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The Story of a Cheat

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The Story of a Cheat (1936)

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Drama Comedy 19361h 21m

Life story of a charming scoundrel, with little dialogue other than the star/director's witty narration. As a boy, only he survives a family tragedy when he's deprived of supper (poisonous mushrooms!) for stealing...concluding that dishonesty pays. Through years of dabbling in crime and amusing adventures, two women appear and reappear in his life, a dazzling blonde jewel thief and a stunning brunette gambler. Finally, he meets the mysterious Charbonnier who had saved his life in World War I, leading to the surprising next phase in his career...The Story of a Cheat featuring Sacha Guitry and Jacqueline Delubac is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel. It's a comedy and drama movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (2,239 votes).

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#46,983 Ranked Movie

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#11782 Ranked in Comedy Movies

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The Story of a Cheat has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.6 (2,239 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Life story of a charming scoundrel, with little dialogue other than the star/director's witty narration. As a boy, only he survives a family tragedy when he's deprived of supper (poisonous mushrooms!) for stealing...concluding that dishonesty pays. Through years of dabbling in crime and amusing adventures, two women appear and reappear in his life, a dazzling blonde jewel thief and a stunning brunette gambler. Finally, he meets the mysterious Charbonnier who had saved his life in World War I, leading to the surprising next phase in his career...

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 1h 21m

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Related Genres: DramaComedy
Country of origin: France
Available to watch on: The Criterion Channel
Original Release Date: Oct 2, 1936