Sylvie et le fantôme

by Claude Autant-Lara1h371946France

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On the eve of her 16th birthday, Sylvie's father needs cash to stay in his castle so he sells Sylvie's favorite thing, a painting of Alain, the lover of Sylvie's grandmother, killed in a duel. Alain's ghost lives in the castle and Sylvie senses his presence, thinks she loves him, and fears that romance from the living will never come her way. Dad prepares a midnight surprise for Sylvie and her party guests: the appearance of the phantom. He's hired an actor, but two young men in love with Sylvie also volunteer to don white robes: Fred, the rich kid who bought the painting, and Ramure, a jewel thief in hiding. The youths declare their love, and Alain's ghost helps resolve all.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Director : Claude Autant-Lara
    • Screenplay : Jean Aurenche
    • Costumes : Christian Dior
    • Editor : Madeleine Gug
    • Original score : René Cloërec
    • Producer : André Paulvé
    • Producing company : Écran Français
    • Chef opérateur : Philippe Agostini
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1946
    • French release date : 6 février 1946
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Black and White
    • Language : Français

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