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The Devil and the Ten Commandments

The Devil and the Ten Commandments

A Feature film by Julien Duvivier

Produced by Filmsonor Marceau

Release in France : 14/09/1962

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Actors (50)

Production and distribution (5)

Executive Producer :

Filmsonor Marceau

Foreign production company :

Incei Film

French distribution :


Co-productions :

Mondex et Cie, Procinex

Film exports/foreign sales :

TF1 International

TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

TV broadcasts: details by country


The film consists of seven roughly 15 minute episodes, each showing what will happen if one or more of the Ten Commandments will be broken. The episodes are either mini-dramas. The European version has eight episodes.

In the first episode Jérome Chambard is warned that he will lose his job if he continues to swear.

In second episode Françoise Beaufort enamored of a stripper calls on her only to find her married to a janitor who doesn't know what kind of dancing his wife performs.

In the third episode Denis, a Jesuit novice, leaves the order to avenge his sister's suicide, which was provoked by Garigny, who seduced her into prostitution and drug addiction.

In the fourth episode Philip buys a necklace for Micheline though he is bored with her. Fernandel (horse-faced) declares that he is God.

In the fifth episode a young man find out that his real mother is not Madeleine, but actress Clarisse Ardant.

In the sixth episode Didier Marin, cashier of a bank, was fired by his boss.

In the seventh episode the Devil appears as a serpent for Jérome Chambard and the bishop are eating

Source : Wikipedia

Full credits (15)

Assistant Director :

Tony Aboyantz

Screenwriters :

Julien Duvivier, René Barjavel, Maurice Bessy

Sound Recordist :

Fernand Janisse

Assistant Operator :

René Schneider

Assistant editor :

Nicole Cayatte

Production Designer :

François de Lamothe

Music Composers :

Georges Garvarentz, Guy Magenta, Michel Magne

Sound Mixer :

Guy Chichignoud

Adapters/dialogue writers :

Henri Jeanson, Michel Audiard

Director of Photography :

Roger Fellous

Sound Assistant :

Fernand Sartin

Editor :

Paul Cayatte

Continuity supervisor :

Annie Maurel

Art Director :

Frédéric de Pasquale

Costume designer :

Tanine Autré

Technical details

Feature film

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Sub-genre :

Anthology film, Comedy

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Coproducer countries :

France, Italy

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Nationality :

Majority French (France, Italy)

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Runtime :

2 h 7 min

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Black & White

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