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Les Jeux Sont Faits


Released in the US as The Chips are Down, [[Performer~P87393~Jean Delannoy~jeandelannoy]]'s Les Jeux sont Faits represented the first work written directly for the screen by [[Performer~P63209~Jean-Paul Sartre~jeanpaulsartre]]. Not surprisingly, the film is drenched with existentialist philosophy, but overall it works best as a romantic tragedy. The story takes place in an unnamed dictatorship, resistance fighter Pierre ([[Performer~P105379~Marcello Pagliero~marcellopagliero]]) is killed in a street...more