Sacred Woods

Sacred Woods (French: Le bois sacré) is a 1939 French comedy film directed by Léon Mathot and starring Elvire Popesco, Gaby Morlay and Victor Boucher.[1] It was based on a play by Robert de Flers and Gaston Arman de Caillavet which had previously been made into a 1915 Italian film by Carmine Gallone. The film's sets were designed by the art director Robert Gys.

Sacred Woods
Directed byLéon Mathot
Produced byFernand Weill
Lucien Weill
Written byRobert de Flers (play)
Gaston Arman de Caillavet (play)
Carlo Rim
StarringElvire Popesco
Gaby Morlay
Victor Boucher
Music byMarceau Van Hoorebecke
CinematographyNicolas Hayer
Edited byMarguerite Beaugé
Bervia Films
Distributed byLes Distributeurs Associés
Release date
26 November 1939
Running time
80 minutes



  1. Oscherwitz & Higgins p.113


  • Dayna Oscherwitz & MaryEllen Higgins. The A to Z of French Cinema. Scarecrow Press, 2009.
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