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In Paris during the summer of 1914 a succession of brief liaisons begins and ends with a soldier and a tart, but on the way moves humourously and sometimes poignantly through a fascinating panorama of society and of attitudes to love.

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Alfred / Der 'Junge Herr'
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Henri / Der Ehemann
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La fille / Die Dirne
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Georges / Der Soldat
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Maximilienne de Poussy / Die Schauspielerin
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L'auteur / Der Dichter
Jean Sorel ...
Le comte / Der Graf
Catherine Spaak ...
La midinette / Das 'Süße Mädel'
Denise Benoît ...
Anne-Marie Coffinet
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Alice Cocéa ...
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Dany Jacquet
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In Paris during the summer of 1914 a succession of brief liaisons begins and ends with a soldier and a tart, but on the way moves humourously and sometimes poignantly through a fascinating panorama of society and of attitudes to love.

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Silly Sex Comedy With Attractive Actresses!
15 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The version I saw was dubbed which didn't help matters any. Not Vadim's best stuff, but the women are beautiful. Anna Karina is touching and naive, a young Jane Fonda is gorgeous and amusing, and many others. Francoise Dorleac was supposed to have a small part in this, but I didn't see her. Vadim did much better work with Brigitte Bardot.

A 3 out of 10. Best performance = Jane Fonda. She was never lovelier than this time period. The men are all buffoons or chauvinist pigs, but the girls make it barely watchable. As I said, the original, in French, may be more enjoyable. Jane Fonda has her "own" voice, but she may be the only one in the dubbed version.


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