L'Arlésienne (film)

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Directed by Marc Allégret
Written by Marcel Achard (adaptation), Marcel Achard (script), and Alphonse Daudet
Starring Raimu, Gaby Morlay and Louis Jourdan
Music by Georges Bizet
Cinematography Louis Page
Edited by Henri Taverna
Jacqueline Mondollot
Release date
4 September 1942 (France)
Running time
105 min
Country France
Language French

L'Arlésienne is a 1942 French drama film directed by Marc Allégret, starring Raimu and a young Louis Jourdan. It is based on Alphonse Daudet's play of the same name. [1] [2]


In the Camargue a local young playboy named Frédéri (Jourdan) falls in love with a young woman from Arles. However, he mustn't marry her because his family considers her unworthy since she once had a fling with a soldier. Frédéri is heartbroken.

His whole entourage tries to cheer him up. Little do they know that he will commit suicide after all.

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  1. ^ L'Arlesienne at Monsieur Louis Jourdan accessed 21 Jan 2014
  2. ^ "L'Arlésienne". unifrance.org. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 

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