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Passionate Affair

Passionate Affair

A Feature film by Henri Decoin

Produced by Gaumont, Les Films Marly

Release in France : 29/04/1960

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Production and distribution (3)

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Gaumont, Les Films Marly

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Foreign production company :

Cérès Films


Internal contradictions about the nature and quality of romantic love battle it out in this routine drama about Elizabeth (Lucile Saint-Simon) a young woman with a problem. Her parents own a hotel at a ski resort and so Elizabeth encounters more than her share of ardent, admiring young men. She consistently puts them off but then buckles under the charms of a lusty Don Juan who is not so much interested in finding a Juliet as he is in finding a passing night of pleasure. Elizabeth ends up heartbroken but unbowed and in rebellion she marries an aspiring pianist. Seemingly settled down at last, she soon finds that both appearances and a marriage contract are not enough to extinguish her old flame.

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Full credits (10)

Adapters/dialogue writers :

Henri Decoin, Henri Troyat

Producers :

Alain Poiré, Hélène Dassonville

Director of Photography :

Pierre Petit

Production Manager :

Roger de Broin

Production Designer :

Robert Clavel

Dialogue Writer :

Henri Troyat

Screenwriter :

Henri Troyat

Sound Recordist :

Robert Teisseire

Editor :

Claude Durand

Music Composer :

Georges Van Parys

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Feature film

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100% French

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Runtime :

1 h 45 min

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