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LOLA MONTES


Title of the Film LOLA MONTES
Alternative Titles LOLA MONTEZ; THE FALL OF LOLA MONTES; THE SINS OF LOLA MONTES
English Titles  
Year of Release 1955
Country of Origin France,West Germany
Language(s) French, German, English
Run Time (in minutes) 140
Length (in meters)  
Colour Eastmancolor
Genre Drama, romance
Based on/Source Novel by Cécil Saint-Laurent
Production Companies Gamma Film, Florida Films, Union-Film GmbH, Oska Film
Producer(s) Albert Caraco, André Haguet, Anton Schelkopf
Director Max Ophuls
Cast Martine Carol, Peter Ustinov, Anton Walbrook, Oskar Werner, Will Quadflieg, Ivan Desny, Carl Esmond
Literature Le Parisien Libré, 24 December 1955 (André Bazin)
Le Figaro, 24 December 1955
Le Monde, 27 December 1955
Arts, 28 December 1955 (François Truffaut)
Münchner Merkur, 29 December 1955 (Alexandre Alexandre)
Cahiers du Cinéma, January 1956
Süddeutsche Zeitung, 14 January 1956
Variety, 25 January 1956
Neue Zürcher Zeitung, 16 April 1956
Positif, May 1956
Jewish Chronicle, 22 November 1957
Times, 25 November 1957
Kinematograph Weekly, 28 November 1957
Picturegoer, 21 December 1957
Monthly Film Bulletin, January 1958
Films in Review, November 1959
New York Times, 20 April 1969 (Andrew Sarris)
Filmkritik, June 1974
Special notes Screenplay: Max Ophuls, Jacques Natanson, Annette Wademant, Franz Geiger




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