Beating Heart (film)

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Beating Heart
Battement de coeur 1940.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Produced by André Paulvé
Gregor Rabinovitch
Written by Hans Wilhelm
Max Kolpé
Michel Duran (dialogue)
Music by Paul Misraki
Cinematography André Germain
Robert Lefebvre
Edited by René Le Hénaff
Release date
  • February 3, 1940 (1940-02-03)
Running time
97 minutes
Country France
Language French

Beating Heart (French: Battement de coeur) is a 1940 French film directed by Henri Decoin, and starring Danielle Darrieux and Claude Dauphin.

It tells the story of a young woman escaping from reform school who tries to steal a foreign ambassador's watch but ends up falling in love with him.

The film was remade as Heartbeat (1946), with Ginger Rogers and Basil Rathbone.

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