Thursday We Shall Sing Like Sunday

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Thursday We Shall Sing Like Sunday
Directed by Luc de Heusch
Produced by Henri Storck
André Tadié
Written by Hugo Claus
Jacques Delcorde
Luc de Heusch
Starring Marie-France Boyer
Music by Georges Delerue
CinematographyFernand Tack
Release date
  • July 1967 (1967-07)
Running time
98 minutes
CountryBelgium
France
LanguageFrench

Thursday We Shall Sing Like Sunday (French : Jeudi on chantera comme dimanche) is a 1967 Belgian-French comedy film directed by Luc de Heusch. It was entered into the 5th Moscow International Film Festival. [1]

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Luc de Heusch was a Belgian filmmaker, writer, and anthropologist, professor emeritus at the Free University of Brussels. His 1967 film Thursday We Shall Sing Like Sunday was entered into the 5th Moscow International Film Festival.

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References

  1. "5th Moscow International Film Festival (1967)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 9 December 2012.