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Director:
Writers:
Charles Spaak (adaptation)
Charles Spaak (dialogue)
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Release Date:
18 March 1949 (USA) See more »
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Cast

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Madeleine Renaud ... Thérèse Gauthier
Charles Vanel ... Pierre Gauthier
Jean Debucourt ... Larcher
Raymonde Vernay ... Madame Brissard
Léonce Corne ... Le docteur Maulette
Raoul Marco ... Monsieur Noblet
Albert Rémy ... Marcel
Robert Le Fort ... Robert
Anne-Marie Labaye ... Jacqueline
Michel François ... Claude
Gaston Mauger ... Le successeur du docteur Maulette
Paul Demange ... Petit
Henry Houry ... Un membre du conseil d'administration
Anne Vandène ... Lucienne Ivry
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jacques Beauvais ... La maître d'hôtel (uncredited)
Fernand Blot ... Le vice-président (uncredited)
Marius David ... Un invité à la présentation (uncredited)
Bernard La Jarrige ... Le mécano (uncredited)
Marcel Laporte ... Le reporter (uncredited)
Pierre Leproux ... Camille (uncredited)
Georges Sellier ... Un membre du conseil d'administration (uncredited)
Renée Thorel ... La voisine (uncredited)
Roger Vincent ... Un invité à la présentation (uncredited)

Directed by
Jean Grémillon 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Charles Spaak  adaptation
Charles Spaak  dialogue
Albert Valentin  screenplay

Produced by
Raoul Ploquin .... producer
 
Original Music by
Roland Manuel 
 
Cinematography by
Roger Arrignon 
Louis Page 
 
Film Editing by
Louisette Hautecoeur 
 
Production Design by
Max Douy 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Serge Vallin .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Jean Putel .... sound
 

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Also Known As:
"Le ciel est à vous" - France (original title)
"The Sky Is Yours" - International (English title) (literal title)
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Runtime:
105 min | Germany:95 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Flawed, 27 April 2014
Author: zetes from Saint Paul, MN

A mechanic (Charles Vanel) and his high-strung wife (Madeleine Renaud) become obsessed with aviation. Eventually, Renaud attempts to challenge the distance record for aviatrices. This film is a little too unfocused at the start - Renaud doesn't even get into a plane until the 45 minute mark. The real weakness, though, is that the two protagonists become real jerks in the middle of the film. Flight becomes an addiction, so much so that they have to hock their daughter's piano to pay for the upgrades they need to break the record. There is a little bit of a comeuppance, but not really. And absolutely none for Renaud - she certainly doesn't learn her lesson. I certainly have to imagine that her kids will grow up hating her.

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