard Moisan
Un autre homme de main de Mazelli (uncredited) Un autre homme de main de Mazelli (uncredited)   See fewer
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Manu Pluton
L'homme au gymnase (uncredited) L'homme au gymnase (uncredited)   See fewer
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Martine Sarcey
Luce (voice) (uncredited) Luce (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eric Vasberg
Le troisième homme dans la brasserie (uncredited) Le troisième homme dans la brasserie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard Vernon
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7.4 / 10 | 2,751 votes