Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama
A drab little English seaside town tries to improve its image - and increase its revenues - by holding a film festival. When a famous continental star agrees to attend, things get out of hand.
The producer Kenneth Harper screened the completed film for his close friend Jacques Tati who loved the first 5 minutes but hated the rest. Ken had originally envisaged the film to combine the style of Tati with the new wave of Brigitte Bardot but set within a British seaside resort.
We should be in the back row!
Françoise Fayol: Why - are you long-sighted?
The Mayor: Quite the coquette, aren't you?
The film was also offered by the distributor as a double billing in 1964 with even further cuts made from the 86 minutes to run as a B-movie.
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