chapter  10
La Discrète
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La Discrete's success is certainly a credit to the film's qualities and the filmmaker's skills. It is a good-natured comedy, with an immensely charming leading actress who captured audience's hearts. But it must also be admitted that its arrival in the market was well-timed and that, as regards the mood of the audience and the calibre of the other films on release, it had luck on its side. The director and the producer subsequently tried hard to repeat the formula, without success.