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|Directed by||Maurice Cloche|
|Written by|| Jean Anouilh |
|Produced by||Viscount George de la Grandiere|
|Starring|| Pierre Fresnay |
|Edited by||Jean Feyte|
|Music by||Jean-Jacques Grünenwald|
|Distributed by|| L'Alliance Générale de Distribution Cinématographique (1947 French release)|
Lopert Pictures (1948 US release)
Monsieur Vincent is a 1947 French film about Vincent de Paul. In 1949, it won an honorary Academy Award as the best foreign language film released in the United States in 1948. The Vatican placed it amongst their 1995 list of films under the category of Religion due to its thematic nature.  Pierre Fresnay portrayed Vincent.
The film depicts the life of Vincent de Paul, the 17th-century priest and charity worker. It depicts his struggle to help the poor in the face of obstacles, such as the Black Death.
Guy Lefranc was assistant director on the movie.
Jean Renoir was a French film director, screenwriter, actor, producer and author. As a film director and actor, he made more than forty films from the silent era to the end of the 1960s. His films La Grande Illusion (1937) and The Rules of the Game (1939) are often cited by critics as among the greatest films ever made. He was ranked by the BFI's Sight & Sound poll of critics in 2002 as the fourth greatest director of all time. Among numerous honours accrued during his lifetime, he received a Lifetime Achievement Academy Award in 1975 for his contribution to the motion picture industry. Renoir was the son of the painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir and the uncle of the cinematographer Claude Renoir. He was one of the first filmmakers to be known as an auteur.
Henri-Georges Clouzot was a French film director, screenwriter and producer. He is best remembered for his work in the thriller film genre, having directed The Wages of Fear and Les Diaboliques, which are critically recognized as among the greatest films of the 1950s. He also directed documentary films, including The Mystery of Picasso, which was declared a national treasure by the government of France.
The history of cinema in Quebec started on June 27, 1896 when the Frenchman Louis Minier inaugurated the first movie projection in North America in a Montreal theatre room. However, it would have to wait until the 1960s before a genuine Quebec cinema industry would emerge. Approximately 620 feature-length films have been produced, or partially produced by the Quebec film industry since 1943.
Pierre Fresnay was a French stage and film actor.
Nicole Stéphane was a French actress, producer and director.
Maurice Cloche was a French film director, screenwriter, photographer and film producer. Best known for his Oscar-winning film Monsieur Vincent (1947) he won a 1948 Special Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
The French Syndicate of Cinema Critics has, each year since 1946, awarded a prize, the Prix Méliès, to the best French film of the preceding year. More awards have been added over time: the Prix Léon Moussinac for the best foreign film, added in 1967; the Prix Novaïs-Texeira for the best short film, added in 1999; prizes for the best first French and best first foreign films, added in 2001 and 2014, respectively; etc.
The 3rd Cannes Film Festival was held from 2 to 17 September 1949. The previous year, no festival had been held because of financial problems.
At the Grand Balcony is a 1949 French drama film directed by Henri Decoin and starring Pierre Fresnay, Georges Marchal and Félix Oudart. It was entered into the 1949 Cannes Film Festival. The film's sets were designed by the art director René Renoux.
The Murderer Lives at Number 21 is a 1942 French comedy thriller film by director Henri-Georges Clouzot. Adapted by Belgian writer Stanislas-André Steeman and Clouzot from Steeman's 1939 book of the same title, it was Clouzot's debut feature film as a director. The film is about the hunt by detective Wens for the murderer Monsieur Durand, who leaves calling cards and manages to be everywhere at once. With the aspiring actress Mila Malou, Wens follows clues to a seedy boarding house where he hopes to find the murderer.
Jean Aurenche was a French screenwriter. During his career, he wrote 80 films for directors such as René Clément, Bertrand Tavernier, Marcel Carné, Jean Delannoy and Claude Autant-Lara. He is often associated with the screenwriter Pierre Bost, with whom he had a fertile partnership from 1940 to 1975.
Vient de paraître is a French film from 1949, directed by Jacques Houssin, written by Michel Duran, and starring by Pierre Fresnay. The film also features Louis de Funès.
The Voyage to America is a 1951 French comedy film directed by Henri Lavorel and starring Pierre Fresnay, Yvonne Printemps and Jean Brochard. The film contrasts the prosperity of France and the United States in the post-Second World War era It replaced the Laurel and Hardy film Atoll K at the Olympia cinema in Paris, and was much more successful.
The 8th Venice International Film Festival was held from 23 August to 15 September 1947. Screenwriter Vinicio Marinucci was appointed as the President of the Jury. Formally, it still was not the Golden Lion to designate the highest honor of the event. The prize was known as the Grand International Prize of Venice, which was awarded to The Strike, directed by Karel Steklý.
Yves Vincent was a French film and television actor.
The Black Diamond is a 1922 French silent mystery film directed by André Hugon and starring Claude Mérelle, Ginette Maddie and Armand Bernard.
The Puritan is a 1938 French crime film directed by Jeff Musso and starring Pierre Fresnay, Jean-Louis Barrault and Viviane Romance.
The Stairs Without End is a 1943 French drama film directed by Georges Lacombe and starring Pierre Fresnay, Madeleine Renaud and Suzy Carrier.
Albert Vidalie was a French writer, screenwriter, and songwriter.
The Théâtre de la Michodière is a theatre building and performing arts venue, located at 4 bis, rue de La Michodière in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris. Built by Auguste Bluysen in 1925 in Art Deco style, it has a tradition of showing boulevard theatre.