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A Very Private Affair (1962)

Vie privée (original title)
When Jill becomes a movie star, she soon discovers that her private life is destroyed by persistent fans that won't leave her alone. Her mother's ex-lover, Fabio, tries to protect her.

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Jill
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Fabio Rinaldi
Nicolas Bataille ...
Edmond
Dirk Sanders ...
Dick
Jacqueline Doyen ...
Juliette
Paul Sorèze ...
Maxime (as Paul Soreze)
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Cécile (as Eleonore Hirt)
Gloria France ...
Anna
Ursula Kubler ...
Carla
Isarco Ravaioli
Gregor von Rezzori ...
Gricha
Antoine Roblot ...
Alain - le photographe
Simonetta Simeoni
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When Jill becomes a movie star, she soon discovers that her private life is destroyed by persistent fans that won't leave her alone. Her mother's ex-lover, Fabio, tries to protect her. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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28 September 1962 (USA)  »

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Lyrics (sur un poèmes de) Charles Gros
Music by Jean-Max Rivière and Jean Spanos (as Y. Spanos)
Arranged by Paul Mauriat
Performed by Brigitte Bardot (uncredited)
(p) 1962 SEMI, Barclay
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I liked it a lot
2 August 2006 | by (Aventura, Florida, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie did a great job of showing the French lifestyle and the time during which it was made. Most of the comments here are negative, but I thought this was one of the best movies I've seen in many months.

Jill's daily life, shown in the opening sequence when she travels by boat and bicycle to see her mother and various friends, is a wonderful example of European life where things are much prettier and healthier than in the US. Individuals are free to be with nature without making a conscious effort to do so.

The story of the movie is OK, not great, but certainly ahead of its time in the portrayal of the media culture. Diana Princess of Wales should have watched this movie.


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