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Mais ne nous délivrez pas du mal
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Director:
Writers:
Joël Séria (dialogue)
Joël Séria (scenario)
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Release Date:
December 1971 (UK) See more »
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At First It Was Just a Game See more »
Plot:
Anne and Lore, neighbors and best friends, barely into their teens, board at a convent school where they have taken a vow to sin and to serve Satan... See more » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Truly original satanic film. See more (18 total) »

Cast

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Jeanne Goupil ... Anne
Catherine Wagener ... Lore
Bernard Dhéran ... L'automobiliste / Motorist
Gérard Darrieu ... Émile
Marc Dudicourt ... L'aumônier

Michel Robin ... Léon
Véronique Silver ... La comtesse / The Countess
Jean-Pierre Helbert ... Le comte / The Count
Nicole Mérouze ... Mme Fournier / Mrs. Fournier
Henri Poirier ... Monsieur Fournier (as Henry Poirier)
Serge Frédéric ... Le curé / Priest
René Berthier ... Gustave
Frédéric Nort ... Le facteur
Jean-Daniel Ehrmann ... Le commissaire (as Jean Daniel Ehrmann)
Dominique Ney
Nicole Gueden
Francine Istel
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ann Lewis

Directed by
Joël Séria 
 
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(in alphabetical order)
Joël Séria  dialogue
Joël Séria  scenario

Produced by
Bernard Legargeant .... producer
Ken Legargeant .... executive producer
Romaine Legargeant .... executive producer
Joël Séria .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Claude Germain 
Dominique Ney 
 
Cinematography by
Marcel Combes 
 
Film Editing by
Philippe Gosselet 
 
Costume Design by
Simone Vassort 
 
Sound Department
Philippe Gosselet .... sound
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Simone Vassort .... costumes
 

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Also Known As:
"Mais ne nous délivrez pas du mal" - France (original title)
"But don't deliver us from Evil" - Europe (English title) (literal title)
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Runtime:
102 min | USA:110 min (DVD version)
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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1.66 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Canada:18+ (Québec) | France:(Banned) (original rating) | France:-16 (re-rating) | Germany:16 | UK:X | USA:Unrated (DVD rating)

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Goofs:
Continuity: During the Satanic Mass and the following Lake Scene, the two girls wear see-through dresses. During the Mass, one can easily notice that Lore is wearing black panties, but, during the Lake Scene, she evidently wears nothing under her dress.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Settling the Score (2006) (V)See more »

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8 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Truly original satanic film., 1 May 2011
Author: FacemeltingFilms from United States

Sometimes a movie comes by and smacks you in face so hard you're view of film and your reasons for loving film change completely. Don't Deliver Us From Evil made me feel how I felt when I first watched Clockwork Orange or The Shinning. So much power and beauty delivered in the most perfect way it stops your heart.

DDUFE is not beautiful in the traditional way Kubric films or Wes Anderson films are beautiful. It is not a beauty based on a sill photo but based on the moving picture. The vision of bodies moving through space. Really what movies should be about. This is extremely hard to achieve in my opinion as I have only seen a few movies that truly accomplish it. To me DDUFE is the ultimate perfection of this. Warning though this is truly "only a movie for the open minded!" Two best friends in catholic school, Lore and Anne, have dedicated their lives to Satan. They spend the summer reading dirty books, killing small animals, seducing the gardener and setting fires. They marry under the name of Satan and steal church artifacts for Satanic rituals. This escalates further and further to an ending that will leave your jaw on the floor.

It's a very simple concept that is executed with an artists hand and a beautiful classical score that will make you want to kill kittens.

This movie is dedicated to the depraved. It promotes violence, sex, and Satan in an extremely compelling way. It is the ultimate peer pressure for little girls to behave badly. The movie itself is so dark and morbid and beautiful it feels as if it was sent from hell.

To truly enjoy this movie you must love depravity. To truly enjoy this movie you must cherish violence and savor death. To love this movie you have to be ready to witness the ultimate love between two girls and Satan.

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