Edward and Caroline

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Edward and Caroline
Edward and Caroline.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Jacques Becker
Written byJacques Becker
Annette Wademant
Produced by Raymond Borderie
Starring Daniel Gélin
Anne Vernon
Elina Labourdette
Cinematography Robert Lefebvre
Edited by Marguerite Renoir
Music by Jean-Jacques Grünenwald
Union Générale Cinématographique
Distributed byL'Alliance Générale de Distribution Cinématographique
Release date
  • 6 April 1951 (1951-04-06)
Running time
88 minutes

Edward and Caroline (French : Édouard et Caroline) is a 1951 French comedy-drama film directed by Jacques Becker, starring Daniel Gélin and Anne Vernon. [1] It was entered into the 1951 Cannes Film Festival. [2]


The film's sets were designed by the art director Jacques Colombier. It was shot at the Billancourt Studios in Paris.


Édouard and Caroline are preparing for a family evening during which Édouard will be expected to play the piano. Lacking a dinner jacket Édouard goes to borrow one from his wife's cousin. In the meantime, Caroline attempts to re-model her dress to bring it more up-to-date. Her husband is not pleased and the evening consists of rows, fights and threats of divorce. It is the early morning before life returns to normal.


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