Nuit d'ivresse

Nuit d'ivresse (Night of drunkenness) is a 1986 French cult comedy film directed by Bernard Nauer and starring Josiane Balasko and Thierry Lhermitte. It was adapted from the play of the same name, created in 1985 by Balasko and Michel Blanc.

Nuit d'ivresse
Directed byBernard Nauer
Written byJosiane Balasko
Thierry Lhermitte
Michel Blanc
StarringJosiane Balasko
Thierry Lhermitte
CinematographyCarlo Varini
Edited byOlivier Morel
Cinq Productions
Ice Films
Les Films Flam
Distributed byGaumont Film Company
Release date
  • 24 September 1986 (1986-09-24)
Running time
87 minutes
Box office$10.4 million[1]


Jacques Belin, a famous TV gameshow host, awaits his fiancée on New Year's Eve in the café of the Gare de l'Est in Paris. When she fails to show up, he meets a woman named Frède, a charmless and rather vulgar woman, just out of prison, who is drinking the night away while waiting for her morning train to Metz where she is going to live with her sister. Complete opposites, Jacques and Frède's respective solitudes bring them together as they talk and drink. An eventful and unforgettable evening follows ...




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