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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

    Synopsis

    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...

    Source : IMDb

    Actors (16)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producers :

    Les Films Marceau, Les Films Vendôme

    French distribution :

    Les Films Marceau

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    TF1 Studio (ex-TF1 International)

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    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

    Music Composer :

    Louiguy

    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

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1951

    French release :

    01/02/1952

    Runtime :

    1 h 32 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    11731

    Visa issue date :

    12/12/1951

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono