Tag Archives: Michel Auclair

Manon (1949) Henri-Georges Clouzot, Serge Reggiani, Michel Auclair, Cécile Aubry, Drama, Crime

Manon (1949)
An adaptation of Abbe Prevost’s classic French novel ‘Manon Lescaut’, updated to post-World War II France, in which a former French Resistance activist rescues Manon from villagers who want to lynch her for collaborating with the Nazis. They move to Paris, but their relationship quickly turns stormy after they get involved in profiteering, prostitution and murder…
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La fête à Henriette / Holiday for Henrietta (1952) Julien Duvivier, Dany Robin, Michel Auclair, Hildegard Knef

La Fete A Henriette (1952)
After the rejection of their latest – and preposterous – scenario, two script writers get back to basics to prepare a new movie. The new scenario centers on Henriette, a pretty, lively Parisian, and how she spends the 14th of July in Paris with her fiancé. We follow the tribulations of Henriette as various other characters make their entry in the story and turn a traditional festive day into something more adventurous than expected.
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