(USA title - original French title: Vivement dimanche!
, known as Finally, Sunday!
in other English-speaking markets and translations thereof in other markets) is a 1983 French film
directed by François Truffaut
. It is based on the novel The Long Saturday Night
, by the American author Charles Williams
Claude Massoulier is murdered while hunting at the same place as Julien Vercel (Jean-Louis Trintignant), an estate agent who knew him and whose fingerprints are found on Massoulier's car. As the police discovers that Marie-Christine Vercel (Caroline Sihol), Julien's wife, was Massoulier's mistress, Julien is the prime suspect. But his secretary, Barbara Becker (Fanny Ardant), while not quite convinced he is innocent, defends him and leads her private investigations.
This is the last film Francois Truffaut ever made. He died next year, after being diagnosed with a brain tumor