Edward and Caroline

Edward and Caroline (French: Édouard et Caroline) is a 1951 French comedy film directed by Jacques Becker, starring Daniel Gélin and Anne Vernon.[1] It was entered into the 1951 Cannes Film Festival.[2]

Edward and Caroline
Film poster
Directed byJacques Becker
Produced byRaymond Borderie
Written byJacques Becker
Annette Wademant
StarringDaniel Gélin
Anne Vernon
Elina Labourdette
Music byJean-Jacques Grünenwald
CinematographyRobert Lefebvre
Edited byMarguerite Renoir
Union Générale Cinématographique
Distributed byL'Alliance Générale de Distribution Cinématographique
Release date
  • 6 April 1951 (1951-04-06)
Running time
88 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Jacques Colombier. It was shot at the Billancourt Studios in Paris.


Édouard and Caroline are preparing for a family evening during which Édouard will be expected to play the piano. Lacking a dinner jacket Édouard goes to borrow one from his wife's cousin. In the meantime Caroline attempts to re-model her dress to bring it more up-to-date. Her husband is not pleased and the evening consists of rows, fights and threats of divorce. It is the early morning before life returns to normal.



  1. "New York Times: Easy Living". NY Times. Retrieved 19 July 2008.
  2. "Festival de Cannes: Edward and Caroline". festival-cannes.com. Archived from the original on 4 March 2012. Retrieved 2009-01-11.
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