Day for Night Movie Review 1973

Information and Film Reviews for Day for Night the Movie

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Director Ferrand (Truffaut) is working on a mediocre romantic melodrama with sullen actor Alphonse (Leaud) who falls for his married co-star Julie (Bissset) in just one of the off-screen stories that's more interesting than what's being filmed. A wryly affectionate look at the profession of moviemaking--its craft, character, and the personalities that interact against the performances commanded by the camera. In French with English subtitles.

Distribution

Warner Home Video, Inc., 5775 Linder Canyon Rd., Westlake Village, CA 91362, URL: http://whv.warnerbros.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 116 minutes.
Originally from French.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Director/Star Teams: Truffault & Leaud, Showbiz Dramas, At the Movies, Behind the Scenes, 4 Bones
Screenplay
Suzanne Schiffman, Jean-Louis Richard, Francois Truffaut
Cast
Francois Truffaut, Jean-Pierre Leaud, Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Valentina Cortese, Alexandra Stewart, Dani, Nathalie Baye
Cinematography
Pierre William Glenn
Director
Francois Truffaut
Music
Georges Delerue
Producer
Les Films Du Carrosse

Awards

Oscars 1973: Foreign Film; British Acad. 1973: Director (Truffaut), Film, Support. Actress (Cortese); N.Y. Film Critics 1973: Director (Truffaut), Film, Support. Actress (Cortese); Natl. Soc. Film Critics 1973: Director (Truffaut), Film, Support. Actress (Cortese).

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