The Day and the Hour

TitleThe Day and the Hour
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1963
AuthorsClément, René
Running Time110 minutes
DistributorMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
CountryFrance, United States
Mediumblack and white
Publication LanguageFrench

In the early summer of 1944, a French woman and an American pilot form an unexpected relationship. On her way back to Paris, Thérèse, a mother of two whose husband is in a prison camp, meets Allan after he parachutes from his damaged plane. Although hesitant, she agrees to help him escape. 


Simone Signoret 

Stuart Whitman 

Geneviève Page 

Michel Piccoli 

Reggie Nalder 

Billy Kearns 

Marcel Bozzuffi 

Henri Virlogeux 

Pierre Dux


directed by René Clément


Drama, Romance

Original PublicationLe Jour et l'heure
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