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The Hunting Ground

The Hunting Ground

A Feature film by Henri Verneuil

Produced by Les Films Marceau, Les Films Vendôme

Release in France : 01/02/1952

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Actors (16)

Production and distribution (3)

Executive Producers :

Les Films Marceau, Les Films Vendôme

French distribution :

Les Films Marceau

Film exports/foreign sales :

TF1 International

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In Cantagrel, Urbain Coindet, a farmer and town councilor in his forties, finds his wife hanging from a beam in the barn. Aurélie Coindet has committed suicide but but not everybody is convinced. The village is soon divided in two conflicting sides, the Republicans who support Urbain and the clericals accusing him of murder, which particularly suits Frédéric, a tobacco smuggler who hates the farmer.Urbain's case becomes even worse as he develops a tender feeling for Jeanne, a sweet young lady who happens to be Frédéric's sister...

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Full credits (15)

Assistant Director :

Pierre Chevallier

Author of original work :

Marcel Aymé

Screenwriters :

André Tabet, Henri Verneuil

Sound Recordist :

Constantin Evangelou

Editor :

Gabriel Rongier

Continuity supervisor :

Madeleine Santucci

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Location Manager :

Paul Laffargue

Dialogue Writer :

André Tabet

Producers :

Edmond Tenoudji, Adolphe Osso

Director of Photography :

André Germain

Assistant Operator :

Walter Wottitz

Sound Editor :

Jacques Lebreton

Production Designer :

René Moulaert

Still Photographer :

Gaston Thonnart

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Feature film

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100% French

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Runtime :

1 h 32 min

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