La Belle Américaine

La Belle Américaine English: The American Beauty, is a French comedy film from 1961, directed by Robert Dhéry, written by Alfred Adam, starring Alfred Adam and Louis de Funès.[1] The film was known under the titles: "La bella americana" (Italy), "The American Beauty" (English title), "Der tolle Amerikaner" (West Germany).[2]

La Belle Américaine
Directed byRobert Dhéry
Produced byCCFC, Le Film d'Art, Corflor, Panorama Films
Written byAlfred Adam
Robert Dhéry
StarringAlfred Adam
Louis de Funès
Music byGérard Calvi
Distributed byCCFC
Release date
29 September 1962 (France)
Running time
95 minutes


The wife of a rich man learns that her husband has an affair with a younger woman. She takes revenge on him by selling his beloved big car for little money. The worker Marcel Perrignon is very happy about this bargain but when his boss sees the car he envies him and Perrignon gets fired. This is the start of a number of mishaps for Perrignon.



  1. "La Belle Américaine". Retrieved 2014-03-18.
  2. La Belle Américaine on IMDb
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