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Love and the Frenchwoman (1960)

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Love and the Frenchwoman (La Francaise et L'Amour) concentrates on the nature of love by illustrating seven separate aspects of the emotion. In "Childhood," 9-year old Pierre-Jean Vaillard suffers a traumatic experience when he takes his parents' "cabbage patch" theory of conception too literally. In "Adolescence," a little girl (Annie Sinigalla) constructs an elaborate fantasy world on the occasion of her first kiss. "Virginity" is a study in frustration, as betrothed couple Valerie Lagrange and Pierre Michel agonizingly await their wedding-night consummation of their ardor. "Marriage" finds a union ending almost before it begins as a pair of newlyweds (Marie-Jose Nat and Claude Rich) bicker all the way to their honeymoon rendezvous. "Adultery" allows husband Paul Meurisse the opportunity to calmly provide an object lesson to his wife's lover Jean-Paul Belmondo. In "Divorce", a couple (Annie Girardot and Francois Pierer) find that it's impossible to have a "civilized" breakup. And in "A Woman Alone," bigamist Robert Lamoreaux meets his Waterloo in the forms of Martine Carol and Sylvia Montfort. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

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Cast

Darry Cowl
as Dr. Dufieux
Sophie Desmarets
as Mother [Adolescence]
Jacqueline Porel
as Mme. Bazouche
Dany Robin
as Nicole [Adultery]
Paul Meurisse
as Jean-Claude [Adultery]
Valérie Lagrange
as Ginette [Virginity]
Jean-Paul Belmondo
as Gil [Adultery]
Annie Girardot
as Danielle [Divorce]
François Périer
as Michel [Divorce]
Martine Carol
as Elaine [A Woman Alone]
Robert Lamoureux
as Desire [A Woman Alone]
Alfred Adam
as Friend [Divorce]
Francis Blanche
as Marceroux [Divorce]
Paul Bonifas
as Father [Virginity]
Georges Chamarat
as Judge [Divorce]
Nicole Chollet
as Mother [Virginity]
Paulette Dubost
as Mme. Tronche
Jacques Duby
as Young Man
Jacques Fabbri
as Ticket Collector [Marriage]
Denise Grey
as Mother [Divorce]
Alice Kessler
as [Adultery]
Pierre Michael
as Francois [Virginity]
Pierre Mondy
as Father [Adolescence]
Sylvia Montfort
as Gilberte [A Woman Alone]
Marie-José Nat
as Line [Marriage]
Suzanne Nivette
as Mme. Mangebois [A Woman Alone]
Simone Paris
as [Adolescence]
Liliane Patrick
as Lady with a Cigarette
Claude Piéplu
as [Adultery]
Roger Pierre
as Prince Charming
Jean Poiret
as [Divorce]
Simone Renant
as Lawyer [A Woman Alone]
Claude Rich
as The Husband
Yves Robert
as Man with the Moustache [Marriage]
Noël Roquevert
as Col. Chappe
Michel Serrault
as Lawyers [Divorce]
Paul Villé
as Tribunal President [A Woman Alone]
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