The American Beauty (La Belle Américaine) 60 years old

The American Beauty

Marcel, a simple-minded factory worker, is tricked into buying a high-priced American convertable car by a widow determined not to let it fall into the hands of her late husband's secretary/secret lover. Once in pocession of the car, Marcel only encounters one bad luck episode after another with the excessive gasoline consumtion, his wife trying to sell it to make ammends meet, getting into traffic jams, accidently riding into a car wash with the top down, and more

Credits

The American Beauty Cast

Name Character
Louis de Funès He was 47, 68 years old when he died as Le secretaire du commissariat / le chef du personnel
Bernard Dhéran He was 35, 86 years old when he died
Pierre Tchernia He was 33, 88 years old when he died
Jacques Charrier He was 24, now 85 years old
Jean Carmet He was 41, 73 years old when he died
Jacques Fabbri He was 36, 72 years old when he died
Michel Serrault He was 33, 79 years old when he died as le clochard
Philippe Dumat He was 36, 80 years old when he died
Jacques Legras He was 38, 83 years old when he died
Christian Marin He was 32, 83 years old when he died
Jean Lefebvre He was 42, 84 years old when he died as Chougnasse
Alfred Adam He was 53, 74 years old when he died
Colette Brosset She was 39, 85 years old when she died as Paulette
Colette Brosset She was 39, 85 years old when she died
Hélène Dieudonné She was 76, 95 years old when she died
Christian Duvaleix He was 38, 56 years old when he died
Michel Modo He was 24, 71 years old when he died
Dominique Maurin He was 12, now 73 years old
Claude Piéplu He was 38, 82 years old when he died
Jacques Balutin He was 25, now 86 years old
Maurice Gardett He was 39, 74 years old when he died
Jean Gras He was 34, 70 years old when he died
Gilberte Géniat She was 45, 70 years old when she died
Pierre Dac He was 68, 81 years old when he died
Guy Grosso He was 28, 68 years old when he died
André Badin He was 29, 76 years old when he died
Eliane D'Almeida
Robert Dhéry He was 40, 83 years old when he died as Marcel
Jacques Denoël He was 38, 54 years old when he died
Jean-Marc Thibault He was 38, 93 years old when he died
Robert Burnier He was 64, 76 years old when he died
Robert Rollis He was 40, 86 years old when he died
Bruno Balp He was 35, 82 years old when he died
Roger Pierre He was 38, 86 years old when he died
Annie Ducaux She was 53, 88 years old when she died
Robert Dhéry He was 40, 83 years old when he died
Catherine Sola She was 20, 73 years old when she died
René Sarvil He was 60, 74 years old when he died

The American Beauty Crew

Name Department
Albert Jurgenson as Editor. He was 32 (73) years old when He died Editing
Alfred Adam as Screenplay. He was 53 (74) years old when He died Writing
Pierre Tchernia as Screenplay. He was 33 (88) years old when He died Writing
Robert Dhéry as Director. He was 40 (83) years old when He died Directing
Robert Dhéry as Screenplay. He was 40 (83) years old when He died Writing
Édouard Harispuru as Producer. Production
The American Beauty poster
The American Beauty (60 years)

  • Release day: Friday, September 29, 1961
  • Runtime: 104 minutes