Send a Woman When the Devil Fails

Send a Woman When the Devil Fails is a film adaptation of Jean Amila's novel "Sans attendre Godot". Directed by Yves Allégret, it was Alain Delon's and also Bruno Cremer's film debut. [2] The film is also known as Quand la femme s'en mêle.[3]

Send a Woman with the Devil Fails
Directed byYves Allégret
Produced byCino Del Duca
Arys Nissotti
Pierre O'Connell
Written byJean Meckert
Charles Spaak
Based onSans attendre Godot
by Jean Amila
StarringEdwige Feuillère
Jean Servais
Jean Debucourt
Music byPaul Misraki
CinematographyAndré Germain
Edited byClaude Nicole
Cino del Duca
Royal Films
Régina Films
Plazza Films Productions
Distributed byCinédis
Release date
  • 15 November 1957 (1957-11-15) (France)
Running time
90 minutes
Box office913,880 admissions (France)[1]


Angèle (nicknamed "Maine") is the wife of Henri Godot who feels his marriage was menaced by a rival. When Angèle is approached by her former husband Félix he hires a young killer.



  1. ^ Film information at Box Office story
  2. ^ "Quand la femme s'en mêle". Retrieved 2013-08-01.
  3. ^ "Send a Woman When the Devil Fails". Retrieved 2013-08-01.

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