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...And God Created Woman (1956)

Et Dieu... créa la femme (original title)
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In sunny St. Tropez, a young sexpot loves one brother but marries the other.

Director:

Roger Vadim (as R. Vadim)

Writers:

Roger Vadim (original scenario) (as R. Vadim), Raoul Lévy (original scenario) (as R. Lévy)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brigitte Bardot ... Juliete Hardy
Curd Jürgens ... Eric Carradine (as Curd Jurgens)
Jean-Louis Trintignant ... Michel Tardieu
Jane Marken ... Madame Morin (as Jeanne Marken)
Jean Tissier Jean Tissier ... M. Vigier-Lefranc
Isabelle Corey ... Lucienne
Jacqueline Ventura Jacqueline Ventura ... Mme Vigier-Lefranc
Jacques Ciron Jacques Ciron ... Le secrétaire d'Eric
Paul Faivre Paul Faivre ... M. Morin
Jany Mourey Jany Mourey ... Le déléguée de l'évêché
Philippe Grenier Philippe Grenier ... Perri
Jean Lefebvre ... L'homme qui veut danser (as Jean Lefèvre)
Leopoldo Francés Leopoldo Francés ... Le danseur (as Leopoldo Frances)
Marie Glory ... Mme. Tardieu (as Mary Glory)
Georges Poujouly ... Christian Tardieu
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Storyline

Antoine promises to take the orphaned Juliette away from St. Tropez after a party where she has wandered onto the yacht of the urbane Eric. But in the morning the bus and Antoine zip by Juliette's stop and she runs into the field to capture the rabbit she set free moments before. About to be sent back to the orphanage by her foster mother, she identifies with the rabbit. Antoine's younger brother Michel comes to Juliette's rescue with a marriage proposal and she accepts. Eric wants the brothers' shipyard as a casino site and brings Antoine back to St. Tropez. Life gets complicated. Written by Dale O'Connor <daleoc@interaccess.com>

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Taglines:

...but the devil invented Brigitte Bardot! See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

21 October 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

...And God Created Woman See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$300,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$2,000,000
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Was condemned by the Catholic Church's Legion of Decency within months after the Baby Doll (1956) boycott and caused a huge uproar in the United States for its sexual content. See more »

Quotes

Juliete Hardy: That's my favorite song!
Antoine Tardieu: It's the first time I ever heard it.
Juliete Hardy: Me too.
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Connections

Featured in 20 to 1: Sexiest People (2006) See more »

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Dis-moi Quelque Chose de Gentil
Music by Paul Misraki
Lyrics by André Hornez
Performed by Solange Berry
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User Reviews

 
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Pfff... In all her 48 movies Brigitte Bardot never catches public imagination more thouroughly and efficiently than she does in 'et Dieu créa la femme'. Her performance in this movie really makes the sparks fly off your screen. Make sure you see the new, cleaned up version, by the way. You'll better appreciate its fine use of colors.

By this statement we have captured the essence of 'Dieu'. There really is nothing more positive to say about this movie. But it is enough. More than enough. Surely no one could have played the role of Juliette better than Brigitte did. By wearing her long, blond hair loose, Brigitte suggest sexual availability. Paradise on earth is just around the corner, she tells us. And today Brigitte's message sounds as fresh and promising as in 1956. That's why 'et Dieu créa la femme' is immortal.


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