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The Edifying and Joyous Story of Colinot (1973)

L'histoire très bonne et très joyeuse de Colinot Trousse-Chemise (original title)
Colinot is a young, happy man, until the day three highway robbers abduct his fiancee. The search for her leads him to meet so many young, pretty, sexy girls - that when he finally ... See full summary »

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Francis Huster ...
Colinot
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Bertrade
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Arabelle
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Rosemonde
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Bergamotte
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Dame Blanche
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Le vagabond
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Masnil Plassac
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Le mari de Rosemonde
Jean Le Poulain ...
Le frère Albaret
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Le frère Hugo
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Gagnepain
Henri Tisot ...
Tournebeuf
Muriel Catalá ...
Blandine
Guy Grosso ...
Lucas
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Colinot is a young, happy man, until the day three highway robbers abduct his fiancee. The search for her leads him to meet so many young, pretty, sexy girls - that when he finally encounters his fiancee, he is no longer sure he loves her. Written by Artemis-9

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Brigitte taught the young Colinot that love is not always synonymous with eroticism…
29 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

In 1973, Bardot made two final attempts to resuscitate her career, with "Mrs. Don Juan," directed by Vadim, and Nina Companeez' "Colinot trousse-chemise."

Vadim once again presented Bardot as an amoral woman compelled to satisfy all of her desires… In the Companeez film however, Brigitte taught the young Colinot that love is not always synonymous with eroticism…This film seemed to be an excellent way to conclude her career which had been formed around Bardot the sex object…

"I would like to stop when I am older – 35 – I have never wanted to play old women," Brigitte announced to the magazine "L'Express" in 1956… She has remained true to that testimony, but is still one of the world's leading symbols of natural love and the freedom to lead life however one may choose…


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