and i'll watch
there's a bit of happiness in simply wanting happiness.
jacques demy's debut film, and what he referred to as "a musical without music." before the likes of the umbrellas of cherbourg and the young girls of rochefort, this is where it all started.
the romantic/melodramatic nature of demy's stories, full coincidence and fate, doomed or destined love, was born here. which he then took to an entirely different level with the color and music of his latter films.