|They Were Five|
|Directed by||Jack Pinoteau|
|Produced by||Robert Jallès|
|Edited by||Marguerite Beaugé|
|Music by||Georges Van Parys|
|Distributed by||Société Marseillaise de Films|
They Were Five (French: Ils étaient cinq) is a 1952 French drama film directed by Jack Pinoteau and starring Marcel André, Jean Carmet and Jean Gaven.  It was shot at the Boulogne Studios in Paris. The film's sets were designed by the art director Jacques Colombier.
Following the Second World War, five inseparable comrades return home and swear eternal friendship. However this proves to be harder than they expect in peacetime. It ends tragically for several of the characters, one of whom is killed in the War in Indochina.
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