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Sentimental Education

Sentimental Education

A Feature film by Alexandre Astruc

Produced by Comacico

Release in France : 19/09/1962

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Actors (7)

Production and distribution (5)

Executive Producer :


Foreign production companies :

Globe Films, Produttori Associati SRL, UFA - Babelsberg Film

French distribution :



Frédéric, a shy small-town man, falls in love with Anne, a middle class woman married to Didier, who cheats on her with top model Barbara. Catherine, a very determined woman, is secretly in love with Frédéric and in order to keep him away from Anne, pushes him into Barbara's arms. After a while, she gives herself to him. On the other hand, Didier is forced to leave the country due to a swindle. Anne decides to follow him but, before leaving, she exchanges a last kiss with Frédéric. Catherine understands she has lost the game. Frédéric remains by himself.

Source : IMDb

Full credits (8)

Executive Producer :

Roger Ribadeau-Dumas

Dialogue Writers :

Roger Nimier, Roland Laudenbach

Director of Photography :

Jean Badal

Production Designer :

Jacques Saulnier

Adapters/dialogue writers :

Roland Laudenbach, Alexandre Astruc

Author of original work :

Gustave Flaubert

Editors :

Geneviève Vaury, Maryse Siclier

Music Composer :

Richard Cornu

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :


Sub-genre :

Literary adaptation , Psychological comedy

Production language :


Coproducer countries :

France, Italy

Original French-language productions :


Production year :


French release :


Runtime :

1 h 32 min

Current status :


Visa number :


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Color type :

Color and Black & White

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