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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)

Directed by
Michel Deville 
 
Writing credits
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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
 
Other crew
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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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Get the French DVD release., 11 January 2011
Author: Gary from United States

Both domi and durix are correct. The American DVD release is a washed-out black & white, dubbed version. My wife and I still enjoyed it though. The plot, music, and the presence of BB made it possible to overlook the American-released DVD production problems.

The French DVD release is the one you must get. The French DVD provides the original rich colors and a crystal clear soundtrack. BB looks beautiful in hot pants, an evening dress, and not once but twice in a tub. No English subtitles though--which is a frustration I have with many French DVD releases.

The attempt at creating a "mod" Paris not unlike mod London of the 60s is a hoot, and the contrast made between it and the French countryside is obvious but never forced. Bardot's flirtations toward the cellist Gaspard will charm you.

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