On N'Enterre Pas Le Dimanche (1959)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Melodrama, Romantic Drama  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - France  |  
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At times a murky, unclear tale, this first feature-length, low-budget drama by Michael Drach involves a relationship between Philippe (Philippe Mory), a lonely young black man and a Caucasian, Swedish woman, Margaretha (Christina Bendix). Philippe has a low-paying, make-do job walking around Paris inside a bottle as an advertising gimmick. He meets Margaretha and is attracted to her, but his subsequent courtship is not an easy road, since she is not that willing to begin a romance. Yet he perseveres, and just when love seems to win the day, Margaretha's unscrupulous employers, Mr. and Mrs. Courtales (Albert Gilou and Hella Petri) enter into the picture.



courtship, interracial, relationship, Swedish [nationality]