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The Red Inn

The Red Inn

A Feature film by Jean Epstein

Produced by Pathé Consortium Cinéma

Release in France : 05/10/1923

    Synopsis

    Based on the story by Honoré de Balzac. Caught in a storm, two young doctors book into an inn for the night and find themselves sharing a room with a Dutch diamond merchant. During the night Prosper steals from the merchant, but when he awakes in the morning he finds the merchant dead and his friend gone. When the stolen property is found on him he is arrested for the crime and executed. 25 years later the innkeeper's daughter relates the tale to a traveler, who in turn later relates it at a dinner party. At that party is Frederic Taillefer, the missing friend and murderer.

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (12)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Pathé Consortium Cinéma

    French distribution :

    Pathé Consortium Cinéma

    Full credits (7)

    Assistant Director :

    Robert Lefebvre

    Author of original work :

    Honoré de Balzac

    Camera operators :

    Roger Hubert, Robert Lefebvre

    Artistic Director :

    Louis Nalpas

    Adapter/dialogue writer :

    Jean Epstein

    Director of Photography :

    Raoul Aubourdier

    Production Designer :

    Quenu

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French (France)

    Production year :

    1923

    French release :

    05/10/1923

    Runtime :

    1 h 6 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Approval :

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.33

    Audio format :

    Silent