The Story of a Three Day Pass


A Black soldier stationed in France is given a three-day leave pass to explore the country. While he frolics around, he quickly finds love with a white French woman and ponders how their budding romance will be able to survive. Melvin Van Peebles’ debut feature wonder is based on his French-language novel “La permission.” Learn more about Van Peebles’ career here.


Director: Melvin Van Peebles 
Year: 1967
Genre: Drama
Type: Feature

Link: www.criterionchannel.com/the-story-of-a-three-day-pass






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