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La Parisienne (1957)
"Une parisienne" (original title)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Le prince Charles
Henri Vidal ...
Michel Legrand
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Brigitte Laurier
Noël Roquevert ...
Le docteur d'Herblay
Madeleine Lebeau ...
Monique Wilson
Fernand Sardou ...
Fernand le Barman
Claire Maurier ...
Caroline Herblay
Robert Pizani ...
Ambassadeur Mouchkine
Guy Tréjan ...
Le colonel d'aviation
Judith Magre ...
Irma
Harry-Max ...
L'ambassadeur (as Harry Max)
Marcel Charvey ...
Un mauvais garçon
Vera Talchi ...
Titine
Marcel Pérès ...
Le général (as Marcel Pérés)
Henri Cogan ...
Un bagarreur
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Bardot At Her Frankest! At Her Frenchest! At Her Funniest! In Her First BIG Picture! See more »

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Release Date:

16 December 1957 (France)  »

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La Parisienne  »

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Budget:

$450,000 (estimated)
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1.37 : 1
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[first lines]
Michel Legrand: I'll speak to the Prime Minister. Call me in two weeks.
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Referenced in L'amico del giaguaro (1959) See more »

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much more than showing off BB's sex-appeal
18 July 2009 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Of all the 48 films of Brigitte Bardot, "Une Parisienne" is widely regarded as (one of) her best. What we see is special: for once the plot has a value of its own, does much more than only providing a cheap vehicle for BB's sex-charged appearance.

This film is your true & well worked-out light comedy, with a good and coherent story. Set in France's government circles in the late 1950's, it entertains from beginning to end. Providing many amusing twists & turns and some slapstick -- all acted out by at least three starring leads, including Bardot.

"Une Parisienne" (= French for "female inhabitant of Paris") focuses on telling a story, not on showing Brigitte Bardot. Brigitte serves the plot very well by using her talent for acting in light comedies.

When you settle on your couch on a Friday-night, tired and weary from a week's slaving away, just turn on "Une Parisienne". This film will make you feel better.


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