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Eva (1962)

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A raw Welsh novelist in Venice is humiliated by a money-loving Frenchwoman who erotically ensnares him.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Eve Olivier
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Tyvian Jones
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Francesca Ferrara
James Villiers ...
Alan McCormick - a screenwriter
Riccardo Garrone ...
Michele - a player
Lisa Gastoni ...
The red-headed Russian
Checco Rissone ...
Pieri
Enzo Fiermonte ...
Enzo
Nona Medici ...
Anna Maria
Roberto Paoletti
Alex Revidis ...
The Greek
Evi Rigano ...
(as Evy Rigano)
John Pepper ...
The little boy
Van Eicken
Peggy Guggenheim
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A raw Welsh novelist in Venice is humiliated by a money-loving Frenchwoman who erotically ensnares him.

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Originally, this subject was offered by the Hakim brothers, who produced it, to Jean-Luc Godard to direct. Godard was anxious to sign Richard Burton for the leading role, but failed and then dropped out of the project. The Hakims instead obtained the services of another Welsh actor, Stanley Baker, who insisted on them hiring his friend Joseph Losey to direct. See more »

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Eve Olivier: Bloody Welshman!
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transitional genre, looking more back than forward
20 June 2002 | by (berkeley california) – See all my reviews

The humiliation of a vain playboy at the hands of Eva (or Eve as he

will call her), played by Jeanne Moreau occurs with too much

predictability & haste, and must in the end drag. The film should

have been cast with Burton and Moreau, & the Stanley Baker left in

a more British genre - for though Baker plays with great

intelligence, nicely turning our sympathies away as the character

receives his come-uppance, there is a curious implausibility about

the combination. Two incommensurate worlds, sexes, as a

theme to be sure, but neither can be appreciated from the other,

and so neither is enhanced.


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