Malaria (1943 film)

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Directed by Jean Gourguet
Written by
Produced by
Cinematography Georges Million
Edited by Émilienne Bigand
Music by Arthur Hoérée
Union Française de Production Cinématographique
Distributed bySociete d'Edition et de Location de Films
Release date
30 June 1943
Running time
90 minutes
Language French

Malaria is a 1943 French drama film directed by Jean Gourguet and starring Mireille Balin, Sessue Hayakawa and Jacques Dumesnil. [1]


The film's sets were designed by the art director Robert Dumesnil.


In the French colonial empire a love triangle develops between two men and a woman. She begins having an affair with a man who promises to take her back to Europe and away from the tropical colony which she finds like a prison. However a native servant overhears them and then mysteriously disappears, leading to suspicions of murders.


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  1. Kennedy-Karpat p.183