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Love on a Pillow (1962)

Love on a Pillow (1962)





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Genevieve (Brigitte Bardot) is a prim and proper girl from a middle class family. She dreams of finding Mr. Right, getting married and settling down to a predictable, uncomplicated life of a loving spouse. When a distant relative dies, she travels to a small town to claim her inheritance. When she enters the wrong hotel room, she saves a man who has overdosed on sleeping pills. The stranger and his heroine return to Paris where they commence to drink, fornicate and fight. He tries to drag her down into the alcoholic downward spiral of his wretched life. They end up in Florence, Italy where the man can no longer deny he loves and need the woman who saved his life. The screen play was co-written by director Roger Vadim with Claude Choublier. The film marks Bardot's first attempt at a completely dramatic character portrayal.
Art House & International , Drama , Romance
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Brigitte Bardot
as Genevieve Le Theil
Robert Hossein
as Renaud Sarti
James Robertson Justice
as Katov, Sculptor
Macha Méril
as Raphaele
Yves Barsacq
as Hotel Manager
Jacqueline Porel
as Genevieve's Mother
Christian Melsen
as Police Inspector
Robert Dalban
as Police Sergeant
Jean Tuscano
as Jazz Musician
Jean Lefebvre
as Armand (uncredited)
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Critic Reviews for Love on a Pillow

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Degradation gets passed off as a key to love.

Full Review… | August 31, 2016
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This is a cheap French movie that was dubbed into English. The story is about a woman who discovers a man trying to commit suicide in a cheap hotel. After she saves him she starts a love affair with him. After that it's 100 minutes of bickering. When Brigitte Bardot gets naked all you see is her back or shoulders. The background music is bad. The color of the film has faded to red. The VHS tape is almost unwatchable due to the faded color. The DVD is a little better but it still might as well be black and white.

Donald White
Donald White

Bardot is one of the best looking women to grace this earth and that alone is enought o watch anything she stars in even if it is subtitled and really not worth anything as far as plot and acting is concerned. This is the case with Love on a Pillow, watch it for Bardot and nothing else and you will be ok. Watch it for any other reason and you will find yourself either irrate at the lack of intellegince in the script or asleep from reading the lousy subtitles.

Jonathan Porras
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