Monsieur Vincent

Monsieur Vincent

Cover of the Timeless Multimedia VHS edition
Directed by Maurice Cloche
Produced by Viscount George de la Grandiere
Written by Jean Anouilh
Jean Bernard-Luc
Starring Pierre Fresnay
Music by Jean-Jacques Grünenwald
Cinematography Claude Renoir
Edited by Jean Feyte
Distributed by L'Alliance Générale de Distribution Cinématographique (1947 French release)
Lopert Pictures (1948 US release)
Release dates
5 November 1947
United States:
December 20, 1948
Running time
111 min.
Country France
Language French

Monsieur Vincent is a 1947 French film about Vincent de Paul, the seventeenth century priest and charity worker. It depicts his struggle to help the poor in the face of obstacles such as the Black Death.

In 1949 it won an honorary Academy Award as the best foreign language film released in the United States in 1948. The Vatican placed it amongst their list of approved films under the category of Religion due to its thematic nature in 1995.


Guy Lefranc was assistant director on the movie.

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