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Vice and Virtue (original French title: Le Vice et la Vertu) is a 1963 French film set in World War II starring Annie Girardot as Juliette (Vice), Robert Hossein as the sadistic German officer and Catherine Deneuve, in her first notable film role, as Justine (Virtue).

Vice and Virtue
(Le Vice e la Vertu)
Vice and Virtue poster.jpg
original film poster
Directed byRoger Vadim
Produced byRoger Vadim
Alain Poiré
Written byClaude Choublier
Roger Vadim
Roger Vailland
StarringAnnie Girardot
Catherine Deneuve
Robert Hossein
O.E. Hasse
Music byMichel Magne
CinematographyMarcel Grignon
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Release date
Running time
108 min
Box office$9,339,984[1]

It was directed by Roger Vadim and inspired by some of Marquis de Sade's characters.



The film recorded admissions of 1,556,664 in France.[2]


  1. ^ JP. "Le Vice et la vertu (1963)- JPBox-Office".
  2. ^ Box office records of Roger Vadim films at Box Office Story

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