He Stayed for Breakfast (1940)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Political Drama  |   Run Time - 86 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this drama, set in Paris, a devout communist is slowly seduced into becoming a capitalist by a persuasively pretty young woman. The tale begins as the young man shoots at a banker and then flees the police. He runs into the woman's apartment, and for some reason, she decides to let him stay. She then tells him that she is the banker's ex-wife, and they begin to converse; she is fascinated by communist philosophies and in turn shares her views on capitalism with him. He comes to like them and so abandons his other ideologies for the bourgeois life.

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allegiance, apartment, bank-personnel, beauty [physical], capitalism, choices, city, civilization, Communism, conversion, ex-wife, hidden, ideals, life-choices, police, politician, pursuit, religion, Russia, shelter, shoot-out, switching-loyalty, wife, wound [injury]