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La ronde (1964)

Not Rated | | Drama, History | 16 October 1964 (France)
In Paris during the summer of 1914 a succession of brief liaisons begins and ends with a soldier and a tart, but on the way moves humourously and sometimes poignantly through a fascinating panorama of society and of attitudes to love.

Director:

Roger Vadim

Writers:

Arthur Schnitzler (play), Jean Anouilh (adaptation)
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Claude Brialy ... Alfred (as Jean Claude Brialy)
Francine Bergé Francine Bergé ... Maximilienne de Poussy (as Francine Berge)
Marie Dubois ... La fille
Jane Fonda ... Sophie
Claude Giraud ... Georges
Anna Karina ... Rose
Bernard Noël Bernard Noël ... L'auteur (as Bernard Noel)
Maurice Ronet ... Henri
Jean Sorel ... Le comte
Catherine Spaak ... La midinette
Valérie Lagrange ... L'amie de Rose
Jean Parédès Jean Parédès ... M. Albert (as Jean Paredes)
Cora Vaucaire Cora Vaucaire ... La chanteuse
Denise Benoit Denise Benoit ... Yvette Guilbert (as Denise Benoît)
Alice Cocéa ... La concierge
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In Paris during the summer of 1914 a succession of brief liaisons begins and ends with a soldier and a tart, but on the way moves humourously and sometimes poignantly through a fascinating panorama of society and of attitudes to love.

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Until Vadim, LOVE has been child's play...Now watch the adults play! See more »

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Drama | History

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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This film is part of the Criterion Collection, spine #443. See more »

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Silly Sex Comedy With Attractive Actresses!
15 December 2004 | by shepardjessica-1See all my reviews

The version I saw was dubbed which didn't help matters any. Not Vadim's best stuff, but the women are beautiful. Anna Karina is touching and naive, a young Jane Fonda is gorgeous and amusing, and many others. Francoise Dorleac was supposed to have a small part in this, but I didn't see her. Vadim did much better work with Brigitte Bardot.

A 3 out of 10. Best performance = Jane Fonda. She was never lovelier than this time period. The men are all buffoons or chauvinist pigs, but the girls make it barely watchable. As I said, the original, in French, may be more enjoyable. Jane Fonda has her "own" voice, but she may be the only one in the dubbed version.


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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

16 October 1964 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Circle of Love See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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