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Sirocco

Sirocco

A Feature film by Pierre Chenal

Produced by Gladiator Films

Release in France : 22/09/1938

    Synopsis

    Town trollop Safia, much against her better judgment, falls in love with Matteo, a beggar and mystic in the native quarter of Sirocco. She flees to France, first as the mistress and then wife of a wealthy archaeologist, and bears him Matteo's child, whom he believes to be his own. Complications arise years later when Matteo finds Safia, and a ring of blackmailers uncover her past and exposes her to her husband.

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (33)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Gladiator Films

    Full credits (12)

    Assistant Director :

    Henri Calef

    Author of original work :

    Jean Vignaud

    Screenwriter :

    Jacques Companeez

    Assistant Operator :

    Maurice Pecqueux

    Editors :

    Boris Lewin, Curt Courant

    Music Composers :

    Jacques Ibert, Mahieddine

    Dialogue Writer :

    Simon Gantillon

    Producers :

    Charles Smadja, André Parant, Bernard Natan

    Sound Recordist :

    Emile Lagarde

    Camera Operator :

    André Bac

    Production Designers :

    Maurice Colasson, Georges Wakhevitch

    Still Photographer :

    Emmanuel Lowenthal

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1938

    French release :

    22/09/1938

    Runtime :

    1 h 39 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    1038

    Visa issue date :

    31/08/1940

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono