L'Étrange Désir de monsieur Bard

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L'Étrange Désir de monsieur Bard
Directed by Géza von Radványi
Produced by Union générale cinématographique (France)
Written by Géza von Radványi
René Barjavel
Starring Michel Simon
Louis de Funès
Music by Jean-Jacques Grunenwald
Cinematography Léonce-Henri Burel
Edited by René Le Hénaff
Distributed by A.G.D.C.
Release dates
4 January 1954 (France)
Running time
108 minutes
Country France
Language French

L'Étrange Désir de monsieur Bard (English: The Strange Desire of Mr. Bard), is a French drama film from 1954, directed by Géza von Radványi, written by Géza von Radványi, starring Michel Simon and Louis de Funès.[1]


Auguste Bard is a bus driver who lives alone because women don't find him attractive. He suffers with a heart condition and eventually he is told by his doctor that he has only a short time left to live. He decides to take an early retirement. Then he wins a huge amount of money at a casino and can afford to pay the professional dancer Donata to keep him company.



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