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Latin Quarter (1939 film)

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Latin Quarter
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Directed by
Written by
Edited byMaurice Serein
Music byC.P. Simon
Studio de la Seine
Distributed bySelb-Film
Release date
30 August 1939
Running time
101 minutes

Latin Quarter (French: Quartier Latin) is a 1939 French comedy film directed by Christian Chamborant, Pierre Colombier and Alexander Esway and starring Bernard Lancret, Jean Tissier, Blanchette Brunoy and Junie Astor.[1]


A wealthy banker, bored with his life, heads to the Latin Quarter of Paris where he pretends to be a struggling artist. He falls in love with a student from the Sorbonne and moves into the same boarding house as her while continuing his pretence of poverty.



  1. ^ Phillips p.14


  • Phillips, Alastair. City of Darkness, City of Light: Émigré Filmmakers in Paris, 1929-1939. Amsterdam University Press, 2004.

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