Monsieur Brotonneau

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Production

Producer and distributor: Les Films Marcel Pagnol.
Production manager: Charles Pons.
Script and dialogues: Marcel Pagnol, after the play by Robert de Flers and Gaston Arman de Caillavet.
Direction: Alexandre Esway.
Visuals: Georges Benoît.
Cameraman: Roger Ledru.
Set: Marius Brouquier.
Line producer: Léon Bourrely.
Make-up: Albino Costanzo.
Studios: Marcel Pagnol, Marseille.
Sound: Marcel Lavoignat.
Music: Vincent Scotto.
Editing: Alexandre Esway and Jeannette Rongier-Ginestet.
Portrait and still cameraman: Roger Corbeau.
First public screening: Paris (Colisée), August 1939.
Running time: 1h40.

Performers

Raimu - M. Brotonneau
Marguerite Pierry - Thérèse, sa femme
Josette Day - Louise, sa maîtresse
Robert Vattier - William Herrer, un banquier
Pierre Feuillère - Jacques Herrer, son frère
Saturnin Fabre - M. de Berville
Léon Bélières - Lardier, un employé de banque
Jean Temerson - Honoré, un huissier
Claire Gérard - Céleste, la bonne
Robert Bassac - Fridel

Story

An honest middle-class man, signing officer in a large bank, scrupulous husband and good father, discovers late in life the delights of adultery by charming the beautiful Louise.