THe FRench title means "the young crazy girl" but it's not the girl but the director who's gone crazy.Yves Allégret ,who had already made several excellent works (Une Si Jolie Petite Plage,Manèges,Nez de Cuir) ,gets lost in an Irish story.A chocolate box Ireland and French actors who,although excellent(Danielle Delorme,Jean Debucourt,Maurice Ronet),simply cannot play credible Irish characters.
Catherine falls in love with a man who has killed her brother!Then she kills him and goes nuts .The script is weak and it's the most disappointing of Allégret's movies.
Fortunately ,Allegret turned around from that disaster and his next movie "les orgueilleux" was among his best.
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