According to a radio interview, actress Kika Markham [Ann], during filming, introduced director François Truffaut to her parents, who both worked in the English theater and cinema worlds and to whom she had remained quite close. Truffaut, whose own parents had neglected him, got along so famously with Markham's parents that he cast her father, David Markham, in the role of a palmist in the brief scene in which he reads the two sisters' fortunes. However, when he tells her, while reading her palm "Ah, but there's great danger here... you should take care of yourself," her father's performance so disturbed Markham that her look of distress in the film was real. She would come to interpret this scene as an omen of her later ill-starred marriage to actor Corin Redgrave.
Love doesn't complicate life, but the uncertainly of love.
When Claude hurts his leg the torn rope of the swing is too long in the shot after the accident.
Originally released at 108 minutes. In 1984 director Francois Truffaut added outtake footage. This re-released Director's Cut is 132 minutes long.
$11,206 25 April 1999