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The Blonde Witch (1956)

La sorcière (original title)
Unrated | | Drama | 11 April 1956 (France)
Brulard, a French civil engineer on assignment in Sweden for a lumber company meets Ina, a local nature-girl type, falls in love, has an affair, tries to convert her to "civilization", but ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Marina Vlady ... Aino
Maurice Ronet ... Laurent Brulard
Nicole Courcel ... Kristina Lundgren
Michel Etcheverry Michel Etcheverry ... L'ingénieur Camoin
Rune Lindström ... Reverend Hermansson
Erik Hell ... Pullinen
Eric Hellström Eric Hellström ... Erik Lundgren
Ulla Lagnell Ulla Lagnell ... Mrs. Hermansson
Naima Wifstrand ... Maila
Ulf Palme ... Matti
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Brulard, a French civil engineer on assignment in Sweden for a lumber company meets Ina, a local nature-girl type, falls in love, has an affair, tries to convert her to "civilization", but ends up getting her killed by superstitious villagers instead. Written by Denis Sullivan <deniss@nac.net>

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love | based on novel | See All (2) »

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Introducing Marina Vlady as the Strange, Fascinating Beauty in a Story of UNINHIBITED LOVE!

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Drama

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Country:

France | Sweden

Language:

French | Swedish

Release Date:

11 April 1956 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Blonde Witch See more »

Filming Locations:

Askersund, Örebro län, Sweden See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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And now it's on DVD!!!
4 April 2007 | by peckinpaSee all my reviews

Thanks to the other commentators for providing encouraging reviews, which prompted me to buy it, sight unseen, when I came across a DVD listing. I agree--a remarkable, endearing film, one that demands purchase. I need to have this film on my shelf for repeat viewings. The movie is beautiful to look at, the story is very moving--a magical experience. And Marina Vlady (whom I have admired in the past) is lovely beyond words in this film--this role expresses her unique look better than any other, just as she embodies Ina better than any other actress could have.

The DVD, released by Ivy Video, is very nice, with a 4:3 aspect ratio. It includes a commentary track by Dan Yakir and a photo gallery. I found it at Movies Unlimited. Hurry and get it while it's available! Anyone seeking an enchanting experience won't be disappointed.


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