Ménilmontant (Short 1926)


1926 · 38min · Black and White · None

A couple is brutally murdered in the working-class district of Paris. Later on, the narrative follows the lives of their two daughters, both in love with a Parisian thug and leading them to separate ways.

IMDb rating - 7.9/10 from 2.3K users

Genres - Short · Drama

Director - Dimitri Kirsanoff

Writer - Dimitri Kirsanoff

Stars - Nadia Sibirskaïa · Yolande Beaulieu · Guy Belmont

Story line - In the aftermath of a shocking, brutal axe murder, two young sisters move to Paris, in the impoverished, working-class district of Ménilmontant. To eke out an existence, in the heart of a faceless, bustling-with-people metropolis, the girls make artificial flowers; however, a chance encounter with a handsome but ill-intended man will pave the way for seduction, jealousy, estrangement, and even prostitution. —Nick Riganas

Release date - November 26, 1926 (France)

Countries of origin - France

Also known as - Менильмонтан

Tag: Drama Short TopShort


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