The Testament of Dr. Cordelier Movie Review 1959

Information and Film Reviews for The Testament of Dr. Cordelier the Movie

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A strange, experimental fantasy about a Jekyll and Hyde-type lunatic stalking the streets and alleys of Paris. Originally conceived as a TV play, Renoir attempted to create a new mise-en-scene, using multiple cameras covering the sequences as they were performed whole. French with English subtitles.

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Available on VHS
Running time 95 minutes.
Originally from French.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Fantasy, Sanity Check, Paris
Screenplay
Jean Renoir
Cast
Jean-Louis Barrault, Michel Vitold, Teddy Billis, Jean Topart, Micheline Gary
Cinematography
Georges Leclerc
Director
Jean Renoir
Music
Joseph Kosma
Producer
Jean Renoir, French Television

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