The Farm of Seven Sins

The Farm of Seven Sins (French: La Ferme des sept péchés) is a 1949 French historical drama film directed by Jean Devaivre and starring Jacques Dumesnil, Claude Génia and Aimé Clariond.[1]

The Farm of Seven Sins
Directed byJean Devaivre
Produced byJean-Devaivre
Written byJanine Grégoire
René Méjean
StarringJacques Dumesnil
Claude Génia
Aimé Clariond
Music byJoseph Kosma
CinematographyLucien Joulin
Edited byLouis Devaivre
Neptune Films
Distributed byLa Société des Films Sirius
Release date
16 September 1949
Running time
90 minutes

The film's sets were designed by the art director Robert Hubert.


During the 1820s, a notorious opponent of France's Bourbon Restoration is murdered in his country house. The authorities investigate whether it was his friends or enemies who killed him.


The film won the Golden Leopard award at the 1949 Locarno International Film Festival[2]



  1. Crisp p.318
  2. "Winners of the Golden Leopard". Locarno International Film Festival. Archived from the original on 2009-07-19. Retrieved 2011-08-17.


  • Crisp, Colin. French Cinema—A Critical Filmography: Volume 2, 1940-1958. Indiana University Press, 2015.
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