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...And God Created Woman (1956)
"Et Dieu... créa la femme" (original title)

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In sunny St. Tropez, a young sexpot loves one brother but marries the other.

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Eric Carradine (as Curd Jurgens)
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Michel Tardieu
Jane Marken ...
Madame Morin (as Jeanne Marken)
Jean Tissier ...
M. Vigier-Lefranc
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Lucienne
Jacqueline Ventura ...
Mme Vigier-Lefranc
Jacques Ciron ...
Le secrétaire d'Eric
Paul Faivre ...
M. Morin
Jany Mourey ...
Le déléguée de l'évêché
Philippe Grenier ...
Perri
Jean Lefebvre ...
L'homme qui veut danser (as Jean Lefèvre)
Leopoldo Francés ...
Le danseur (as Leopoldo Frances)
Marie Glory ...
Mme. Tardieu (as Mary Glory)
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Christian Tardieu
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Antoine promises to take the orphaned Juliette away from St. Tropez after a party where she has wandered onto the yacht of the urbane Eric. But in the morning the bus and Antoine zip by Juliette's stop and she runs into the field to capture the rabbit she set free moments before. About to be sent back to the orphanage by her foster mother, she identifies with the rabbit. Antoine's younger brother Michel comes to Juliette's rescue with a marriage proposal and she accepts. Eric wants the brothers' shipyard as a casino site and brings Antoine back to St. Tropez. Life gets complicated. Written by Dale O'Connor <daleoc@interaccess.com>

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...but the devil invented Brigitte Bardot!

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Release Date:

21 October 1957 (USA)  »

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...And God Created Woman  »

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Budget:

$300,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$2,000,000 (USA)
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French visa # 18160. See more »

Quotes

Eric Carradine: If I were your husband or your father I'd give you a good spanking.
Juliete Hardy: [smiling] Go ahead!
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Mon coeur éclate
Music by Gilbert Bécaud
Lyrics by 'Pierre Delanoé'
by Gilbert Bécaud
Courtesy of Films C.L.M.
Record released in June 1956
(played on the radio)
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Bardot is beautiful--the script sure isn't
10 October 2005 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

AND GOD CREATED WOMAN made quite a stir when it was released in America in the 1950s. For its time, it was very sexy and shocking. Unfortunately, the film does not age well--and today is rather tedious and forgettable. My how times have changed.

This film became famous for two reasons--and they're right above Bardot's bellybutton. She plays a bit of a bimbo and this movie is extremely sensual--for that it earns some points. But the script?! Yech!! The plot is rather silly and contrived at times, but completely gives way to silliness at the end. The end is so dumb and ridiculous that it strains my brain to think how they could have created such a stupid ending. My recommendation is to watch this more for curiosity sake than because it is a good film or because you are such a French film buff you MUST see it. FYI--the sequel (made with Rebecca DeMornay) is even stupider. While the plots have SOME similarities, they are quite different.


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