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Santa Claus Has Blue Eyes (1967)
"Le père Noël a les yeux bleus" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  26 January 1969 (USA)
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Daniel needs some money to buy a duffle coat that is in fashion, so he agrees to work for a photographer by dressing up as Santa Claus. He discovers that it is much easier to meet girls ... See full summary »

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Gérard Zimmermann ...
Dumas (as Gérard Zimmerman)
Henri Martinez ...
Martinez
René Gilson ...
Le photographe
Michèle Maynard
Carmen Ripoll
Maurice Domingo
Jeanne Delos
Noëlle Baleste
Alain Derboy
Rosette Mourrut
Jacques Larson
Georges Riccio
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Daniel needs some money to buy a duffle coat that is in fashion, so he agrees to work for a photographer by dressing up as Santa Claus. He discovers that it is much easier to meet girls when he is in his costume. Written by Will Gilbert

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Der Weihnachtsmann hat blaue Augen  »

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An Entertaining Portrait of Small-Town Verisimilitude
11 November 2000 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

Made with leftover film given to him by Jean-Luc Godard, Jean Eustache interwove the stock from the former director's 'Masculin/Feminin' with his own 52-minute study of a group of young men in a small French province and their attempts to earn money and meet girls. Jean-Pierre Leaud (who starred in both films) is Daniel, the protagonist/narrator. As in the Doinel films by Truffaut, Leaud acts as a sort of alter ego figure for Eustache. Desperate to buy a stylish winter coat, Daniel accepts a local photographer's offer to dress up as a sidewalk Santa Claus to pose for photos with passerby. Once his identity is concealed in costume, Daniel discovers, the town's inhabitants treat him far differently; namely, attention from the girls who'd earlier brushed him off. An amusing document of a few days in the life of small-town French youth.


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