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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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Clever, tempting and deliciously funny See more (7 total) »

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
(in alphabetical order)
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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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Clever, tempting and deliciously funny, 10 October 2006
Author: opus125-1 from Australia

Irresistibly tempting the socialite model urban Felicity (Bridget Bardot) duels her seductive charms against the baffling and equally determined country cellist Gaspard (Jean-Pierre Cassel) who refuses to return the compliment. Mostly played out at Gaspards country home over one evening, Nina Companéez and Michel Deville's plot allow both actors to display their versatility. Particularly appealing is one scene when Felicity has Gaspard act as a woman and she takes on the role of a man wanting to get his way with with 'her'. We see Bardot, always flirtatious, but strongly characterised and not just portrayed as a flimsy 'sex kitten' such as in "Les Novices'. When together, Cassal and Bardots performances are so palpably magnetic, that some scenes of them alone seem inferior. Totally absorbing.

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