Pauline at the Beach

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Pauline at the Beach ★★★½ Pauline a la Plage 1983 (R)

Fifteen-year-old Pauline (Langlet) accompanies her more experienced divorced cousin Marion (Dombasle) to the French coast for a summer of sexual hijinks. Contemplative, not coarse, though the leads look great in—and out—of their swimsuits. Breezy, typically talky fare from small-film master Rohmer. Third film in the director's Comedies & Proverbs series. French with subtitles. 95m/C VHS, DVD . FR Amanda Langlet, Arielle Dombasle, Pascal Greggory, Rosette, Feodor Atkine, Simon de la Brosse; D: Eric Rohmer; W: Eric Rohmer; C: Nestor Almendros.