Madly in Love (1943 film)

Madly in Love (French: Fou d'amour) is a 1943 French comedy film directed by Paul Mesnier and starring Elvire Popesco, Henri Garat and Micheline Francey.[1]

Madly in Love
Directed byPaul Mesnier
Produced byAndré Tranché
Written byPaul Mesnier
Max d'Yresme (novel)
StarringElvire Popesco
Henri Garat
Micheline Francey
Music byRoger-Roger
CinematographyGeorges Clerc
Monaco Films
Distributed byRadio Cinéma
Release date
16 June 1943
Running time
85 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director René Renoux.


The son of a department store owner falls in love with one of the customers. He discovers that she is the goddaughter of a professor who runs a private psychiatric hospital. In order to spend more time with her he decides to pretend to be mad and have himself admitted to the hospital as a patient.

Main cast


  1. Holmstrom p.144


  • Holmstrom, John. The Moving Picture Boy: An International Encyclopaedia from 1895 to 1995. Michael Russell, 1996.
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