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Francinex was a French film production and distribution company active from the 1930s to the 1960s. It had its roots in Italian production interests before the Second World War, who were able to continue during the conflict due to film agreements between Mussolini's Italy and Vichy France. [1] The company was part of the Filmsonor-Cinedis group, but then passed under the direct control of the Italian producer Angelo Rizzoli in 1951. [2] It was involved in many post-war co-productions with Italy including the popular Don Camillo series [3] as well as the Fellini films Boccaccio '70 (1962) and (1963). [4]


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  1. Crisp p.79
  2. Nicoli p.175
  3. Small p.65
  4. Alpert p.308