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5 Ratings

Slightly French

Directed by Douglas Sirk
United States, 1949
Comedy, Musical, Romance


A cinema director who is in an emotional and professional crisis thinks that he has discovered a French star when he meets an ordinary dancer.

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Slightly French Directed by Douglas Sirk

Critics reviews

Underrated and misread by virtually everyone who’s written about it – and nobody appears to have paid especially close attention to it – Sirk’s playful but unsettling Slightly French is a remake of David Burton’s Let’s Fall in Love(1933), named after the famous Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler song that features in both films.
March 14, 2015
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  • FISCHER's rating of the film Slightly French

    Sur une thématique toujours bienvenue, (Pygmalion) une oeuvre plutôt rare du metteur en scène Douglas Sirk au début d'une période prolifique, qui vaut surtout par l'excellente interprétation d'un excellent Don Ameche, sûr de son métier et quelques suaves bons mots perdus dans l'ambiance générale...

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