ANTOINE ET ANTOINETTE (1947)

A joyous marriage is affected by a winning lottery ticket that goes astray.

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Introduction

Becker’s first film made after the Liberation is a joyous and sensuous celebration of the marriage of two Parisian workers, with exhilarating opening scenes set in a printing factory and a department store. The narrative revolves around a winning lottery ticket which goes astray, with everything wrapped up in a delirious and unpredictable last reel.

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