The Naked Heart (1950)

11/16/1950 (FR) Drama 1h 40m
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At the beginning of the 20th century, in the North of the Province of Quebec. After five years spent in a boarding school, Maria Chapdelaine comes back to the family farm. Robert Gagnon, a villager and childhood friend, loves her secretly but Maria is wooed by Lorenzo Surprenant, a man who has fled his home town to escape the police. The one she is really in love with is François Paradis, a handsome trapper. The latter promises to marry her in the spring, as soon as he is back from the Far North. Robert, who is aware of how miserable Maria is, writes a letter to François , asking him to come back at once. Unfortunately, the young trapper is buried under the snow during a storm. As for Lorenzo he gets gunned down by the police. Finally understanding that Robert has sacrificed himself out of love for her, Maria accepts to become his wife.

  1. Marc Allégret


  2. Louis Hémon


Top Billed Cast

  1. Michèle Morgan

    Michèle Morgan

    Maria Chapdelaine

  2. Kieron Moore

    Kieron Moore

    Lorenzo Suprenant

  3. Françoise Rosay

    Françoise Rosay

    Laura Chapdelaine

  4. Jack Watling

    Jack Watling

    Robert Gagnon

  5. Philippe Lemaire

    Philippe Lemaire

    François Paradis

  6. Francis de Wolff

    Francis de Wolff

    Papa Suprenant

  7. George Woodbridge

    George Woodbridge

    Samuel Chapdelaine

  8. Fred Johnson

    Fred Johnson

    Le rebouteux

  9. Michael Mulcaster

    Michael Mulcaster


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Original Title Maria Chapdelaine

Status Released

Original Language French

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