Cinema: The New Wave Rolls On

The Lovers (Zenith International), swimming out of La Nouvelle Vague (TIME, Nov. 16) without any clothes on, has made quite a financial splash. The picture has already grossed $360,000 in Paris —the returns are not yet in from the back country, where the movie is still showing —and in the U.S. it has broken box-office records all around the art-house circuit.

Made by Louis Malle. 27, a wealthy young sugar-beetnik from northern France, the film runs through an old-fashioned romantic tale, updated from an 18th century novelette by Dominique Vivant Denon. about a...

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