One-Eyed Men Are Kings

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One-Eyed Men Are Kings
Directed by Michel Leroy
Edmond Séchan
Produced by Paul Claudon
Edmond Séchan
Written by Edmond Séchan
Starring Paul Préboist
Cinematography Edmond Séchan
Release date
  • 1974 (1974)
Running time
15 minutes
Country France
Language French

One-Eyed Men Are Kings (French: Les... borgnes sont rois) is a 1974 French short film directed by Michel Leroy and Edmond Séchan. It won an Academy Award in 1975 for Best Short Subject,[1] the Academy Film Archive preserved One-Eyed Men Are Kings in 2012.[2]


  • Paul Préboist - Léon
  • Marie Marc - La mère de Léon
  • Lyne Chardonnet


  1. ^ "New York Times: One-Eyed Men Are Kings". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-05-24. 
  2. ^ "Preserved Projects". Academy Film Archive. 

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