UW Cinematheque: Jacques Becker - A Master Before the Wave
Antoine et Antoinette | France | 1947 | DCP | 98 min. | French with English subtitles Director: Jacques Becker
Saturday, February 16, 2019
4070 Vilas Hall
Cast: Roger Pigaut, Claire Mafféi, Noël Roquevert With a brisk pace and an abundance of charm, director and co-screenwriter Becker has crafted a splendid comic melodrama. Young, passionate working-class marrieds Antoine and Antoinette live in a cramped Parisian apartment. Though happy, they believe their lives and social standing would be much improved...if only they could find that mislaid lottery ticket!