A Day in the Country


A short film (40 min) shot in 1936, released in 1946 - Summer 1860. Monsieur Dufour, a shop-owner from Paris, takes his family to spend a day in the country, where they meet two young men, Henri and Rodolphe. While Dufour and his young daughter's fiancé, Anatole, go fishing, Madame Dufour, his wife, and Henriette, his daughter, go off with the two strangers. Madame Dufour enjoys a care-free fling with Rodolphe, and Henriette and Henri row to a secluded island and engage in a romance.