The Hussy (French: La drôlesse) is a 1979 French drama film directed by Jacques Doillon. It was entered into the 1979 Cannes Film Festival, where Doillon won the Young Cinema Award.[1]

The Hussy
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Directed byJacques Doillon
Produced byDanièle Delorme
Yves Robert
Written byJacques Doillon
Denis Ferraris
StarringClaude Hébert
CinematographyPhilippe Rousselot
Edited byLaurent Quaglio
Release date
  • 23 May 1979 (1979-05-23)
Running time
90 minutes


François a misfit kidnaps Mado, an odd 11-year old, and a story of stockholm syndrome forms in the attic where Mado is locked.



  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: The Hussy". Retrieved 24 May 2009.

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