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In a small Gallic village, tourists are regaled by street entertainers and brash prostitutes. One of the tourists, a black girl named Bessie, falls in love with local villager Bob, and he with her. Soon racial tensions erupt volcanically among tourists and townsfolk alike. All is forgiven when the respective parents of the hero and heroine save the village's water supply.

  1. Claude Bernard-Aubert

    Director, Writer

  2. Claude Accursi


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  1. Jacques Richard

    Jacques Richard

  2. Toto Bissainthe

  3. Douta Seck

  4. Grégoire Aslan

    Grégoire Aslan

  5. Roger Blin

    Roger Blin

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Original Title Les tripes au soleil

Status Released

Release Information

  • May 6, 1959


Original Language French

Runtime 2h 5m

Budget -

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