Day for Night

80
  • PG
The leading lady is recovering from a nervous breakdown, another performer is soused on the set, unions threaten to walk, shooting must finish before the insurance lapses and a cat can't hit its mark. Is this any way to make a film? FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT's... read more

The leading lady is recovering from a nervous breakdown, another performer is soused on the set, unions threaten to walk, shooting must finish before the insurance lapses and a cat can't hit its mark. Is this any way to make a film? FRANCOIS TRUFFAUT's sly, humorous Oscar-winning Best Foreign Language Film (1973) that speaks the language of everyone who loves movies.

Original Release

05/24/1973

US Release

09/07/1973

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Cast

Jacqueline Bisset Julie Baker / Julie
Jean-Pierre Leaud Alphonse
Jean-Pierre Aumont Alexandre
Valentina Cortese Séverine / Severine
Dani Liliane, la stagiaire scripte / Liliane
Alexandra Stewart Stacey
Francois Truffaut Ferrand, le réalisateur / Directeur Ferrand
Jean Champion Bertrand, le producteur / Bertrand
Nike Arrighi Odile, la maquilleuse / Odile
David Markham Dr. Michael Nelson / Doctor Nelson
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Francois Truffaut

Writers

Jean-Louis Richard, Suzanne Schiffman, Francois Truffaut

Cast

Jacqueline Bisset Julie Baker / Julie
Jean-Pierre Leaud Alphonse
Jean-Pierre Aumont Alexandre
Valentina Cortese Séverine / Severine
Dani Liliane, la stagiaire scripte / Liliane
Alexandra Stewart Stacey
Francois Truffaut Ferrand, le réalisateur / Directeur Ferrand
Jean Champion Bertrand, le producteur / Bertrand
Nike Arrighi Odile, la maquilleuse / Odile
David Markham Dr. Michael Nelson / Doctor Nelson
Bernard Ménez Bernard, l'accessoiriste / Bernard
Jean-Francois Stevenin Jean-François, l'assistant réalisateur / Jean-François
Walter Bal Walter, le chef opérateur / Walter
Gaston Joly Lajoie, le régisseur / Lajoie
Zénaïde Rossi Madame Lajoie
Pierre Zucca Pierrot, le photographe de plateau / Photograph
Marc Boyle Le cascadeur anglais / Stuntman
Marcel Berbert L'assureur français / Französischer Versicherungsmann
Xavier Saint-Macary Christian / Alexandres Liebhaber
Nathalie Baye Joëlle, la scripte / Joelle

Producers

Editors

Martine Barraqué, Yann Dedet

1975OscarBest Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1975OscarBest Director Nominated
1975OscarBest Writing, Original Screenplay Nominated
1974OscarBest Foreign Language Film Won
1974Golden GlobeBest Foreign Film Nominated
1974Golden GlobeBest Supporting Actress - Motion Picture Nominated
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