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Courtesy of Janus Films

Law Building
1001 Bissonnet
Map & Directions

Directed by Pierre Étaix

1969, in French with English subtitles


87 minutes


Pierre is married to Florence. Everything is fine in their relationship and at work. Manager of his father-in-law’s factory Pierre spends his days signing checks and his evenings watching TV. The years pass, monotonously, until a young new secretary arrives and Pierre starts to fantasize about a different love life.

Followed by Happy Anniversary (Heureux Anniversaire) (1962, 12 min.) about a woman holding dinner for her husband on their anniversary.