Not Guilty (1947 film)

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Not Guilty
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Directed by Henri Decoin
Written by Marc-Gilbert Sauvajon
Produced by
Cinematography Jacques Lemare
Edited byAnnick Millett
Music by Marcel Stern
Les Films Ariane
Distributed byLa Société des Films Sirius
Release date
24 September 1947
Running time
95 minutes
Language French

Not Guilty (French: Non coupable) is a 1947 French crime drama film directed by Henri Decoin and starring Michel Simon, Jean Debucourt and Jany Holt. [1] It was shot at the Billancourt Studios in Paris. The film's sets were designed by the art director Emile Alex.



An alcoholic doctor, portrayed by Ancelin, accidentally kills someone when driving home intoxicated. Likely due to his knowledge of medicine, he manages to conceal the death as an accident. The situation unlocks a newfound self-confidence in the doctor which he then applies to other aspects of his life requiring repair.


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  1. The A to Z of French Cinema p.120