The Call of Silence, also screened as The Call (French: L'Appel du Silence), is a 1936 French drama film directed by Léon Poirier and starring Jean Yonnel, Pierre de Guingand and Jacqueline Francell. It is a biography based on the life of the Catholic missionary Charles de Foucauld.[1]

The Call of Silence
Directed byLéon Poirier
Written byLéon Poirier
Produced byLéon Poirier
StarringJean Yonnel
Pierre de Guingand
Jacqueline Francell
CinematographyGoudard Georges
Georges Million
Music byClaude Delvincourt
Societé Artistique Commerciale et Industrielle
Distributed byCompagnie Industrielle Cinématographique
Release date
1 May 1936
Running time
109 minutes

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Charles de Foucauld travels the Sahara as a missionary. He is killed by local bandits.

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References edit

  1. ^ "APPEL DU SILENCE (L')". Retrieved 17 February 2014.

Bibliography edit

  • Andrews, Dudley. Mists of Regret: Culture and Sensibility in Classic French Film. Princeton University Press, 1995.

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