Alain Leroy is having a course of treatment in a private hospital because of his problem with alcohol. Although he is constantly distressed, he leaves the hospital and tries to meet good old days' friends. None of them will be helpful, increasing Alain's distress. Written by
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The Minville twins, well-off OAS sympathisers, were added to the script by Malle as a criticism of right wing nouvelle vague directors and their support for the French occupation of Algeria. See more
As Alain walks on the streets of Paris, the crew (pushing the dolly) is visible on the shop windows he passes by. See more
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