Ariane (film)

Ariane is a 1931 German drama film directed by Paul Czinner and starring Elisabeth Bergner, Rudolf Forster and Annemarie Steinsieck.[1] It is an adaptation of the 1920 French novel Ariane, jeune fille russe by Claude Anet. Two alternative language versions The Loves of Ariane and Ariane, jeune fille russe were made at the same time. The film was the inspiration of the 1957 Billy Wilder film Love in the Afternoon.[2] Wilder remembered the film as "touching and funny".[2]

Ariane
Directed byPaul Czinner
Produced by
Written by
Starring
Music byAndré Roubaud
CinematographyAdolf Schlasy
Edited byHerbert Selpin
Production
company
Distributed byVereinigte Star-Film
Release date
  • 20 February 1931 (1931-02-20)
Running time
85 minutes
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman

The film's sets were designed by the art directors Erich Zander and Karl Weber. Location shooting took place in Paris.

Cast

References

Bibliography

  • Phillips, Gene D. (2010). Some Like It Wilder: The Life and Controversial Films of Billy Wilder. University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 978-0-8131-7367-2.
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