The Hussy

by Jacques Doillon 1h30min France 1979
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Film details

The Hussy
by Jacques Doillon

Misfit François kidnaps young thirteen years old Mado and takes her to live with him in the attic of his parents' home. A strange relationship evolves till the police comes upon them.

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  • Madeleine Desdevises : Mado
  • Claude Hébert : François
  • Dominique Besnehard : l'instituteur
  • And with: Paulette Lahaye, Juliette Le Cauchoix, Fernand Decaen, Henriette Adam


  • Director Jacques Doillon
  • Scenario Jacques Doillon
  • Photo director Philippe Rousselot
  • Set Design Jean-Denis Robert
  • Costume Design Mic Cheminal
  • Sound Michel Kharat
  • Editing Laurent Quaglio
  • Producer Danièle Delorme, Yves Robert
  • Production Compagny Les Productions de La Guéville, Lola Films
  • Distributor Gaumont

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1.66:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1979
  • Release date for France05/23/1979
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageFrench
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