The Pretty Miller Girl

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The Pretty Miller Girl
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Directed by Marcel Pagnol
Written byMarcel Pagnol
Starring Tino Rossi
Jacqueline Pagnol
Raoul Marco
Cinematography Willy Faktorovitch
Edited by Jeanne Rongier  [ fr ]
Music by Tony Aubin
Production
company
Société du Film La Belle Meunière
Distributed by Gaumont
Release date
23 November 1949
Running time
99 minutes
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench

The Pretty Miller Girl (French: La Belle Meunière) is a 1949 French musical film directed by Marcel Pagnol and starring Tino Rossi, Jacqueline Pagnol and Raoul Marco. It is part of the tradition of operetta films. The title is a reference to Schubert's song cycle Die schöne Müllerin .

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Synopsis

Composer Franz Schubert goes to the countryside to find inspiration. [1] [2] [3] He meets a girl, Brigitte, near a windmill. [1] [2] However, the local lord wants her as his lover. [2] [3] Distraught, Schubert leaves and writes some new music to get over it. [2] [3]

The film was shot with Rouxcolor technology. [4] The film's sets were designed by the art director Robert Giordani.

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References

  1. 1 2 AlloCine
  2. 1 2 3 4 UniFrance Films
  3. 1 2 3 La Belle Meunière, Premiere ,
  4. Brett Bowles, Marcel Pagnol, Manchester: Manchester University Press, p. 4