Love Is a Funny Thing

Love Is a Funny Thing (French: Un homme qui me plaît, a.k.a. A Man I Like) is a 1969 French romantic drama film directed by Claude Lelouch.

Love Is a Funny Thing
Directed byClaude Lelouch
Produced byClaude Lelouch
Written byClaude Lelouch
StarringJean-Paul Belmondo
Annie Girardot
Music byFrancis Lai
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
Running time
110 minutes
Box office1,391,524 admissions (France)[1]


An accidental meeting in the United States between an actress and a composer, both French. Leaving her husband and child in Paris, Françoise, cinema actress, driven to the United States, is waiting for her break. Composer Henri, married to an Italian, is only in New York to record film music. They are both waiting to go to Los Angeles. There, they become lovers. The next day, Henri decides to delay his return for 24 hours to take Françoise to Las Vegas. Another night of love later, they hire a car and travel across the US with the intention of heading back for New York.



Parts of the film were shot at Monument Valley and the Goulding Trading Post in Utah.[2]


  1. ^ Box office information for film at Box Office Story
  2. ^ D'Arc, James V. (2010). When Hollywood came to town: a history of moviemaking in Utah (1st ed.). Layton, Utah: Gibbs Smith. ISBN 9781423605874.

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