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Girls in Distress

Girls in Distress

A Feature film by Georg Wilhelm Pabst

Produced by Globe Films

Release in France : 25/08/1939

    Synopsis

    Jacqueline is sixteen. Her parents are kept very busy by their mutual careers (Dad is a renowned attorney and Mum is a doctor running her own clinic). When they become aware that they neglect their daughter they send her to a boarding school for girls, impeccably run by Mme Vuillard. There Jacqueline meets her new friends who are, nearly all, the children of divorced parents.They all found a league against divorce they name Licodipa.When it is the turn of Jacqueline's parents to split up, and when Margot, Jacqueline's best friend, attempts to kill herself, distress sets in among the girls of the institution...

    Actors (39)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Globe Films

    French distribution :

    Lux Compagnie Cinématographique de France

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Editions René Château

    Full credits (11)

    Assistant directors :

    Jacqueline Audry, André Michel

    Author of original work :

    Peter Quinn

    Director of Photography :

    Michel Kelber

    Production managers :

    Arnold Misrach, Georg C. Horsetzky

    Production Designers :

    André Andrejew, Jacques Manuel

    Still Photographer :

    Roger Forster

    Dialogue Writers :

    Jean Bernard-Luc, Tristan Bernard

    Screenwriter :

    Christina Winsloe

    Sound Recordist :

    Robert Teisseire

    Editor :

    Louisette Hautecoeur

    Music Composer :

    Ralph Erwin

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Drama

    Production language :

    French

    Production country :

    France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Production year :

    1939

    French release :

    25/08/1939

    Runtime :

    1 h 30 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    985

    Visa issue date :

    01/10/1940

    Approval :

    Unknown

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.37

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (3)

    Director

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