Bel Ami (1955 film)

Bel Ami is a 1955 historical drama film directed by Louis Daquin and starring Anne Vernon, Renée Faure and Jean Danet.[1] It was a co-production between Austria, France and East Germany. The film was shot in the Soviet-controlled Rosenhügel Studios in Vienna.

Bel Ami
East German poster
Directed byLouis Daquin
Produced byAndré Cultet
Oskar Glück
Written byGuy de Maupassant (novel)
Louis Daquin
Vladimir Pozner
Roger Vailland
StarringAnne Vernon
Renée Faure
Jean Danet
Music byHanns Eisler
CinematographyNicolas Hayer
Viktor Meihsl
Edited byLeontine Klicka
Projektograph Film
Kleber Film
Les Films Malhesherbes
Distributed byLes Films Marceau (France)
Progress Film (East Germany)
Release date
19 April 1955
Running time
100 minutes
East Germany

It is an adaptation of the novel Bel Ami by Guy de Maupassant.


French Version

German Version


  1. Williams p.150


  • Williams, Alan. Film and Nationalism. Rutgers University Press, 2002.
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