Thus Finishes the Night

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Thus Finishes the Night
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Directed by Emil E. Reinert
Written by René Jolivet
Jacques Natanson
Henri Schneider
Produced by Robert Woog
Starring Anne Vernon
Claude Dauphin
Henri Guisol
Cinematography Roger Dormoy
Edited by Isabelle Elman
Music by Joe Hajos
Films Metzger et Woog
Distributed by Les Films Corona
Les Films Osso (Belgium)
Release date
17 August 1949
Running time
90 minutes
Language French

Thus Finishes the Night (French: Ainsi finit la nuit) is a 1949 French drama film directed by Emil E. Reinert and starring Anne Vernon, Claude Dauphin and Henri Guisol. [1]


It was shot at the Billancourt Studios in Paris. The film's sets were designed by the art director Lucien Aguettand.


A woman begins an affair with a concert pianist.


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