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Release Date: April 27, 1951

Year    :   1951
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama, Romance
Production Companies    :   Memnon Films, Les Films de la Pléiade, Filmsonor
Director    :   Jacqueline Audry
Producers    :   Jacqueline Audry, Jean Paris
Writers    :   Pierre Laroche, Colette Audry, Dorothy Bussy
RunTime    :   92 mins.

"Olivia" captures the awakening passions of an English adolescent sent away for a year to a small finishing school outside Paris. The innocent but watchful Olivia develops an infatuation for her headmistress, Mlle. Julie, and through this screen of love observes the tense romance between Mlle. Julie and the other head of the school, Mlle. Cara, in its final months.

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