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Director  Rene Clair
Music director  Roman Vlad
Country  France, Italy
7.6/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
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Language  French
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Release date  March 16, 1950 (France) April 14 (Italy) August 25, 1952 (US)
Writer  Rene Clair (screenplay), Armand Salacrou (screenplay)
Screenplay  Rene Clair, Armand Salacrou
Cast  Gérard Philipe (Mefistofele / Faust), Michel Simon (Mefistofele / Faust), Nicole Besnard (Marguerite), Simone Valère (la princesse), Carlo Ninchi (le prince), Raymond Cordy (Antoine)
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La Beauté du diable (literally "the beauty of the devil"; originally released in the UK and USA as Beauty and the Devil) is a 1950 Franco-Italian fantasy film drama directed by René Clair. A tragicomedy with allegorical meaning, set in the early 19th century, it is about an ageing alchemist who is given the chance to be eternally young by the devil Mephistopheles.

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Cast

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  • Michel Simon as Mephistopheles / Old Professor Henri Faust
  • Gérard Philipe as Young Henri Faust / Young-looking Mephistopheles
  • Simone Valère as La Princesse
  • Carlo Ninchi as Le Prince
  • Nicole Besnard as Marguerite, the gypsy girl
  • Gaston Modot as Gypsy
  • Raymond Cordy as Antoine, the servant
  • Tullio Carminati as Le Diplomate
  • Paolo Stoppa as Official
  • Awards

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    The film was nominated or Best Film at the 1951 BAFTA Awards and won two awards at the Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists with a Silver Ribbon Best Actor award going to Michel Simon and best Best Production Design to Aldo Tommasini and Léon Barsacq.


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