PETRUS

 

Directed by Marc Allégret
Starring : Fernandel, Simone Simon, Pierre Brasseur

 

1946 | 87’ | B&W | OV French | Police comedy | DCP
Film restored in 2007
Rights : International

 

Migo, a dancer at the cabaret Frou-Frou in Montmartre, shoots at her cheating lover, Rodrigue. She misses and accidentaly hits Petrus. He falls for Migo and tries by every means, including some less than legal, to make her happy.

 

“Max Douy’s dark decor makes the chiseled dialogue in this noir, vaudeville comedy wry and droll.” – Guilemette Odicino, Télarama, 2009

 

Music by Joseph Kosma

 

(Trailer)

Category

Comedy