The Magnificent Tramp

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1h 21mDrama, Comedy1959

Archimède is a tramp like no other. Contrary to what you might expect, he enjoys the finer things in life – fine wine, a good meal and a cosy place to put down his head. Whilst his current home – a room in an apartment block under development – has served him well during the summer, it will be uncomfortable during the cold winter ahead. So he has two options: either he gets himself arrested so he can spend the winter months in jail, or he can go and rough it in the South of France. He decides on the former option, mainly because the food is more to his palate. However, smashing up a bar only earns him a week in prison. His sentence served, he vows to return…

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Cast & crew

Jean Gabin

Actor

Bernard Blier

Actor

Darry Cowl

Actor

Sacha Briquet

Actor

Dora Doll

Actor

Paul Frankeur

Actor

Gaby Basset

Actor

Guy Decomble

Actor

Paul Mercey

Actor

Gilles Grangier

Movie Director

Michel Audiard

Screenwriter