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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

    Synopsis

    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

    Actors (50)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Filmsonor Marceau

    Foreign production company :

    Incei Film

    French distribution :

    Cinédis

    Co-productions :

    Mondex et Cie, Procinex

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    TF1 Studio (ex-TF1 International)

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    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

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Anthology film, Comedy

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Italy

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Italy)

    Production year :

    1962

    French release :

    14/09/1962

    Runtime :

    2 h 7 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    26180

    Visa issue date :

    13/09/1962

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    CinemaScope

    Audio format :

    Mono