Manon
Manon (1949)

Adapted from the novel by Abbe Antoine-Francois Prevost, Manon is a WW II-era love story about a village girl (Cecile Aubrey) and a fighter (Michel Auclair) traveling to Paris. After staying with the fighter's brother, who forces the… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 9, 1949
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Bosley Crowther
New York Times

As a demonstration of human nature, we're afraid that this film Henri-Georges Clouzot has helped adapt and has directed fails to convey why a man would throw himself at the feet of an obviously no-good dame.

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TV Guide

A film made during the 'Tradition of Quality' period in France popular after WW II.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Clouzot's craftsmanship and style made an impression at the Venice Festival and it won Best Film in 1949.

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Film4

A pointed and powerful metaphor for the futility of war and the damage it does to the human spirit -- and one of Clouzot's finest films.

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