Manon (film)

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Directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot
Written by Henri-Georges Clouzot
Jean Ferry
Starring Cécile Aubry
Michel Auclair
Release date(s) March 9, 1949 (1949-03-09) (France)
25 September 1950 (USA)
Running time 100 mins
Country France
Language French

Manon (French pronunciation: ​[manɔ̃]) is a 1949 French film directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot. It is a loose adaptation of the 1731 novel Manon Lescaut by Abbé Prévost. Clouzot updates the setting to World War II, making the story about a French Resistance fighter who rescues a woman from villagers convinced she is a Nazi collaborator.

The film won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.


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