La Chance et l'amour (1964)
aka: Chance at Love
A film directed by Claude Berri, Charles L. Bitsch

Genre: Drama

Film Review

La Chance et l'amour is a French-Italian film drama first released in West Germany on 30th October 1964, directed by Claude Berri, Charles L. Bitsch, Eric Schlumberger and Bertrand Tavernier. Cinematography was by Charles L. Bitsch. It stars Françoise Arnoul, Michel Auclair, Francis Blanche, Bernard Blier and Antonello Campodifiori. It has also been released under the title: Chance at Love.   It is a Les Productions Georges de Beauregard production.   It is a black and white film and runs to 1 hour and 45 minutes.  

Our overall rating for La Chance et l'amour is: mediocre - watchable, but not unless you have something better to do,

Other memorable films that have been directed by Claude Berri include: Le Vieil homme et l'enfant (1967), Mazel Tov ou le mariage (1969), Manon des sources (1986) and Ensemble, c'est tout (2007). The actor Françoise Arnoul has also appeared in: Rendez-vous de juillet (1949), Des gens sans importance (1955), La Chatte sort ses griffes (1960) and Bobo Jacco (1979).

Other recommended drama films of the 1960s from France that you may want to consider are: Jean-Pierre Melville's L'Aîné des Ferchaux (1963), Jean-Pierre Melville's Le Deuxième souffle (1966), Peter Brook's Moderato cantabile (1960), Robert Bresson's Mouchette (1967) and Jean-Pierre Melville's Le Samouraï (1967).

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Film Credits

  • Director: Claude Berri, Charles L. Bitsch, Eric Schlumberger, Bertrand Tavernier
  • Script: Charles L. Bitsch
  • Photo: Charles L. Bitsch
  • Cast: Françoise Arnoul, Michel Auclair (Alain Lorrière - Une chance explosive), Francis Blanche (L'adjudant - Chance du guerrier), Bernard Blier (Camille - Une chance explosive), Antonello Campodifiori (Un truand - Une chance explosive), Georges Carpentier (Himself - Les interviews-vérités), Raffaella Carrà (Lisa - Lucky la chance), Maurice Chevalier (Himself - Les interviews-vérités), Claude Confortès (Un soldat - Chance du guerrier), Dani (L'amie d'Hélène), Georges de Caunes (Le journaliste - Les interviews-vérités), Hubert Deschamps (Deschamps - Chance du guerrier), Sophie Desmarets (Léa Anders - Lucky la chance), Paulette Dubost (Amélie Bizet - Fiancés de la chance), Roger Dumas (Taupin - Chance du guerrier), Pierre Fabre (Un soldat - Chance du guerrier), Jeanne Fusier-Gir (Mme Pillaud - Fiancés de la chance), Iran Ivry (Sophie - Une chance explosive), Pierre Leproux (Charles Bizet - Fiancés de la chance), Jacques Léonard (Un truand - Une chance explosive), Bob Morel (Un truand - Une chance explosive), Edouard F. Médard (Un truand - Une chance explosive), Jacques Perrin (Marc Bizet - Fiancés de la chance), Michel Piccoli (Philippe Decharme - Lucky la chance), Marcel Pérès (M. Feuillard - Fiancés de la chance)
  • Country: France / Italy
  • Language: French
  • Support: Black and White
  • Runtime: 105 min
  • Aka: Chance at Love

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