Miquette (1950 film)

Miquette (French: Miquette et sa mère) is a 1950 French comedy film directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot and starring Louis Jouvet, Bourvil and Saturnin Fabre. The film was an adaptation of the play Miquette et sa mere by Robert de Flers and Gaston Arman de Caillavet, which had previously been adapted into 1934 (Miquette) and 1940 (Miquette) films. The film is set around the turn-of-the century.

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Directed byHenri-Georges Clouzot
Produced byRaymond Borderie
Robert Dorfmann
Written byRobert de Flers (play)
Gaston Arman de Caillavet (play)
Jean Ferry
Henri-Georges Clouzot
StarringLouis Jouvet
Saturnin Fabre
Danièle Delorme
Music byAlbert Lasry
CinematographyLouis Née
Armand Thirard
Edited byMonique Kirsanoff
Compagnie Industrielle et Commerciale Cinématographique
Distributed byLes Films Corona
Release date
14 April 1950
Running time
95 minutes
Box office2,159,279 admissions (France)[1]

It was shot at the Joinville Studios in Paris. The film's sets were designed by the art director Georges Wakhevitch. Clouzot was reluctant to make the film, but was contractually obliged to. It was not a commercial or critical success.[2]

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  1. ^ "Bourvil Box Office". Box Office Story.
  2. ^ Lloyd p.64


  • Lloyd, Christopher. Henri-Georges Clouzot. Manchester University Press, 2007.

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