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The Comedians

1967
2h 30m
Drama
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Cast

Richard Burton (Brown)Elizabeth Taylor (Martha Pineda)Alec Guinness (Major H. O. Jones)Peter Ustinov (Ambassador Manuel Pineda)Paul Ford (Smith)Lillian Gish (Mrs. Smith)Georg Stanford Brown (Henri Philipot)Roscoe Lee Browne (Petit Pierre)Gloria Foster (Mrs. Philipot)James Earl Jones (Dr. Magiot)Zakes Mokae (Michel)Douta Seck (Joseph)Raymond St. Jacques (Captain Concasseur)Cicely Tyson (Marie Therese)Thomas Baptiste (Haitian Soldier)Make Bray (Haitian Soldier)Robin Langford (Angelito Pineda)Dennis Alaba Peters (César)

Director

Peter Glenville

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Synopsis

A cynical Welsh hotel owner secretly romances a diplomat's wife in Haiti, under the violent reign of the despot "Papa Doc" Duvalier.

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