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Bel Ami (1955)

In the 1880s, Georges Duroy, back from the Colonies, arrives in Paris with the firm intention of conquering the capital through his power of seduction, his selfishness and cynicism. ... See full summary »

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Louis Daquin

Writers:

Louis Daquin, Vladimir Pozner (screenplay and dialogue) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Anne Vernon ... Clothilde de Marelle
Renée Faure Renée Faure ... Madeleine Forestier
Jean Danet Jean Danet ... Georges Duroy dit Bel Ami
René Lefèvre ... Le banquier Walter
Christl Mardayn ... Virginie Walter
Marianne Schönauer ... Madeleine Forestier
Maria Emo ... Suzanne Walter
Jacqueline Duc Jacqueline Duc ... Rachel
Jean-Roger Caussimon ... Charles Forestier
Lukas Ammann ... Le ministre Laroche-Mathieu
Egon von Jordan ... Le reporter Saint-Potin
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Storyline

In the 1880s, Georges Duroy, back from the Colonies, arrives in Paris with the firm intention of conquering the capital through his power of seduction, his selfishness and cynicism. Entering into journalism through the back door he will soon rise to the top with the support of several women: Madeleine Forestier, the wife of his journalist friend Charles; Clothilde de Marelle, his first mistress; Virginie Walter, the wife of a newspaper owner; Suzanne Walter, her daughter who eventually marries Duroy. Written by Guy Bellinger

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Drama

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Country:

Austria | France | East Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

19 April 1955 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

Bel Ami See more »

Filming Locations:

Vienna, Austria See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Agfacolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Simultaneously filmed in Austria from May to July 1954, in both Austrian and French versions, with separate German and French speaking casts in each. See more »

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Version of Bel-Ami Der Frauenheld von Paris (1955) See more »

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