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May 1970 (UK) See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Mark Burns ... Bernie

Beatie Edney ... Winnie (as Beatrice Edney)
Fiona Lewis ... Melissa

Maurice Roëves ... Nicholas

Jack MacGowran ... The Collector
Joanna Dunham ... Tonie

Peter Sellers ... The Salesman (as A. Queen)
Graham Stark ... Pipi
Eva Dahlbeck ... Cafe Proprietress
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lily Bacberg ... Barmaid
Benny Bundgaard ... Delivery Man
Lise Dietrich ... Louis' Girlfriend
June Eelli ... Gypsy Woman
Grith Fjeldmose ... Passer-by
John Franklin ... Shopkeeper
Arthur Jensen ... Caretaker
Bertel Lauring ... Louis
Marie Masters
Sisse Reingaard ... Daughter of Cafe Proprietres
Cle Soegard ... Man at Dodgem Cars

Directed by
Simon Hesera 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Heere Heeresma  novel
Roman Polanski 

Produced by
Gene Gutowski .... producer
Roman Polanski .... producer
 
Original Music by
Mort Shuman 
 
Cinematography by
Gilbert Taylor 
 
Film Editing by
Alistair McIntire 
 
Art Direction by
Timothy Bryan 
William Hutchinson  (as Bill Hutchinson)
 
Production Management
Barrie Melrose .... unit production manager
 
Sound Department
Gerry Humphreys .... sound re-recording mixer
Kaj Gram Larsen .... sound mixer
Richard Hymns .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bernard Ford .... camera operator
Jimmy Leavens .... key grip
 
Other crew
Rosemary Marks .... production coordinator
Helen Whitson .... continuity
 

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USA:93 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Peter Sellers is credited as "A. Queen"See more »
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Referenced in The Unknown Peter Sellers (2000) (TV)See more »

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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Well worth watching, 7 January 2008
Author: nickrogers1969 from Sweden

It's amazing to have finally seen this lost film. Poor Mark Burns died this year without ever having seen the finished film! Why was it lost? It's quite good but I can understand that even if this film had a normal release in cinemas it would not have been a hit. It's too sad and tragic. The performances are great, tho. Mark Burns plays a sensitive soul who loves his daughter but loves his drink a little bit more. Beatie Edney is amazing. One of the best child performances I've seen. It's fantastic to see that she grew up to be an even greater actress as an adult. She was in a chilling part in the TV series Prime Suspect.

It's also nice to see the Danish beach where "A Day" was filmed and also to see the great Bergman actress Eva Dahlbeck in the small role of a café owner.

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