The Night Is Ours (1953 film)

The Night Is Ours (French: La nuit est à nous) is a 1953 French drama film directed by Jean Stelli and starring Simone Renant, Jean Danet and Jean Murat.[1] It was a remake of the 1929 German film The Night Belongs to Us.

The Night Is Ours
Directed byJean Stelli
Produced byHenri Ullmann
Written byFrançois Chalais
Henry Kistemaeckers (play)
Henri Vendesse
StarringSimone Renant
Jean Danet
Jean Murat
Music byRené Sylviano
CinematographyNicolas Hayer
Edited byPaul Cayatte
Compagnie Nouvelle du Cinéma
Distributed byCora Films
Release date
14 May 1953
Running time
90 minutes

The film's sets were designed by Jacques Colombier.


  • Simone Renant as Françoise Clozat
  • Jean Danet as Alain Brécourt
  • Jean Murat as Le colonel Gribaldi
  • Virginia Keiley as Diana
  • Jean Debucourt as Besagne
  • Germaine de France as Marthe
  • Christian Lude as L'imprésario de Diana
  • Huguette Vergne as La secrétaire
  • Paul Pavel
  • Paul Barge as Le mécanicien
  • Jacques Denoël as Un pilote
  • Jacques Butin
  • Roger Bontemps as Le radio
  • Jean Berton as Le docteur
  • Jacques Ferreol
  • René Hell as L'autre mécanicien
  • Jean-Louis Le Goff as Toto

See also


  1. Oscherwitz & Higgins p.311


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