Jacques Belin, presenter of a silly TV show, gets drunk after receiving an award and misses the train bringing his TV-soap-star fiancée. He meets up with Frède, just out of prison after a ...
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Jacques Belin, presenter of a silly TV show, gets drunk after receiving an award and misses the train bringing his TV-soap-star fiancée. He meets up with Frède, just out of prison after a three year sentence and, in between numerous arguments and Jacques' break-up with his girlfriend, the two of them get drunker together, going across Paris in search of more alcohol and adventure. Written by
French director Bernard Nauer films a funny night in the life of a famous television presenter.
In many ways this 'Bernard Nauer' film is similar in spirit to
Pygmalion. It employs elements of both comedy as well as that of
tragedy to describe two funny days spent by two people who do not have
much in common. It is after numerous confusing situations, fights,
misunderstandings and reconciliations that they get to appreciate each
other's qualities as unique individuals. "A night on drunkenness" is a
touching comment on inherent class differences in French society
especially about the way society's outcasts are viewed by general
people. It becomes a difficult viewing experience when viewers watch
how a witty prostitute is being harassed by arrogant policemen as she
has been stereotyped by them as a bad person. On the one hand being
ordinary has been portrayed as a curse in France, on the other hand
being famous especially as a media celebrity has been shown in a
favorable light. French actors Thierry Lhermitte and Josiane Balasko
have worked together on six comedy films which have been appreciated by
audiences in France. Nuit D'Ivresse (A night of drunkenness) is a
different experience for them. Apart from acting in it, they also wrote
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