Eclipse 1937: Les Perles de la couronne

Like the previous Guitry movie, this is very odd. But while Le roman d’un tricheur was exhilarating, this is more like… eh? eh?

I mean, it’s amusing, but it’s…

It’s a lot.

And the movie feels like it thinks that it’s a whole lot funnier than it is, so you sit there going “eh heh” while being slightly embarrassed at the whole thing.

Nice shoulders.

This is an admirable movie — very witty, very inventive, well made. But I was bored silly during, like, three quarters of it? It’s probably just me, but:

The Pearls of the Crown. Sacha Guitry. 1937.

This blog post is part of the Eclipse series.

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