The French drama-comedy "L'Âge ingrat" ("That Tender Age") premieres on 23 December 1964 in Marseille, France. Directed by Gilles Grangier and written by Pascal Jardin and Claude Sautet, the film unites two major stars of French cinema Jean Gabin and Fernandel. Other stars are Marie Dubois and Fernandel's son Franck Fernandel.
Antoine Lartigue (Franck Fernandel) and Marie Malhouin (Marie Dubois), two young students, have got secretly engaged. Antoine is the son of the extravert Mediterranean pedal boat renter Adolphe Lartigue (Fernandel) and Marie is the daughter of the introvert Paris railway executive Émile Malhouin (Jean Gabin). To get to know each-other better Antoine invites the Malhouin's to stay in his St. Tropez villa during the summer holidays...
|Marie Dubois as Marie Malhouin and Franck Fernandel as Antoine Lartigue|
Adolphe Lartigue, Jean Gabin as Émile
Marie Dubois as Marie Malhouin and Franck Fernandel as Antoine Lartigue
|Franck Fernandel as Antoine Lartigue and Marie Dubois as Marie Malhouin|
- Marie Dubois as Marie Malhouin
- Paulette Dubost as Françoise Malhouin
- Madeleine Silvain as Eliane Lartigue
- Christine Simon as Florence Malhouin
- Nicole Valgran as Sophie Malhouin
- Andrée Brabant as the woman on pedal boat
- Yvonne Gamy as Félicie
- Claude Mann as Charles-Edouard
- Henri Rellys as M. Corbidas
- Jean Daniel
- Franck David as Henri Lartigue
- Joël Monteilhet as Jules Lartigue
- Georges Rostan as Max Lartigue
- Noël Roquevert as L'estivant récalcitrant
- Franck Fernandel as Antoine Lartigue
- Jean Gabin as Émile Malhouin
- Fernandel as Adolphe Lartigue
|Jean Gabin as Émile Malhouin and Marie Dubois as Marie Malhouin|
Jean Gabin as Émile Malhouin and Fernandel as Adolphe Lartigue
|Jean Gabin as Émile Malhouin and Fernandel as Adolphe Lartigue|
The opening credits are quite rare. All actresses are credited before the actors and the two major stars, Fernandel and Gabin, are mentioned at the very end of the credits.
Jean Gabin and Fernandel in "L'Âge ingrat"