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School for Love (1955)

Futures vedettes (original title)
At the Conservatory of Vienna the student only have eyes for their beautiful singing teacher, tenor Eric Walter.

Director:

Marc Allégret

Writers:

Marc Allégret (adaptation), Vicki Baum (novel) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean Marais ... Eric Walter
Brigitte Bardot ... Sophie Dimater
Isabelle Pia Isabelle Pia ... Elis Petersen
Yves Robert ... Clément
Edmond Beauchamp Edmond Beauchamp ... M. Petersen - père d'Elis
Lila Kedrova ... Mme. Dimater - mère de Sophie
Yvette Etiévant ... Mme. Petersen - mère d'Elis
George Reich George Reich ... Dick Killian (as Georges Reich)
Léon Daubrel Léon Daubrel ... Le professeur
Marcelle Hainia Marcelle Hainia ... L'habilleuse
Alain Nobis Alain Nobis
François Valorbe François Valorbe ... Konig
Daniel Emilfork ... Le professeur de violon
Pierre Duprez Pierre Duprez
Georges Baconnet Georges Baconnet ... L'huissier du Conservatoire (as Baconnet)
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At the Conservatory of Vienna the student only have eyes for their beautiful singing teacher, tenor Eric Walter.

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very Fifties & pretty melodramatic
28 November 2013 | by wvisser-leusdenSee all my reviews

Above all, 'Futures vedettes' (= French for 'future stars') is a very 19-Fifties-film. It must have done well, I guess, in the many local movie-houses of the era -- providing entertainment in anyone's neighborhood before television was around. The charm of those days, a truly great period in the history of film, radiates off undiminished.

While watching 'Futures vedettes', one should realize that its attraction is for a large part provided by our knowledge of what came after wards: we see a young Brigitte Bardot in an early stage of her impressive career. One year before BB's break-through in 'Et Dieu creea la femme', to be exact, the film that catapulted her to world fame.

'Futures vedettes' already gives us a taste of well-known Bardot-trademarks: love for dancing (you may know that Brigitte qualified as a professional ballet dancer), love for animals (bathing in a pond between Chinese fish), and putting up anyone's temperature by modestly appearing naked.

Another catching feature of 'Futures vedettes' is its large amount of melodrama -- even when measured to 19-Fifties-standards. This adds a flavor that some may like and others may not. Anyway, it suits well with this film's setting in Vienna.


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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

15 June 1955 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Joy of Loving See more »

Filming Locations:

Vienna, Austria See more »

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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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