Crenquebille ( French: Crainquebille ) is a film directed by Jacques Fader . Screen adaptation of the story by Anatole Franceais “ Crenkebil ”. The film hit the Soviet box office in 1925 under the name “The Case of a Street Merchant”.
|In the main|
|Maurice de Ferody|
|Film company||Red seal pictures|
- 1 plot
- 2 Cast
- 3 Artistic Features
- 4 Sources
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The hero of the film, a small vegetable merchant named Krenkebil, gets into an unpleasant story. Illiterate and clogged, he ended up in jail. After serving his term, Kronkebil was released. But buyers are now turning away from him, like a prisoner. Krenkebil loses earnings. The sincerity and humanity shown to him by a homeless boy named Mouse, revives Krenkebil's belief that the world is not without good people.
- Maurice de Ferody - Crenkebil
J. Fader used drawings by the artist Steinlen , who created illustrations for the story of A. France. The main role of Maurice de Ferody (actor " Comedy Frances "). J. Fader in the court scene successfully used various positions of the camera. Krenkebil was shot from above, and therefore he seemed like a helpless insect thrown into the depths of the courtroom. At the same time, the judges were shot with a wide-angle lens, and, from Krenkebil's point of view, they looked unusually sinister. Due to a somewhat gloomy manner of lighting, viewers watched what was happening on the screen as if through glass of windows that had not been washed for a long time. This gave the film that sad coloring that permeates the story of A. France .
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