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16 September 1971 (USA) See more »
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Cellist Gaspard is living in a big house in the country with his son and three nieces. He likes being quiet... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Brigitte Bardot ... Felicia

Jean-Pierre Cassel ... Gaspard
Daniel Ceccaldi ... Ivan
Georges Claisse ... Stephane
Patrick Gilles ... Titus
Julien Verdier ... Tabard
Claude Beauthéac ... Millot
Jean Lescot ... Bernard
Olivier Stroh ... Arthur
Patricia Darmon ... Mariette
Sabine Haudepin ... Julie
Valérie Stroh ... Charlotte
Claude Jetter ... Hippie girl
Johanna Maniez
Hélène Arié
Evelyne Datiche
Karine Lafabrie
Jean-Claude Ballard
Joël Mouton
Christiane Dancourt
Audrey Gill
Patricia Fiszel
Xavier Gélin ... Reginald
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nina Companeez ... Dame en blanche (uncredited)
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Directed by
Michel Deville 
 
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Nina Companeez 
Michel Deville 

Produced by
Mag Bodard .... producer
 
Original Music by
Eddie Vartan 
 
Cinematography by
Claude Lecomte 
 
Film Editing by
Nina Companeez 
 
Production Design by
Claude Pignot 
 
Costume Design by
Gitt Magrini 
 
Production Management
Philippe Dussart .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jean Lefèvre .... assistant director
Alain Tourriol .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
André Hervée .... sound
 
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Annie Maurel .... script supervisor
 

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Also Known As:
"L'ours et la poupée" - France (original title)
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85 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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A gruff individual, 20 May 2011
Author: dbdumonteil

At the time,BB's career was on the wane ,and in my country "l'Ours Et La Poupée " was a relative flop ;after "Viva Maria" ,her biggest success in the sixties,most of her movies were critical and commercial failures ,with the exception of "Boulevard Du Rhum" .

Michel Deville's career as a director has always been uneven: whereas some of his works have passed the test of time quite well ("Benjamin" " Raphael" and the overlooked " L'Apprenti Salaud" ) some are terribly dated ."L'Ours Et La Poupée " bears all the scars of the time: particularly that drug party scene ,complete with hippies in a very chic place .The part of the "bear" was first offered to Delon and Belmondo ,but both were cross because they thought their rival was contacted first and the part was finally given to Jean -Pierre Cassel ,an excellent actor foreign users may remember in his supporting part of a priest/money changer of the Temple in "Le Scaphandre Et Le Papillon" .The part was tailor made for him and his grumpy looks deserve better than these unfunny lines.Also handicapped by the children 's very bad acting ,particularly the son .The pets you find in every BB movie are present:they are called "Sully" and "Prud'homme" (sic)

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