One day in the countryside is the English translate of The 1936 French play 'Partie De Campagne' it is directed and written by Jean Renoir. The play is derived from a short story written by Guyde Maupassant detailing a brief love affair during one summer afternoon along the riverbanks of the Seine in 1860. Pierre Braunberger led its production in 1946 in France and runs for 40 minutes. Cast members included Sylvia Bataille, Georges D'Amoux, Jane Marken, Andre Gabrielo, Jacques Brunius, Paul Temps, Jean Renoir, Gabrielle Fontan and Marguerite Renoir.A Parisian shop owner takes his young family in the country for a day to relax and unwind. Along the way to Poulain they stopped for a lunch meal at the nearby roadside restaurant. While in the restaurant, two young men at the restaurant get interested in the man's wife and daughter. The young men offered the ladies a ride in their boats down the river in an effort to get them alone. The men divert the attention of the shop owner, and two other men namely his shop assistant and the future son in-law by giving them some of their fishing ropes. One man rows the daughter to a quiet and private spot he usually refers to it as his private office and while there he makes sexual advances to her. The daughter initially refuses but upon insistence she gives in. He requests her find some time in the future to come and see him once again but she replies saying her father will not permit her to visit the countryside all by herself.Years later, after the daughter gets married, she travels with her husband to the countryside and they find themselves at the exact place where she was seduced by the young man. While her husband was taking a nap, she decides to take a walk and meets with the young man. They both remember that afternoon of passion years earlier and the lady sheds tears of joy. The husband awakes and startles the reunion but the once young man manages to run away and hides until they leave.