Beauties of the Night ★★★

A handsome composer and pianist, Gerard Philipe, has great musical and romantic successes during his nightly dreams; his waking hours are mostly full of disappointments and stress.

The busy plot alternates between Philipe’s waking and sleeping adventures in a confusing series of scenes involving multiple young women and many other characters. Sporatically, the characters break out in song.

Written and directed by Rene Clair