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End of Desire

End of Desire

A Feature film by Alexandre Astruc

Produced by Agnes Delahaie Productions

Release in France : 24/09/1958

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Actors (9)

Production and distribution (3)

Executive Producer :

Agnes Delahaie Productions

French distribution :

Les Films Corona

Film exports/foreign sales :

mk2, Diaphana Films

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Normandy, second half of the nineteenth century. Jeanne Dandieu lives in a manor house with her parents and their servant Rosalie. She gets to know Julien, a handsome man, whom she soon marries. Her happiness is short-lived as she finds out that not only has Julien married her for her money but he cheats on her as well, with Rosalie to crown it all. The latter gives birth to a baby girl before leaving the house. Six years later, Julien has a new mistress, Gilberte de Fourcheville. Jeanne puts up with this new ordeal bravely. However Gilbert's husband surprises the two lovers in a caravan and, in a rage, hurls them over the edge of a cliff.

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Full credits (19)

Executive Producer :

Agnès Delahaie

Adapter/dialogue writer :

Roland Laudenbach

Screenwriter :

Alexandre Astruc

Sound Recordist :

Antoine Archimbaud

Assistant Operator :

Roger Tellier

Production Manager :

Louis Wipf

Assistant editor :

Nadine Trintignant

Production Designer :

Paul Bertrand

Costume designer :

Antoine Mayo

Location Manager :

Lucien Lippens

Assistant directors :

Claude Clément, Paul Seban

Author of original work :

Guy de Maupassant

Director of Photography :

Claude Renoir

Sound assistants :

Gabriel Salagnac, Henri Richard

Camera operators :

Jean-Marie Maillols, Andréas Winding

Editor :

Claudine Bouché

Continuity supervisor :

Odette Lemarchand

Music Composer :

Roman Vlad

Still Photographer :

André-Jacques Manson

Technical details

Feature film

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Runtime :

1 h 26 min

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Posters (3)


Festival Selections

Venice International Film Festival  - 1958

Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 1958)


Official Competition