Cinema: The New Pictures, Oct. 6, 1958

Premier May (Continental) is an intricate little French exercise as formally organized as a rondo, and bearing much the same sort of charm. In the course of a day, a baby is born, a pretty girl gets engaged, a boy learns the facts of life and, in his own way, so does his father. Writer-Director Luis Saslavsky's soft-voiced theme is that no one of these things could have happened unless all the others did too.

May Day begins with the whole family together. But the girl takes off for a day of carnival fun, and...

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