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Director  Pierre Gaspard-Huit
Music director  Georges Auric
Country  France, Italy
6.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama, Romance
Duration  
Language  French
Christine (1958 film) movie poster
Release date  1958
Based on  novel by Arthur Schnitzler (Novel)
Writer  Arthur Schnitzler (play), Pierre Gaspard-Huit (adaptation), Hans Wilhelm (adaptation), Georges Neveux (dialogue)
Initial release  December 24, 1958 (France)
Screenplay  Pierre Gaspard-Huit, Georges Neveux, Hans Wilhelm
Cast  Romy Schneider (Christine), Alain Delon (Franz), Micheline Presle (Lena Eggersdorf), Jacques Duby (Joseph Binder), Jean-Claude Brialy (Theo Kaiser), Sophie Grimaldi (Mizzi)
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Christine is a 1958 film, based on the novel Liebelei by Arthur Schnitzler. The film was directed by Pierre Gaspard-Huit and the title character was played by Romy Schneider. The cast included Alain Delon as a young lieutenant.

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Schnitzler's play had been filmed in 1933 by Max Ophüls as Liebelei, starring Romy Schneider's mother, Magda Schneider.

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Synopsis

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In 1906 Vienna, a young lieutenant Franz (Alain Delon) has an affair with a married baroness, Lena, but decides to put an end to it when he meets Christine (Romy Schneider), a musician's daughter.

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Christine is almost engaged to a composer, Binder. But she falls in love with Franz. Franz breaks it off with Lena but Lena's husband, the Baron Eggesdorf, has discovered about the affair.

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While Christine and Franz plan their marriage the Baron challenges Franz to a duel. Franz is killed in the duel. Christine commits suicide.

Cast

  • Alain Delon as Franz Lobheiner
  • Romy Schneider as Christine Weiring
  • Micheline Presle as Baroness Lena
  • Sophie Grimaldi as Mizzie
  • Fernand Ledoux as Weiring
  • Jean-Claude Brialy as Théo Kaiser
  • François Chaumette as Wimmer
  • Jean Davy as Colonel
  • Production

    Charles Spaak was reported as working on the screenplay.

    At the time of filming, Schneider was one of the most popular stars in Europe, having enjoyed success starring in romances. Christine was an attempt to duplicate this, being aimed more at the French market.

    Delon had only just begun his career when he was cast. He and Schneider began a romantic affair that continued on and off for a number of years.

    Reception

    The film was the seventeenth most popular film at the French box office in 1958. Before it was The Ten Commandments, Les Miserables, The Cranes Are Flying, Sissi – Fateful Years of an Empress, Young Sinners, Mon Oncle, The Young Lions, Girl and the River, The Possessors, The Law Is the Law, Sans famille, The Vikings, In Case of Adversity, Maigret Sets a Trap, La Chatte, and The Mirror Has Two Faces.

    References

    Christine (1958 film) Wikipedia
    Christine (1958 film) IMDb Christine (1958 film) themoviedb.org


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