“A patchwork quilt genre bender that stands as one of Borzage's supreme achievements.” - Slant Magazine
A KISS AND HISTORY IS MADE AT NIGHT!
The obsessive and jealous ship owner Bruce Vail does not accept the divorce his wife Irene achieved in London, and he hires his driver Michael to forge adultery with Irene in Paris to make the decree null. However, she’s rescued by the headwaiter Paul Dumond, who punches Michael and locks Bruce and his private eyes in a locker, and they spend a wonderful night together in the restaurant Chateau Bleu…
This slam-bang intrigue-filled romance is a reckless and gloriously singular work by the great Frank Borzage (STREET ANGEL; NO GREATER GLORY), a pioneer filmmaker famous for turning cinematic genres on their heads before they’d even been established!