A Very Private Affair

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A Very Private Affair ★★½ La Vie Privee; Vita Privata 1962

A movie star finds that she has no privacy from the hordes of fans and paparazzi who flock to her side. The glare of publicity helps to destroy her relationship with a married director, and to fuel her desire for privacy, a desire that ends tragically. An appealing, better-than-average Bardot vehicle, it is nonetheless below-average (early) Malle. In French with English subtitles. 95m/C VHS . FR Marcello Mastroianni, Brigitte Bardot; D: Louis Malle.

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