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“Francois Truffaut stepped out of his autobiographical comfort zone for this 1969 film, a romantic thriller set on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean and based on the novel ‘Waltz into Darkness’ by Cornell Woolrich (writing under his William Irish pseudonym). Jean-Paul Belmondo is a tobacco planter who writes away for a mail-order bride; when Catherine Deneuve shows up at his doorstep, things seem a bit too good to be true, and so they are. (MISSISSIPPI MERMAID) returns, ripe for re-evaluation.” – Dave Kehr, The New York Times, 2009
- Country France
- Language French
- Rating NR
- Year 1969
- Director Francois Truffaut
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