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LES VISITEURS DU SOIR (1942) * with switchable English subtitles *

Marcel Carné Writers: Jacques Prévert, Pierre Laroche Stars: Arletty, Marie Déa, Fernand Ledoux
$13.99


Satan délègue, sous l'apparence de ménestrels, deux de ses suppôts, Dominique et Gilles, pour semer malheur et destruction sur Terre en l'an de grâce 1485. Alors que Dominique réussit sa mission en soumettant à son emprise séductrice le baron Hugues et Renaud, le fiancé de la fille du baron, Anne, Gilles faillit à sa tâche en succombant amoureusement devant la pureté d'Anne à laquelle il ne devait apporter que tourments. Leur amour déchaîne le courroux de Satan qui intervient en personne pour achever son œuvre de désolation comme il l'entend. 

In May 1485 two of the devil's envoys, Gilles and Dominique, arrive at the castle of Baron Hugues on the night of a celebration for his daughter's engagement. The Baron's daughter, Anne, is set to marry Renaud, a warlord who prefers talking about battle more than reciting love poems. Disguised as traveling minstrels, Gilles and Dominique enter the castle and use their powers of enticement to ruin the upcoming nuptials. Gilles seduces the innocent Anne, while both the Baron and Renaud become bewitched with Dominique. But, when Gilles accidentally falls in love with Anne, the Devil arrives to ensure that any true happiness is destroyed. When Gilles and Anne are caught together in her room, Gilles is thrown into the dungeon, and Anne and Renaud's engagement is called off.


DVD-R is in French with switchable English subtitles.  Approx. 116 mins. + 21 min. contemporary newsreel.  Excellent quality with minor pixellization.  



PLEASE NOTE THAT SWITCHABLE (SOFT) SUBTITLES WILL NOT SHOW UP WHEN VIEWING THE SAMPLE BELOW.  IF YOU SEE SUBTITLES, THEN THEY ARE HARD-ENCODED (meaning, they cannot be turned off when viewing the film):

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