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Les Biches (1968)

Les biches (original title)
Architect Paul Thomas insinuates himself into the relationship of two bisexual women living in a St. Tropez villa with tragic consequences.

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Why
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Nane Germon ...
Violetta
Serge Bento ...
Bookseller
Henri Frances
Henri Attal ...
Robègue
Dominique Zardi ...
Riais
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Storyline

Frédérique is a rich and beautiful woman who picks up a female street artist called "Why". It is December and they go to her villa in Saint Tropez, which is inhabited by a couple of odd gay men. Both women fall for the local architect Paul Thomas. However Why says that she is not interested in him, so Frédérique invites him to move into the villa. Written by Will Gilbert

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26 September 1968 (USA)  »

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Bad Girls  »

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

"Biche" is not only French for "doe," it is also slang for "girl" or "young woman" (just like British "bird" or American "chick" or "fox") - so the title is ambiguous: it could be taken as "The Girls," or it could very literally refer to the pictures of female deer (one of which is portrayed with another doe inside its womb) that Why draws and, in one case, keeps in her bedroom. In French the word "lesbiche" is slang for lesbian, its plural being "lesbiches". See more »

Quotes

Why: [referring to Robeque and Riais' departure] I'm beginning to live again since they left.
Paul Thomas: I feel rather guilty.
Frédérique: Enough of them was as good as a feast!
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References Vertigo (1958) See more »

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Les Biches (Générique Du Fin)
Written and Performed by Pierre Jansen Et Son Orchestre
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Intense, breath-taking
9 November 1998 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

This is one of the most sexually intense movies around, although there are no openly sexual scenes. The movie, though dated, is beautifully filmed, with fashionably gowned characters, and scenery that will take your breath away. The ending can be a little unclear, but with a little use of the imagination, this movie will go a long way! A definite must-see for anyone who is just a bit curious about sexual ambiguity. You'll be left wanting more...


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