Circle of Love

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Circle of Love ★★ 1964

Episodic melodrama drifts from romance to ro mance in contemporary Paris. A some what pretentious remake of Ophuls classic “La Ronde,” which was in turn adapted from Arthur Schnitzler's play. Credible performers are undone by Vadim's strained direction. 110m/C VHS, DVD . FR Jane Fonda, Francine Berge, Marie DuBois, JeanClaude Brialy, Catherine Spaak, Claude Giraud; D: Roger Vadim; W: Jean Anouilh.