Miquette (1950 film)

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Directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot
Screenplay by Jean Ferry
Henri-Georges Clouzot
Based onMiquette et sa mere by
Robert de Flers &
Gaston Arman de Caillavet
Produced by
Edited by Monique Kirsanoff
Music by Albert Lasry
Compagnie Industrielle et Commerciale Cinématographique
Distributed by Les Films Corona
Release date
14 April 1950
Running time
95 minutes
Language French
Box office2,159,279 admissions (France) [1]

Miquette (French: Miquette et sa mère) is a 1950 French comedy film directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot and starring Louis Jouvet, Bourvil and Saturnin Fabre. The film was an adaptation of the play Miquette et sa mere by Robert de Flers and Gaston Arman de Caillavet, which had previously been adapted into 1934 and 1940 films. The film is set around the turn-of-the century.


It was shot at the Joinville Studios in Paris. The film's sets were designed by the art director Georges Wakhevitch. Clouzot was reluctant to make the film, but was contractually obliged to. It was not a commercial or critical success. [2]

Partial cast

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