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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 ...
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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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