End of Desire

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1958
  • Running time: 86 min
One Life (French: Une vie) is a 1958 French drama film directed by Alexandre Astruc, starring Maria Schell and Christian Marquand. It is also known as End of Desire in the United States. It is set in the 19th century and tells the story of the unhappy... read more

One Life (French: Une vie) is a 1958 French drama film directed by Alexandre Astruc, starring Maria Schell and Christian Marquand. It is also known as End of Desire in the United States. It is set in the 19th century and tells the story of the unhappy marriage between an idealistic woman of aristocratic background and a cynical man. The film is based on the novel Une Vie by Guy de Maupassant. It was shown in competition at the 19th Venice International Film Festival. It had 2,315,098 admissions in France. The song "Une Vie", written by Roman Vlad and Marc Lanjean, was released as a single by Maria Schell in 1958, and also covered by Eddie Barclay's big band in 1959.

Original Release

09/24/1958

Cast

Maria Schell Jeanne Dandieu épouse de Lamare
Christian Marquand Julien de Lamare
Pascale Petit Rosalie
Louis Arbessier Monsieur Dandieu
Marie-Hélène Dasté Madame Dandieu
Antonella Lualdi Gilberte de Fourcheville
Ivan Desny De Fourcheville
Alexandre Astruc
Gérard Darrieu Un pêcheur
Andrée Tainsy Ludivine - la servante
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Alexandre Astruc

Writers

Alexandre Astruc, Guy de Maupassant, Roland Laudenbach

Cast

Maria Schell Jeanne Dandieu épouse de Lamare
Christian Marquand Julien de Lamare
Pascale Petit Rosalie
Louis Arbessier Monsieur Dandieu
Marie-Hélène Dasté Madame Dandieu
Antonella Lualdi Gilberte de Fourcheville
Ivan Desny De Fourcheville
Alexandre Astruc
Gérard Darrieu Un pêcheur
Andrée Tainsy Ludivine - la servante
Michel Slubicki Paul de Lamare

Producers

Agnès Delahaie Executive Producer

Editors

Claudine Bouché

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