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The Night Heaven Fell

The Night Heaven Fell

A Feature film by Roger Vadim

Produced by Union Cinématographique Lyonnaise (UCIL), Productions Iena

Release in France : 16/04/1958

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Production and distribution (4)

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Union Cinématographique Lyonnaise (UCIL), Productions Iena

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TF1 International

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The spoiled Ursula de Fonte leaves the convent where she was educated to live with her Aunt Florentine and her tutor and uncle, Count Miguel de Ribera, in a farm nearby a village in Spain. While driving through the village, Ursula sees the local dweller Lamberto accusing her uncle of being responsible for the suicide of his sister. Lamberto goes to the farm to fight against Miguel but he is beaten up. Ursula falls in love with Lamberto but sooner she finds that he is Florentine's lover. When Miguel finds Lamberto in his real state, he shoots the trespasser and Lamberto stabs and kills Miguel. Ursula helps Lamberto to flee and they are chased by the police. Ursula becomes his lover and their love ends in tragedy.

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Full credits (17)

Assistant directors :

Jean Dewever, Paul Feyder

Producers :

Roger Debelmas, Raoul Levy

Director of Photography :

Armand Thirard

Sound assistants :

Fernand Janisse, Victor Revelli

Camera Operator :

Louis Née

Editor :

Victoria Mercanton

Continuity supervisor :

Suzanne Durrenberger

Music Composer :

Georges Auric

Still Photographers :

Serge Beauvarlet, Léo Mirkine

Author of original work :

Albert Vidalie

Screenwriters :

Jacques Rémy, Roger Vadim

Sound Recordist :

Robert Biard

Assistant Operators :

Robert Florent, André Tixador

Production managers :

Jean Pieuchot, Roger Debelmas

Assistant editor :

Gina Pignier

Production Designer :

Jean André

Costume designer :

Lucilla Mussini

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Feature film

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Italy, France

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Majority French (Italy, France)

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1 h 40 min

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