Le Ciel est à vous (The Woman Who Dared)

  • Jean Grémillon /
  • France /
  • 1943 /
  • 105 mins

Madeleine Renaud, Charles Vanel, Jean Debucourt, Raymonde Vernay, Léonce Corne, Raoul Marco / Fiction / French

In a provincial town, the wife of an aviator turned- garage mechanic becomes obsessed with flying

In a provincial town, the wife of an aviatorturned- garage mechanic becomes obsessed with flying and sets out to beat the women’s record for long-distance solo flight. A beautiful and stirring film with rich portraits of both small-town life and a devoted married couple.

Print courtesy of the BFI National Archive

Screening with: Haute lisse Jean Grémillon/France/1956/16 min

Print courtesy of Forum des Images

2013 Archive

Book Tickets

Bulk Buy
Buy 10 or more tickets for different films* and get a 35% discount.
Buy 6-9 different films* and get a 25% discount.
*excludes Opening and Closing

Want to save for later?

Login or Register to add this movie to 'My EIFF'. Build a list of all the movies you want to see during the festival and share it with your friends!


Login or Register to post / report comments

There are currently no comments.

2016 Festival Diary:

1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30

Click on a day to highlight movies on that day.

Films by Continent


Share this page

Share this Film Festival page with your friends and family.

Find Films By Strand

EIFF is split into Strands. Use them to help find your films.

What are the strands?

Featured Trailer