The Love of a Woman

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The Love of a Woman
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Directed by Jean Grémillon
Written by
Produced by
Cinematography Louis Page
Edited by
Music by
  • Les Productions Cinématographiques
  • Film Costellazione Produzione
Distributed byCiné Sélection
Release date
13 December 1953
Running time
104 minutes
  • France
  • Italy
Language French

The Love of a Woman (French: L'amour d'une femme, Italian: L'amore di una donna) is a 1953 French-Italian drama film directed by Jean Grémillon and starring Micheline Presle, Massimo Girotti and Gaby Morlay. [1] It was Grémillon's final feature film as director, although he made a handful of documentaries and short films.


The film's sets were designed by the art director Robert Clavel. It was shot at the Billancourt Studios in Paris and on location on the Île d'Ouessant off Finistère.


A young female doctor settles in a village on an island off the coast of Brittany, where she engages in a relationship with an engineer working on a project on the island.

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  1. The A to Z of French Cinema p.194