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Day For Night

This affectionate farce from François Truffaut about the joys and strife of filmmaking is one of his most beloved films. Truffaut himself appears as the harried director of a frivolous melodrama, the shooting of which is plagued by the whims of a neurotic actor (long-time creative collaborator Léaud), an aging but still forceful Italian diva (Cortese), and a British ingénue haunted by personal scandal (Bisset).

An irreverent paean to the prosaic craft of cinema as well as a delightful human comedy about the pitfalls of sex and romance, Day for Night is buoyed by robust performances and a sparkling score by the legendary Georges Delerue.