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A Very Curious Girl (1969)

La fiancée du pirate (original title)
An oppressed and exploited young woman (Marie) begins charging for her sexual favors and completely disrupts the smug patriarchal capitalist society of the village of Tellier.

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Marie
Georges Géret ...
Gaston Duvalier (Tonton Duvalier)
Henri Czarniak ...
Julien (as Henry Czarniak)
Claire Maurier ...
Irène
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Le Duc
Jean Parédès ...
M. Paul, dit La Tisane
Pascal Mazzotti ...
L'abbé Dard
Jacques Marin ...
Félix Lechat
Francis Lax ...
Emile
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André
Jacques Masson ...
Hippolyte
Marcel Pérès ...
Pépé
Micha Bayard ...
La Goulette (Mélanie Lechat)
Claire Olivier ...
La mère de Marie
Renée Duncan ...
Delphine
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An oppressed and exploited young woman (Marie) begins charging for her sexual favors and completely disrupts the smug patriarchal capitalist society of the village of Tellier. Written by English Showalter <showalte@crab.rutgers.edu>

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The story of the town amateur who lost her standing...among other things.

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3 December 1969 (France)  »

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A Very Curious Girl  »

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La Fiancée Du Pirate

The story of a 'pirate' woman and social outcast of a provincial village. She turns to prostitution and seduces her clients into ruin. The themes of mockery remain strong, despite the common background of a small hut with bright colors in woodland. Greed and bigotry are present throughout, yet are refreshed with humorous characters and twists in the dialogue. The final blow for sexual and social revenge in humorous sequence struck in the church. The heroine (Bernadette Lafont) dances off down the open road, leaving behind the remains of a strange abstract sculpture of fridges, showers and junk, as she is portrayed as yet another 'free spirit'.


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