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Jeune Filles en Detresse (Young Girls in Distress) was director G. W. Pabst's last French production before his (ill-timed) return to Nazi-occupied Austria in 1941. Somewhat reminiscent of Maedchen in Uniform, the story is set in a private girl's school, populated almost exclusively by children from broken homes. Among the few students who can claim family stability is Micheline Presle, but even h...

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Directed by

G.W. Pabst

Written by

Jean Bernard-Luc (Dialogue)
Christa Winsloe (Screenplay)
Tristan Bernard (Dialogue)
Peter Quinn (Novel)

Runtime

90 minutes

Language

French

Cast