Murmur of the Heart

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Comedy Drama
  • Release year: 1971
  • Running time: 118 min
Louis Malle’s critically acclaimed Murmur of the Heart gracefully combines elements of comedy, drama, and autobiography in a candid portrait of a precocious adolescent boy’s sexual maturation. Both shocking and deeply poignant, this is one of the finest... read more

Louis Malle’s critically acclaimed Murmur of the Heart gracefully combines elements of comedy, drama, and autobiography in a candid portrait of a precocious adolescent boy’s sexual maturation. Both shocking and deeply poignant, this is one of the finest coming-of-age films ever made.

Original Release

04/28/1971

US Release

10/17/1971

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Cast

Lea Massari Clara Chevalier
Benoît Ferreux Laurent Chevalier
Daniel Gelin Charles Chevalier
Michael Lonsdale Father Henri
Ave Ninchi Augusta
Gila von Weitershausen Freda / Freda (the prostitute)
Michel Charrel Disquaire
Huguette Faget Mother
Isabelle Kloucowski Madeleine
Micheline Bona Aunt Claudine
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Louis Malle

Writers

Louis Malle

Cast

Lea Massari Clara Chevalier
Benoît Ferreux Laurent Chevalier
Daniel Gelin Charles Chevalier
Michael Lonsdale Father Henri
Ave Ninchi Augusta
Gila von Weitershausen Freda / Freda (the prostitute)
Michel Charrel Disquaire
Huguette Faget Mother
Isabelle Kloucowski Madeleine
Micheline Bona Aunt Claudine
Henri Poirier Uncle Leonce / Uncle Léonce
René Bouloc Man at Bastille Day party
Jacques Gheusi Hotel receptionist
Yvon Lec Father Superior
Bernadette Robert
Annie Savarin Le cuisinière
Jacques Sereys Le médecin (Doctor) / Doctor
Fabien Ferreux Thomas
Marc Winocourt Marc
Liliane Sorval Fernande

Producers

Editors

Suzanne Baron

1973 Oscar Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Factual Material or Material Not Previously Published or Produced Nominated
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