• Day for Night (1998)

Day for Night

Release Date: October 2nd, 1998

DVD Release Date: March 18th, 2003

PG |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

A film director (François Truffaut) tries to get his movie made while observing the real-life dramas in his actors' lives. Fading icon Severine (Valentina Cortese) forgets her lines when she drinks, while her co-star, Alexandre (Jean-Pierre Aumont), is fixated on his lover's imminent arrival. Meanwhile, insecure young star Alphonse (Jean-Pierre Léaud) has emotional outbursts, yet seems well-balanced compared to Julie (Jacqueline Bisset), a British actress recuperating from a nervous breakdown.

Cast: Jacqueline Bisset, François Truffaut, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Valentina Cortese, Alexandra Stewart, Jean Champion, Nathalie Baye

Director: François Truffaut

Genres: Romance , Comedy drama

Production Co: Les Films du Carrosse

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Love triangle, 1970s, Love, France, Doctor, Witty, Melodramatic, Playful, Quest

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Awards

Nominated Best Motion Picture - Foreign Language
Winner Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1974)
Winner Direction
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1974)
Winner Foreign Language Film
Nominated Directing
Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)