The Sheep Has Five Legs


1h 35m 1954

Brief Synopsis

An old vintner hasn't seen his five grown sons since he sent them off to school. A doctor from the town decides to secretly find them and reunite them with their father as a surprise, but what he finds is quite a motley crew of five men doing various odd jobs.

Film Details

Also Known As
Het schaap met vijf poten, Mouton a cinq pattes, Le, Sheep Has Five Legs
Release Date
1954

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White

Synopsis

An old vintner hasn't seen his five grown sons since he sent them off to school. A doctor from the town decides to secretly find them and reunite them with their father as a surprise, but what he finds is quite a motley crew of five men doing various odd jobs.

Film Details

Also Known As
Het schaap met vijf poten, Mouton a cinq pattes, Le, Sheep Has Five Legs
Release Date
1954

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White

Award Nominations

Best Writing, Screenplay

1956
Henri Verneuil

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Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

1955 Academy Award Nomination for Best Motion Picture Story.

Released in France August 1954

Released in United States 1955

b&w

dialogue French

subtitled

The actor Fernandel plays the father and each of the five sons.

Released in United States 1955

Released in France August 1954