The Damned Lovers

The Damned Lovers (French: Les amants maudits) is a 1952 French crime film directed by Willy Rozier and starring Robert Berri, Jacques Dynam and Ginette Baudin. A film noir it has been described as post-Liberation French Bonnie and Clyde story".[1] It attracted audiences of around 1.1 million at the French domestic box office.[2]

The Damned Lovers
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German poster
Directed byWilly Rozier
Written byWilly Rozier
Produced byWilly Rozier
StarringRobert Berri
Jacques Dynam
Ginette Baudin
CinematographyFred Langenfeld
Edited byMireille Baron
Music byAlain Romans
Jean Yatove
Production
company
Sport-Films
Distributed byCocinor
Release date
13 March 1952
Running time
97 minutes
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench

SynopsisEdit

A cafe waiter reads crime novels and dreams of being a somebody. In order to impress his girlfriend he steals a car and becomes a real-life gangster.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Walker-Morrison p.44
  2. ^ Walker-Morrison p.224

BibliographyEdit

  • Walker-Morrison, Deborah. Classic French Noir: Gender and the Cinema of Fatal Desire. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2020.

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