The Oldest Profession

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The Oldest Profession
The Oldest Profession FilmPoster.jpeg
Film poster
Directed by Claude Autant-Lara
Mauro Bolognini
Philippe de Broca
Jean-Luc Godard
Franco Indovina
Michael Pfleghar
Produced by Joseph Bercholz
Horst Wendlandt
Written by Jean Aurenche
Daniel Boulanger
Ennio Flaiano
Jean-Luc Godard
Klaus Munro
André Tabet
Georges Tabet
Edited by Nino Baragli
Agnès Guillemot
Release dates
  • 21 April 1967 (1967-04-21)
Running time
119 minutes
Country France
Language French

The Oldest Profession (French: Le Plus Vieux Métier du monde) is a 1967 internationally co-produced comedy film. It features contributions from six different film directors, each one doing a segment on prostitution through the ages.[1]


Prehistoric Era (directed by Franco Indovina)[2]
Roman Nights (directed by Mauro Bolognini)[2]
Mademoiselle Mimi (directed by Phillipe de Broca)[2]
The Gay Nineties (directed by Michael Pfleghar)[2]
Paris Today (directed by Claude Autant-Lara)[2]
Anticipation (directed by Jean-Luc Godard)[2]


  1. ^ Canby, Vincent. "NY The Oldest Profession". Retrieved 2010-01-29. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Canby, Vincent (1968-11-08). "Movie Review: The Oldest Profession". Retrieved 2010-01-29. [dead link]

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