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Le sorcier du ciel (1949)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Georges Rollin ...
Jean-Marie Vianney, le Saint Curé d'Ars
Marie Daëms ...
Catherine Lassagne
Dora Doll ...
Benoîte
Alfred Adam ...
Samson
Claire Gérard ...
Mme Bibost
Alexandre Rignault ...
Ruffin
Jandeline ...
Mme Ruffin
Léon Belières ...
M. Mandy, le maire d'Ars
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gisèle Alcée
Roland Armontel ...
Le sacristain
Johnny Chambot ...
Paul Malray jeune
Paul Faivre ...
L'abbé Toccanier
Paul Higonenc ...
Le père Clément
Daniel Ivernel ...
Georges Malray
Raymond Loyer ...
L'ombre
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14 October 1949 (France)  »

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Almas en lucha  »

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Very rare film about religion and the Devil
24 January 2006 | by (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

This very unusual and very rare film is a biography of Jean-Marie Vianney, the celebrated curé of a small French town called Ars who single-handedly brought it back to the Church after the French Revolution with his miraculous cures and who was eventually made a saint for his effort. It is unusual as it shows very graphically the curé's personal relationship with the Devil during late-night conversations which make watching this film a very creepy experience and one you never forget after witnessing it. Although this film was at least as popular as "Song of Bernadette" in Catholic circles in the fifties as a propaganda tool, it has almost totally disappeared from the radar nowadays and even finding a 16 mm version of it has become the Holy Grail of film collectors everywhere. I remember it as a very powerful piece of movie-making. It is based on a book by Jean-Charles Reynaud (who also wrote "Carnet de bal") which is not so difficult to find.


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