The Story of a Cheat

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The Story of a Cheat ★★★ 1936

The hero of the film discovers at an early age that dishonesty is probably the best policy and he sets out to put his theory into use. Director/writer Guitry also turns in a great performance as the central character. Guitry was a major influence on such different directors as Welles, Resnais and Truffaut. Based on Guitry's novel “Memoires d'Un Tricheur.” In French with English subtitles. 83m/B VHS . FR Sacha Guitry; D: Sacha Guitry; W: Sacha Guitry.