Monsieur Vincent (movie)

Monsieur Vincent is a French film directed by Maurice Cloche, released in 1947 .

Synopsis

This film tells the true story of Saint Vincent de Paul , priest at the xvii th century who dedicated his life to the poor.

Technical sheet

  • Title: Monsieur Vincent
  • Director: Maurice Cloche
  • Realization assistance: Guy Lefranc
  • Scenario: Jean Bernard-Luc and Jean Anouilh
  • Dialogues: Jean Anouilh
  • Sets: René Renoux
  • Costumes: Rosine Delamare , Georgette Fillon
  • Photography: Claude Renoir
  • Sound: Jean Rieul
  • Editing: Jean Feyte
  • Music: Jean-Jacques Grünenwald , Jean Dalve
  • Orchestra: Société des concerts du Conservatoire , conductor Roger Désormière
  • Production: Georges de la Grandière , Andre Halley des Fontaines , Andre Lejard , Georges Maurer
  • Production Company: Publishing and Cinematographic Broadcasting , General Union Cinematographic
  • Distribution companies: AGDC
  • Filming Dates: March 17 to June 20, 1947
  • Filming locations: Interiors at Buttes Chaumont Studios ; outsides in Pérouges ( Ain ), especially in its medieval city .
  • Country of origin: France
  • Original language: French
  • Format: Black and white – 1.37: 1 – 35 mm – Mono sound
  • Genre: Historical Movie
  • Duration: 110 minutes (1h50)
  • Release date :
    • France :
  • Censorship Visa: N ° 4,535, issued on September 10, 1947

Distribution

  • Pierre Fresnay : Vincent de Paul , priest
  • Aimé Clariond : Cardinal Richelieu
  • Jean Debucourt : Philippe-Emmanuel de Gondi , Count of Joigny
  • Lise Delamare : Françoise Marguerite de Silly, Madame de Gondi
  • Germaine Dermoz : Queen Anne of Austria
  • Gabrielle Dorziat : The President Goussault
  • Pierre Dux : Chancellor Séguier
  • Yvonne Gaudeau : Louise de Marillac
  • Jean Carmet : Father Portail
  • Michel Bouquet : The tuberculous
  • Gabrielle Fontan : The old deaf man from the presbytery of Châtillon
  • Robert Murzeau : Mr. Besnier
  • Gabriel Gobin : A servant of Mr. Besnier
  • Claude Nicot : A page of Mr. Besnier
  • Marcel Pérès : La Pogne, the crippled former soldier
  • Francette Vernillat : The little girl
  • Georges Vitray : The Count of Châtillon
  • Vera Norman : Mademoiselle de Châtillon, Count’s daughter
  • Geneviève Morel : Marguerite Naseau
  • Ginette Gaubert : One of the ladies benefactors
  • Renée Thorel : One of the ladies benefactors
  • Marcel Vallée : The administrator of the hospices
  • Paul Demange : A sexton near the foundling children
  • Paul Faivre : A sexton near the foundling children
  • Guy Favières : The beggar bastard / A poor near the fireplace
  • André Dumas : Cardinal Graziani
  • Jeanne Hardeyn : Madeleine, a sister of charity
  • Joëlle Janin : Jeanne, the young novice sister
  • Maurice Marceau : A poor man
  • Maximilian : A devotee to the church
  • Marthe Mellot : The old woman who eats too much
  • Alice Reichen : The landlady
  • Nicole Riche : The landlady’s daughter
  • Jean Rougerie : A poor man
  • René Stern : An abbot with Madame de Gondi
  • Charles Gérard : A galérien (under reserves)
  • Georges Cerf
  • Yvonne Claudie
  • Jean Favre-Bertin
  • Harry-Max
  • Robert Le Beal
  • Max Rogerys
  • Tony Taffin
  • Jean-Marc Tennberg
  • Victor Vina

Around the film

  • Number of entries: 7,055,290 entries in France 1
  • With more than 7 million admissions in France, this film is the biggest success of Pierre Fresnay in the cinema.
  • In this film, we will note the presence of two future great actors: Jean Carmet still young beginner (in the role of Father Portail), and Michel Bouquet who finds his first role in the cinema (that of a tuberculosis).

Distinctions

  • 1947: Pierre Fresnay wins the Volpi Cup for Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival
  • 1947: The film wins the Grand Prix of French Cinema
  • 1947: Golden Lion nomination for Maurice Cloche
  • 1949: Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film
  • 1949: Appointment at the British Academy Film Awards for the best film
  • 1949: Prize for the best film awarded by the Belgian film press
  • 1950: Golden Globes nomination for the best promotion for the international agreement

Notes and references

  1. ↑ Mr. Vincent  [ archive ] on JP Box Office (accessed 2 June 2010).

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