Anne-Marie (film)

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Directed by Raymond Bernard
Written by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Produced by P.J. de Venloo
Starring Annabella
Pierre Richard-Willm
Paul Azaïs
Cinematography Marc Fossard
Jules Kruger
Edited byRaymond Bernard
Music by Jacques Ibert
Distributed byAuréa-Films
Release date
  • 6 March 1936 (1936-03-06)
Running time
109 minutes
Language French

Anne-Marie is a 1936 French drama film directed by Raymond Bernard and starring Annabella, Pierre Richard-Willm and Paul Azaïs. If features Annabella as an aspiring young pilot. [1] It was shot at the Saint-Maurice Studios in Paris. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Jean d'Eaubonne and Jean Perrier.



Anne-Marie, a young civil aviation engineer, persuades several of her male colleagues to teach her to fly. Each of them fall slightly in love with her.



Writing for The Spectator in 1936, Graham Greene gave the film a mildly good review, describing it as "silly but with some amiable qualities". Commenting that "there is very little to be said for this odd plot", and suggesting that "there is no discoverable theme", Greene nevertheless praised Saint-Exupéry's scenario writing and concluded that "it is chiefly worth seeing for [its] exciting and beautifully directed melodramatic climax". [2]

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  1. Driskell p.97-98
  2. Greene, Graham (8 May 1936). "Anne-Marie/Tudor Rose". The Spectator . (reprinted in: John Russel, Taylor, ed. (1980). The Pleasure Dome. p. 73. ISBN   0192812866.)