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The Case of Doctor Laurent

The Case of Doctor Laurent

A Feature film by Jean-Paul Le Chanois

Produced by Cocinex, Societé d'Exploitation et de Distribution de Films (SEDIF), Cocinor

Release in France : 03/04/1957

    Synopsis

    Noted for its footage of an actual childbirth, this is a movie about a kindly physician who tries to introduce modern medicine and sanitation to the residents of a small farming community. Trying to relieve their suffering during childbirth and trying to help them to prevent disease, he meets the age-old obstacle of superstition head-on.

    Source : allmovie.com

     

    Actors (39)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    TF1 Studio (ex-TF1 International)

    TV Broadcasts: Cumulative total

    TV broadcasts: details by country

    Full credits (17)

    Assistant directors :

    Pierre Granier-Deferre, Jean Vigne, Jacques Gaillard

    Producer :

    Ignace Morgenstern

    Director of Photography :

    Henri Alekan

    Assistant Operators :

    Raymond Menvielle, René Chabal

    Production Manager :

    Georges Charlot

    Assistant Editor :

    Jacqueline Aubery

    Production Designer :

    Serge Pimenoff

    Music Composer :

    Joseph Kosma

    Location managers :

    Paul Laffargue, Roger Descoffre

    Dialogue Writers :

    Jean-Paul Le Chanois, René Barjavel

    Screenwriters :

    Jean-Paul Le Chanois, René Barjavel

    Sound Recordist :

    René Sarazin

    Camera Operator :

    Gustave Raulet

    Editor :

    Emma Le Chanois

    Continuity supervisor :

    Geneviève Cortier

    Art directors :

    Jacques Paris, François de Lamothe

    Still Photographer :

    Léo Mirkine

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Themes :

    Medicine

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1957

    French release :

    03/04/1957

    Runtime :

    1 h 50 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    18354

    Visa issue date :

    08/03/1957

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono