Maya (1949 film)

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Directed by Raymond Bernard
Written byRaymond Bernard
Based onMaya by Simon Gantillon
Produced by Ralph Baum
Viviane Romance
Starring Viviane Romance
Marcel Dalio
Jean-Pierre Grenier
Cinematography André Thomas
Edited by Charlotte Guilbert
Music by Georges Auric
Distributed by Lux Compagnie Cinématographique de France
Release date
30 November 1949
Running time
78 minutes
Language French

Maya is a 1949 French drama film directed by Raymond Bernard and starring Viviane Romance, Marcel Dalio and Jean-Pierre Grenier. [1] It is based on a 1924 play of the same title by Simon Gantillon. [2] It was shot at the Studio François I in Paris. The film's sets were designed by the art director Léon Barsacq.



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  1. Roust p.137
  2. Goble p.173