André Chatelin is a restaurant owner in Les Halles in Paris. One morning, a girl named Catherine asks to see him. She happens to be the daughter of his estranged wife, Gabrielle, that André... See full summary »
Unpretentious,sometimes funny little comedy in which everybody 's fooling everybody around.A widow (Dany Carrel) tries to find some drug her late hubby used to hide in his herbalist's.Other people,including a posh lady(Danielle Darrieux),her gigolo and her husband are also in search of the valuable stuff.A grave cop (Jean Rochefort)is investigating.
Dany Carrel gets good support from Pascale de Boysson,as Gilberte,her holier-than-thou and scrupulous sister-in-law,who ,while using what she thought was mouthwash powder....trips.
Sometimes the scenarists would like to get a little drama into the plot,but they should have stuck to humor,because it turns up at the most awkward moments.There's even a (dramatic) unexpected twist at the end but one should have preferred more fun things.
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