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Les Amants de Montparnasse
Les Amants de Montparnasse
Produced by Sandro Pallavicini
Directed by Jacques Becker
Written by Michel-Georges Michel
Starring Gérard Philipe
Lilli Palmer
Music by Paul Misraki
Cinematography Christian Matras
Editing Marguerite Renoir
Distributed by Franco London Films
Release date April 4, 1958
Runtime 108 min.
Language English
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Les Amants de Montparnasse is a French/Italian film chronicling the last year of the life of the Italian painter Amedeo Modigliani who worked and died in abject poverty in the Montparnasse Quarter of Paris, France. The film project was initiated by Max Ophuls who died before the script could be completed. Jacques Becker (September 15, 1906 - February 21, 1960) was a French screenwriter and film director. ... Gérard Philipe Gérard Philipe (December 4, 1922 – November 22, 1959) was a prominent French actor. ... Lilli Palmer (born Lillie Marie Peiser on May 24, 1914 in Posen, Prussia, Germany (then - after WW I - Poznan, Poland) - January 27, 1986 in Los Angeles) was an international actress. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... 1958 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Films are produced by recording actual people and objects with cameras, or by creating them using animation techniques and/or special effects. ... A painter is a person who paints woodwork, walls, etc. ... Amedeo Clemente Modigliani (July 12, 1884 – January 24, 1920) was an Jewish Italian painter and sculptor. ... The Montparnasse Tower, which at 209m was the tallest building in Western Europe when it was built. ... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... Max Ophüls (May 6, 1902 - March 25, 1957) was a German born film director. ...


The film poster, as seen here, billed the movie as "Montparnasse 19." 1942 US government war poster. ...


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