At 12:59 12/03/2002 +0000, you wrote:

>Dear all,
>I am looking for films with a happy ending that is deceptive, e.g., it can
>be read as illusionary while the "real" ending is less happy.

'Le Salaire de la Peur' comes to mind, although the deception doesn't last
long, i.e. you get to see the 'real' ending pretty quickly...

Dr. Leo Enticknap
Director, Northern Region Film and Television Archive
School of Arts and Media
University of Teesside
Middlesbrough  TS1 3BA
United Kingdom
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