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Les visiteurs du soir, director, Marcel Carné ; screenplay, Jacques Prévert and Pierre Laroche ; producer, André Paulvé

Label
Les visiteurs du soir, director, Marcel Carné ; screenplay, Jacques Prévert and Pierre Laroche ; producer, André Paulvé
Language
fre
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Not rated
Main title
Les visiteurs du soir
Medium
videorecording DVD
Oclc number
798729918
Responsibility statement
director, Marcel Carné ; screenplay, Jacques Prévert and Pierre Laroche ; producer, André Paulvé
Runtime
121
Series statement
The Criterion collection, 626
Summary
A lyrical medieval fantasy from the French director Marcel Carne. Two strangers dressed as minstrels arrive at a castle in advance of court festivities, and it is revealed that they are actually emissaries of the devil himself, dispatched to spread heartbreak and suffering. Their plans, however, are thwarted by an unexpected intrusion: Human love. Often interpreted as an allegory for the Nazi occupation of France, during which it was made
Technique
live action
resource.variantTitle
Devil's envoys, [videorecording (DVD)]
Classification
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