La Ronde Poster

Release Date: March 16th, 1954

DVD Release Date: September 16th, 2008

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
This Academy Award-nominated French film presents a series of interconnected romantic entanglements. Narrated by an omniscient guide (Anton Walbrook), the movie has a large cast of characters that includes a prostitute (Simone Signoret), who meets up with a soldier (Serge Reggiani), who later becomes involved with a maid (Simone Simon). This merry-go-round continues until it circles back to the beginning, making for an intriguing tale of love and infidelity.

Cast: Anton Walbrook, Simone Simon, Daniel Gélin, Serge Reggiani, Simone Signoret, Danielle Darrieux, Fernand Gravey, Odette Joyeux

Director: Max Ophuls

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Films Sacha Gordine

Distributors: Criterion Collection

Keywords: Emotional, Soldier, Love triangle, Temptation, Love, Deception


Winner Film and British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1951)
Nominated Writing (Screenplay)
Nominated Art Direction (Black-and-White)