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Les Biches / Bad Girls

Les Biches / Bad Girls

A Feature film by Claude Chabrol

Produced by Les Films La Boëtie

Release in France : 22/03/1968


    In Paris, while crossing a bridge over the Seine, the bored bisexual millionaire Frédérique meets a homeless young street painter called 'Why' and invites her to drink tea at her apartment. They have a love affair and Frédérique takes 'Why' to spend the winter at her house in Saint Tropez, where Frédérique's other two friends of hers live. When Frédérique throws a party for a few guests, the handsome architect Paul Thomas hits on Why. She is seduced by Paul and spends the night with him in his place. The next day, the selfish Frédérique visits Paul and seduces him. They travel together to Paris and when they return, Frédérique tells Why that Paul is going to live with them at her house. Why is upset but unsuccessfully tries to seduce Paul. One night, Why proposes they get drunk, expecting to go to their room and have a threesome, but she is unwanted by the couple. When Frédérique and Paul travel to Paris to attend urgent business, Why follows them expecting to stay in Frédérique's apartment.

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    Actors (8)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producer :

    Les Films La Boëtie

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    Full credits (14)

    Producer :

    André Génovès

    Director of Photography :

    Jean Rabier

    Sound Assistant :

    Gérard Dacquay

    Camera Operator :

    Claude Zidi

    Editor :

    Jacques Gaillard

    Music Composer :

    Pierre Jansen

    Still Photographer :

    Helga Romanoff

    Screenwriters :

    Claude Chabrol, Paul Gégauff

    Sound Recordist :

    Guy Chichignoud

    Assistant Operators :

    Paul Bonis, Janine Rabier

    Production Manager :

    Georges Casati

    Continuity supervisor :

    Aurore Chabrol

    Costume designer :

    Maurice Albray

    Location Manager :

    Patrick Delauneux

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    Feature film

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    France, Italy

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    Majority French (France, Italy)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 39 min

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    Posters (2)


    Festival Selections

    Berlin International Film Festival - 1968

    Berlin International Film Festival (Germany, 1968)


    Out of Competition


    Berlin International Film Festival - 1968

    Berlin International Film Festival (Germany, 1968)


    Silver Bear for Best Actress : Stéphane Audran