Asmodée (1959)

06/09/1959 (GB) Drama 1h 30m
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Marcelle de Barthas is young French widow, who since her husband’s death some seven years previously, has lived a secluded life in her country house, with her four children. The eldest one, Emmy, is a beautiful and pure young girl of seventeen, who tentatively believes she has a calling to the religious life. The second child, Bertrand, aged fifteen, has been sent to England for an exchange holiday with a young English boy, Harry Fanning, and when the play opens, the French children are excitedly awaiting his arrival. Also living with the family is a French governess, and a tutor, Blaise Lebel. Lebel has a sombre power over the family, and it is the ‘intrusion’ of Harry that sets in motion in him a wave of resentment and fear.

  1. François Mauriac

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  2. Basil Bartlett

    Writer

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  1. Marius Goring

    Marius Goring

    Blaise Lebel

  2. Helen Cherry

    Helen Cherry

    Marcelle de Barthas

  3. Pamela Buck

    Emmanuele

  4. Maureen Pryor

    Mademoiselle

  5. John Bown

    Harry Fanning

  6. Ian Fleming

    Ian Fleming

    The Curé

  7. Frederick Victor

    Jacques

  8. Ronnie Raymond

    Jean

  9. Waveney Lee

    Anne

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Original Language English

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