Le feu follet (1963)
Pssst, want to check out Le feu follet in our new look?
- The Fire Within
- 108 min.
- Rating *
- Votes *
* View IMDb information
See all comments
An existential masterpiece.
The Criterion DVD has a documentary, "Jusqu'au 23 juillet", which relates the film to Drieu La Rochelle's novel and relates the 20s context of the novel to the 60s context of the film.
I was led to watch this after seeing Joachim Trier's Oslo 31 August, which transplants the novel to 21st-century Norway.
to see which of your friends have seen this movie!
In 7 official lists
View all lists this movie is in
This movie ranks #42 in iCheckMovies - Most Favorite
This movie ranks #93 in TimeOut's 100 Best French Films
This movie ranks #95 in François Truffaut's The Films of My Life
This movie ranks #201 in Doubling the Canon
This movie ranks #301 in The British Film Institute: 360 Classics
This movie ranks #402 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
This movie ranks #454 in The Criterion Collection