An Exclusive Tour of a French Iconoclast's Moroccan Retreat

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An Exclusive Tour of a French Iconoclast's Moroccan Retreat

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The French film Day and Night seemed to have a lot going for it on the eve of its release in February 1997. The romantic drama, which co-starred Alain Delon and Arielle Dombasle (with Lauren Bacall in a minor role), had been bankrolled by French luxury-goods magnate François Pinault and his friend André Lévy, an industrialist who was also the father of its director, the celebrated writer Bernard-Henri Lévy. But the critical response was immediate—and brutal. The chastened director and his leading lady, who was also his wife, escaped to Delon’s holiday home in Morocco, tucked away in the medina of Marrakech. They…

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