Thomas the Imposter


1h 34m 1965

Brief Synopsis

In the First World War, when Paris is expected to fall to the Germans, the attractive widow, Princesse de Bormes, organises a convoy of cars to evacuate the wounded from the front, and bring them back to her villa in Paris to recuperate. The authorities will not give them passes until an innocent 16-year-old boy, Guillaume Thomas de Fontenoy, joins them and is mistaken as the nephew of the popular General de Fontenoy. The Princess is enraptured by Thomas and her daughter, Henriette, falls in love with him. However Thomas feels impelled to see more of the action of the war.

Film Details

Also Known As
Thomas l'Imposteur
Release Date
1965

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White

Synopsis

An romantic young man enlists to fight in World War I, full of idealism. When he meets a young princess on the front, caring for the wounded, the real horrors of war start to destroy his romanticism.

Film Details

Also Known As
Thomas l'Imposteur
Release Date
1965

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 34m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1965

Released in United States February 1965

Released in United States September 11, 1965

Shown at Berlin Film Festival February 1965.

Shown at New York Film Festival September 11, 1965.

Released in United States 1965

Released in United States February 1965 (Shown at Berlin Film Festival February 1965.)

Released in United States September 11, 1965 (Shown at New York Film Festival September 11, 1965.)