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The Prize / The Village Virgin

The Prize / The Village Virgin

A Feature film by Jean Boyer

Produced by Les Films Georges Agiman, Eminente Films

Release in France : 29/09/1950

    Synopsis

    Madame Husson and her circle of holier-than-thou-ladies (including an old maid, Madame Cadenas) are looking for a chaste and pure girl who will win a hefty sum !There's just one problem: the virgin girls are so rare that they are forced to elect a man: it's going to be the village idiot... After he gets the prize, our idiot leaves for Paris, where he gets transformed. He will return to the village with the proof that he is not "a virgin" anymore...

    Actors (20)

    Production and distribution (2)

    French distribution :

    Gaumont

    Full credits (10)

    Assistant directors :

    Jean Bastia, Robert Guez

    Author of original work :

    Guy de Maupassant

    Screenwriter :

    Marcel Pagnol

    Sound Recordist :

    Tony Leenhardt

    Production Designer :

    Robert Giordani

    Dialogue Writer :

    Marcel Pagnol

    Producers :

    Georges Agiman, Jean Darvey

    Director of Photography :

    Charles Suin

    Editor :

    Fanchette Mazin

    Music Composers :

    Etienne Lorin, Paul Misraki

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Comedy

    Production language :

    French

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    100% French

    Production year :

    1950

    French release :

    29/09/1950

    Runtime :

    1 h 24 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    10073

    Visa issue date :

    18/08/1950

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono