Monsieur Vincent

Monsieur Vincent is a 1947 French film about Vincent de Paul, the 17th-century priest and charity worker. It depicts his struggle to help the poor in the face of obstacles such as the Black Death.

Monsieur Vincent
Cover of the Timeless Multimedia VHS edition
Directed byMaurice Cloche
Produced byViscount George de la Grandiere
Written byJean Anouilh
Jean Bernard-Luc
StarringPierre Fresnay
Aimé Clariond
Music byJean-Jacques Grünenwald
CinematographyClaude Renoir
Edited byJean Feyte
Distributed byL'Alliance Générale de Distribution Cinématographique (1947 French release)
Lopert Pictures (1948 US release)
Release date
5 November 1947
United States:
December 20, 1948
Running time
111 min.

In 1949, it won an honorary Academy Award as the best foreign language film released in the United States in 1948. The Vatican placed it amongst their list of approved films under the category of Religion due to its thematic nature in 1995. Pierre Fresnay portrayed Vincent.



Guy Lefranc was assistant director on the movie.



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