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Genre  Comedy, Fantasy, Music
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Language  French
7/10 IMDb

Director  Rene Clair
Music director  Georges Van Parys
Country  France / Italy
Beauties of the Night movie poster
Release date  14 November 1952 (France) April 1954 (USA)
Writer  Rene Clair (scenario), Rene Clair (adaptation), Pierre Barillet (adaptation), Jean-Pierre Gredy (adaptation), Rene Clair (dialogue), Gian Luigi Rondi (credited in Italian version only)
Initial release  November 14, 1952 (France)
Screenplay  Rene Clair, Jean-Pierre Gredy, Gian Luigi Rondi, Pierre Barillet
Cast  Gérard Philipe (Claude), Gina Lollobrigida (Leila), Raymond Bussières (Roger), Martine Carol (Edmee)
Similar movies  Guardians of the Galaxy, Youth, The Jewel of the Nile, The Pianist, Eventyret om den vidunderlige musik, Helicopter String Quartet

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Les Belles de nuit (US title: Beauties of the Night) is a 1952 French language motion picture fantasy directed and written by René Clair who co-produced with Angelo Rizzoli. The film stars Gérard Philipe, Martine Carol, Gina Lollobrigida and Magali Vendeuil. It was nominated the Venice Film Festival for Golden Lion (René Clair).

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Plot

Impoverished piano teacher and composer Claude (Gérard Philipe) fantasizes about seducing beautiful rich women. One night a promising dream turns into a nightmare in which he's chased by the violent husbands and brothers of his lovers. He gets up and tries to stay awake for fear of feeling haunted again. Then he meets his neighbour Suzanne (Magali Vendeuil) who resembles a woman from his dream.

Cast

  • Gérard Philipe as Claude
  • Martine Carol as Edmee
  • Gina Lollobrigida as Leila / Cashier
  • Magali Vendeuil as Suzanne
  • Marilyn Buferd as Madame Bonacieux / Postal clerk
  • Raymond Bussières as Roger the mechanic
  • Raymond Cordy as Suzanne's father Gaston / Marquis
  • Bernard La Jarrige as Léon, le gendarme / Leon the gendarme
  • Albert Michel as Le facteur / Postman
  • Palau as The Old Gentleman
  • Jean Parédès as Paul the pharmacist
  • Paolo Stoppa as Opera director
  • References

    Beauties of the Night Wikipedia
    Beauties of the Night IMDbBeauties of the Night Rotten TomatoesBeauties of the Night themoviedb.org


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