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The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

A Feature film by Jean Delannoy

Produced by Paris Film Production

Release in France : 19/12/1956

    Synopsis

    Paris, 1482. Today is the festival of the fools, taking place like each year in the square outside Cathedral Notre Dame. Among jugglers and other entertainers, Esmeralda, a sensuous gypsy, performs a bewitching dance in front of delighted spectators. From up in a tower of the cathedral, Frollo, an alchemist, gazes at her lustfully. Later in the night, Frollo orders Quasimodo, the deformed bell ringer and his faithful servant, to kidnap Esmeralda. But when the ugly freak comes close to her is touched by the young woman's beauty...

    Actors (55)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Paris Film Production

    French distribution :

    Cocinor

    Foreign production company :

    Panitalia

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    Full credits (18)

    Assistant directors :

    Pierre Zimmer, Alain Kaminker

    Dialogue Writers :

    Jacques Prévert, Jean Aurenche

    Producers :

    Robert Hakim, Raymond Hakim

    Sound Recordist :

    Jacques Carrère

    Camera Operator :

    Vladimir Ivanov

    Editor :

    Henri Taverna

    Production Designer :

    René Renoux

    Costume designer :

    Georges K. Benda

    Still Photographer :

    Raymond Voinquel

    Adapters/dialogue writers :

    Jacques Prévert, Jean Aurenche

    Author of original work :

    Victor Hugo

    Director of Photography :

    Michel Kelber

    Assistant Operator :

    André Domage

    Production manager :

    Ludmila Goulian

    Continuity supervisor :

    Claude Vériat

    Music Composer :

    Georges Auric

    Narrator :

    Pierre Fresnay

    Location Manager :

    Paul Laffargue

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama, Historical, Romance, Literary adaptation

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Italy

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Italy)

    Production year :

    1956

    French release :

    19/12/1956

    Runtime :

    1 h 55 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    14083

    Visa issue date :

    19/12/1956

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    2.35

    Audio format :

    Stereo

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Posters (2)

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