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A complicated woman: Early Brigitte Bardot

Brigitte Bardot has just turned 80 today (28th September), and as a birthday tribute to one of the iconic film personalities of the twentieth century, I want to briefly highlight some of her early filmography that’s relevant to this … Continue reading

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Brigitte Bardot in Jean-Luc Godard’s “Le Mépris” BR720 [1963, France, Italy]

It’s Nouvelle Vague time..!
Jean-Luc Godard had wanted to do a film with Brigitte Bardot for a while, and when his first choice actress Kim Novak turned down the role for his new Franco-Italian production “Le Mépris” [Eng. Title: Contempt], … Continue reading

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