Her character, a brazen sexpot, loves one brother but marries another. In the sun-drenched French Riviera, Bardot vamps it up and gets poor, poor hubby (Jean-Louis Trintignant) into endless fights and predicaments. And yet the men continue to fawn over her. Such is the point -- timeless and devilishly accurate, but hardly deep. Swept Away threw this idea for a twist, with much better effect (and also on the beach).
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