Arletty, A Guilty Passion - Arnaud Sélignac - France



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French Cinema During Nazi Occupation

Arletty, A Guilty Passion (Arletty, une passion coupable, 2014)

Director: Arnaud Sélignac
Cast: Laëtitia Casta, Marie-Josée Croze, Ken Duken, Joséphine Draï
Genre: Drama


Love can conquer all, and so it is proved in this production. Eurochannel presents the story of a forbidden love that will have dire consequences for its protagonists. Come enjoy the thrilling deeds and desires of Arletty, A Guilty Passion.

Arletty, A Guilty Passion is an award-winning French telefilm directed by Arnaud Sélignac, known for his direction of the 1984 French cult film Nemo. In this new movie, the director puts across the romance of Arletty, a famous French actress, with a German officer during the days of Nazi occupation.

Praised by the local press, Arletty, A Guilty Passion delivers a stunning cinematic experience transporting viewers back to the WWII era. French supermodel-turned-actress Laëtitia Casta renders a tribute to the figure of Arletty as she magnificently portrays the torments of a woman blinded by the shinning glitter of passion and love.

Provoking, romantic and historical,  Arletty, A Guilty Passion won the Isabelle Nataf Prize (Press Award) at the famous Luchon Festival, which rewards France’s greatest television endeavors.  


In occupied Paris, during the filming of Les Enfants du Paradis, the nonconformist actress Arletty (Laëtitia Casta) lives according to her own rules, falling in love with a young German soldier, Hans Jurgen Soehring (Ken Duken).

Awards and Festivals:

Isabelle Nataf Prize (Press Award) – Festival des créations télévisuelles de Luchon 2015

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