The Madwoman of Chaillot

The Madwoman of Chaillot

The Madwoman of Chaillot is a 1969 American satirical film made by Commonwealth United Entertainment and distributed by Warner Bros.-Seven Arts. It was directed by Bryan Forbes and produced by Ely A. Landau with Anthony B. Unger as associate producer. The screenplay was by Edward Anhalt, based on The Madwoman of Chaillot, Maurice Valency's adaption of La Folle de Chaillot by Jean Giraudoux. The music score was by Michael J. Lewis and the cinematography by Burnett Guffey and Claude Renoir. It was shot at the Victorine Studios in Nice and on location in Paris. The film's sets were designed by the art director Ray Simm.


The story is of a modern society endangered by power and greed and the rebellion of the "little people" against corrupt and soulless authority.

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    contentLocation Paris
    director Bryan Forbes John Huston
    editor Roger Dwyre
    genre comedy-drama
    keywords little people modern society
    musicBy Michael J. Lewis
    producer Ely Landau
    productionCompany Commonwealth United Entertainment
    publisher Warner Bros.-Seven Arts
    recordedAt Paris
    theme noir satirical