SKU 5833

BEAUTIES OF THE NIGHT (Les Belles de Nuit) (1952) * with or without switchable English subtitles *

René Clair (scenario), René Clair (adaptation) | 4 more credits » Stars: Gérard Philipe, Martine Carol, Gina Lollobrigida

Young Claude, teacher by day, is a struggling composer by night. Alas, everyone around him seems to prefer noise to music. But in his dreams, he lives in other eras where he is appreciated, lionized, and the conqueror of delicious women (idealized forms of women he's seen in waking life). The dreams are suitably dreamlike, yet have a kind of reality, for he revisits them after waking. The conflict between waking and dream worlds leads to amusing, strange, even fantastic situations. Which world will prevail?

DVD-R comes in two versions:

(a)  in French with no subtitles;

(b)  in French with switchable English subtitles. 

Approx. 82 mins. See film sample for audio and video quality!

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