Julien Duvivier

David Golder

David Golder

The first sound film by Julien Duvivier also marked his first collaboration with the marvelous actor Harry Baur. Together, they brought to life the vivid protagonist of Irène Némirovsky’s best-selling first novel, an avaricious, self-interested banker whose family life is as tempestuous as his business dealings. Directed with visual panache, this grim yet arresting tale showcases Duvivier’s preternatural cinematic maturity during a transitional phase for the French film industry.

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Eclipse Series 44: Julien Duvivier in the Thirties

Julien Duvivier in the Thirties

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David Golder
Cast
Harry Baur
David Golder
Jackie Monnier
Joyce
Paule Andral
Gloria
Nicole Yoghi
The nurse
Jeanne Bernardi
Lady Rovenna
Jean Coquelin
Fishl
Gaston Jacquet
Hoyos
Jacques Grétillat
Marcus
Camille Bert
Tübingen
Charles Dorat
The emigrant
Jean Bradin
Alec
Paul Franceschi
Soifer
Léon Arvel
The doctor
Credits
Director
Julien Duvivier
Produced by
Marcel Vandal
Produced by
Charles Delac
Screenplay
Julien Duvivier
From the novel by
Irène Nemirovsky
Cinematography
Georges Périnal
Cinematography
Armand Thirard
Cinematography
Ganzli Walter
Editor
Jean Feyte
Art director
Lazare Meerson
Music
Walter Goehr
Songs
Léon Algazi
Sound recordist
Hermann Storr

From The Current

Eclipse Series 44: Julien Duvivier in the Thirties
Eclipse Series 44: Julien Duvivier in the Thirties

Julien Duvivier’s early sound films offer emotionally rich explorations of life in prewar France.

By Michael Koresky

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