Bitru is a carefree fellow who, one day, decides to buy a houseboat on the River Seine. He moves there and starts living surrounded by a circle of colorful friends. Among them, the daughter of an auto maker but also a group of scientists who have developed "Aqua Simplex", a device that could enable motorists to fill their tanks with... water ! Panic sets in in the automobile industry and Bitru is appointed his friends' middle man to represent them on the various car makers directors' boards... Written by
Did You Know?
Albert Paraz had written a first screenplay which was not used. Jacques Prévert wrote an adaptation, later developed by Pierre Laroche, who also wrote the dialogues. See more