The Cousins

The Cousins (1959)

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1959-03-11
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 79 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 52min
  • Language: Français
  • Production Company: AJYM-Films
  • Production Country: France
  • Director: Claude Chabrol
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Young provincial Charles arrives in Paris to stay with his cousin Paul while studying law. Paul is a decadent, bohemian pleasure-seeker who shows the meek, diligent Charles the thrills of city life. When Charles falls for Florence, one of Paul's acquaintances, relationships begin to shift.

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  • Gérard Blain

    as Charles
  • Jean-Claude Brialy

    as Paul
  • Juliette Mayniel

    as Florence
  • Guy Decomble

    as Le libraire
  • Geneviève Cluny

    as Geneviève
  • Michèle Méritz

    as Yvonne
  • Stéphane Audran

    as Françoise
  • Paul Bisciglia

    as Marc
  • Françoise Vatel

    as Martine
  • Claude Cerval

    as Clovis
Camera Henri Decaë Director of Photography
Writing Claude Chabrol Screenplay
Directing Claude Chabrol Director
Production Claude Chabrol Producer
Editing Jacques Gaillard Editor
Sound Paul Misraki Original Music Composer
Art Bernard Evein Production Design
Art Jacques Saulnier Production Design