Le Fruit Défendu (1952)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Sex Comedy  |   Release Date - Sep 24, 1952 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 97 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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The unbeatable combination of star Fernandel and director Henri Verneuil strikes again with Le Fruit Defendu (Forbidden Fruit). Fernandel plays a rural doctor, trapped in a dull, uneventful marriage. During a visit to the city, the doctor falls for a young lady (Francoise Arnoul) of very loose morals. Unwilling to relinquish this affair upon returning home, the doc works out a clever scheme whereby he can install the girl in his own home without arousing the suspicions of his wife (Claude Nollier) . How he does this, and how he's finally caught, is handled in a hilarious but scrupulously tasteful fashion.




doctor/nurse, extramarital-affair, love-triangle, rebel