French Dressing
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French Dressing
Ken Russell's first feature film is a slight comedy about a stodgy British resort. Gormleigh-by-the-Sea is a holiday community besotted with dullness. But things liven up when Jim (James Booth), a young deck-chair attendant, convinces the local entertainment director and mayor into starting a film festival. The town convinces an ambitious French actress to be the star of the festival. What happens after that is a series of near disasters -- including the failure of a Nudist Beach and a riot at a film premiere. It is left to Jim's American journalist girlfriend (Alita Naughton) to save… More

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"One of the most light-hearted efforts from the irreverent director, who was liberated with a widescreen palette after years of working for TV"
‑ Shane Burridge, rec.arts.movies.reviews
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