Daughters of Destiny
|Daughters of Destiny|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Marcello Pagliero (segment "Elisabeth")
Jean Delannoy (segment "Jeanne")
Christian-Jaque (segment "Lysistrata")
|Produced by||Henry Deutschmeister|
|Written by||André-Paul Antoine
|Story by||Sergio Amidei (segment "Elisabeth")
Aristophanes (segment "Lysistrata")
|Music by||Roman Vlad|
|Cinematography||Mario Craveri (segment "Elisabeth")
Robert Lefebvre (segment "Jeanne")
Christian Matras (segment "Lysistrata")
|Edited by||Laure Casseau (segment "Elisabeth")
James Cuenet (segment "Jeanne")
Jacques Desagneaux (segment "Lysistrata")
Franco London Films
|Distributed by||Continental Produzione|
|21 January 1954 (Italy)
27 January 1954 (France)
July 5, 1954 (USA)
|USA:94 min / UK:96 min|
|Country||France / Italy|
|Language||French / English|
Daughters of Destiny (UK title: Love, Soldiers and Women, French title: Destinées and Italian title: Destini di donne) is a 1954 Franco-Italian co-production motion picture comedy drama directed by Marcello Pagliero, Jean Delannoy and Christian-Jaque. The film stars Claudette Colbert (segment "Elisabeth"), Michèle Morgan (segment "Jeanne") and Martine Carol (segment "Lysistrata"). It tells three stories, unrelated but with a women and war.
Trilogy of stories: episode "Elizabeth" is about American war-widow who goes to Italy where her husband was in WW II; episode "Jeanne" tells the life of Jeanne d'Arc; episode "Lysistrata" is about Athenian wives, adaptation of the Greek play.
- segment "Elisabeth"
- Claudette Colbert as Elizabeth Whitefield
- Eleonora Rossi Drago as Angela Ascari/Farmgirl
- Mirko Ellis as Anthony
- segment "Jeanne"
- Michèle Morgan as Jeanne d'Arc/Joan of Arc
- Michel Piccoli as Pasquerel
- Dora Doll as Une fille
- Katherine Kath as La ribaude
- segment "Lysistrata"
- Daughters of Destiny at the TCM Movie Database
- Destinées at the Internet Movie Database
- Daughters of Destiny at AllMovie
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