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The West (1938 film)

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The West
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Directed byHenri Fescourt
Written by
Produced byClaude Dolbert
Starring
Cinematography
Edited by
  • Jean Bert
  • André Gug
Music byJane Bos
Production
company
Les Productions Claude Dolbert
Distributed byPellegrin
Release date
16 February 1938
Running time
100 minutes
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench

The West (French: L'occident) is a 1938 French drama film directed by Henri Fescourt and starring Charles Vanel, José Noguéro and Hélène Robert.[1] It is a remake of the director's own 1928 silent film of the same title.

The film's sets were designed by the art director Jean Douarinou.

Synopsis

The film portrays the relationship between a female Moroccan student, who has been forced to leave her studies at the Sorbonne for financial reasons and works as a dancer in a Paris nightclub, and a French naval officer. However, on returning to Casablanca she is tricked into believing that he had the led attack on her village that wiped out her family. She begins to plot her revenge.

Cast

See also

References

  1. ^ Kennedy-Karpat p.78

Bibliography

  • Kennedy-Karpat, Colleen. Rogues, Romance, and Exoticism in French Cinema of the 1930s. Fairleigh Dickinson, 2013.
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