Cinema: Dare Horse

Galia. "I am waiting for an adventure," sighs a pretty young Parisienne one balmy moonlight night as she casually flips a bright new franc into the Seine. As the coin sinks, an adventure rises magically to meet her in the form of an unhappy young woman (Fran├žoise Prevost) who is trying to drown herself. Galia hustles her home for a stiff toddy and a stiffer talking-to. "I did it because my husband plays around," the woman explains piteously, and she implores Galia to find out if the filou has begun to miss her.

Galia agrees, and gaily runs off to begin the...

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