Five Day Lover

1961, 95m, DCP, France/Italy

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Screened March 2–3, 2018

American actress Jean Seberg continued to make her memorable mark in French cinema, starring in one of de Broca’s early features, lensed in black-and-white by frequent collaborator Jean Penzer. A bittersweet roundelay unfolds in Paris amidst the status-conscious haute couture world, as Seberg cuckolds husband François Périer with Jean-Pierre Cassel; unbeknownst to her however, he is the kept man of her best friend, top designer Micheline Presle.

In French with English subtitles

A film by Philippe de Broca