Extenuating Circumstances (film)

Extenuating Circumstances (French: Circonstances atténuantes) is a 1939 French comedy film directed by Jean Boyer and starring Michel Simon, Suzanne Dantès and Arletty.[1]

Extenuating Circumstances
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Directed byJean Boyer
Written by
Produced byJean Martinetti
Starring
CinematographyVictor Arménise
Edited byMaurice Serein
Music byGeorges Van Parys
Production
company
Société Française de Production
Distributed byCompagnie Commerciale Française Cinématographique
Release date
26 July 1939
Running time
85 minutes
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench

It was shot at the Joinville Studios in Paris. The film's sets were designed by the art director Jacques Colombier.

SynopsisEdit

A retired judge known for his harsh views on law and order, leaves for a seaside holiday with his wife. However just outside Paris their car breaks down and they are forced to spend the night in a hotel which is a notorious haunt for criminals.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The A to Z of French Cinema p.294

BibliographyEdit

  • Dayna Oscherwitz & MaryEllen Higgins. The A to Z of French Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2009.

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