Caprices (film)

Caprices is a 1942 French comedy film starring Danielle Darrieux and Albert Préjean, and was directed by Léo Joannon, who co-wrote screenplay with André Cayatte and Jacques Companéez for the German run film company Continental Films who made films to take the place of banned American films. It was released on VHS by TF1 Vidéo in France on 1 January 1998.[1]

Theatrical poster
Directed byLéo Joannon
Written byLéo Joannon
André Cayatte (dialogue)
Jacques Companéez (uncredited)
StarringDanielle Darrieux
Albert Préjean
Music byGeorges Van Parys
CinematographyJules Kruger
Distributed byA.C.E.
Release date
16 February 1942 (Paris)
7 August 1942 (Nazi Germany)
Running time
80 min


It tells the story of two young rich people. Famous actress poses as a poor florist, and a distinguished society man camouflages himself as forger and swindler. This game leads them to make close relations in a series of adventures. Finally, the truth is revealed, and the couple return to normalcy but promise not to separate any more.



  1. "Caprices [VHS]". Retrieved 2009-11-11.

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