Une si jolie petite plage
Crime film about a man on the run who goes to ground in a small French coastal town.
Pierre rents a room in a small hotel on the coast. He has been on the run since he killed his adulterous wife in a fit of jealousy five years earlier. His hide-out has been discovered by an acquaintance from Paris who reports him to the police. A number of people are willing to help him to escape but Pierre commits suicide.
Une si jolie petite plage is a French-Dutch co-production. The film was originally going to be shot in the Netherlands but as the Dutch studios weren’t ready in time the production was moved to a French studio. The location shots were made in Cherbourg.
The Dutch production company Dutch European was made up of distribution companies Filmverhuur ‘Nederland’ and Filmex.
Centrale Commissie voor de Filmkeuring (Nationaal Archief; R272)