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25 Ratings

The Proud and the Beautiful

Les orgueilleux

France, Mexico, 1953


The first to die in an epidemic of meningitis in Vera Cruz is a French tourist. His wife Nellie, detached and indifferent, feels little grief and realizes that her coldness is her own doom. Over the next two days, she is attracted to George, who has his own dark secret.

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The Proud and the Beautiful Directed by Yves Allégret, Rafael E. Portas

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1953 | Winner: Bronze Lion

Academy Awards

1957 | Nominee: Best Writing, Motion Picture Story

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