The Faithful Heart

by Jean Epstein1h271923France
The Faithful Heart

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Marie wants to escape from her job and also from her lover, Paul, an unemployed drunk. She dreams of going off with Jean, a dockworker. The two men quarrel and fight over Marie on two occasions, but Paul retains a hold over her. Marie has a baby who falls ill and as time goes on Jean and a crippled neighbor try to help the child. Paul nearly causes the death of the child whilst in a drunken stupor and in a final struggle that occurs, the crippled woman seizes Paul's gun and shoots him dead.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Distributor : Pathé
    • Production Compagny : Pathé-Consortium-Cinéma
    • Director : Jean Epstein
    • Scenario : Jean Epstein, Marie Epstein
    • Photo Director : Paul Guichard
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1923
    • French release date : 14 août 1923
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Black and White
    • Language : French

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