Viva Maria!

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Viva Maria! ★★½ 1965 (R)

Tongue-in-cheek comedy with Bardot and Moreau as two dancers (both named Maria) in a show traveling through Mexico. The two become incensed by the poverty of the peasants and decide to turn revolutionary (especially after Moreau has an affair with revolutionary leader Hamilton, who promptly gets killed). The two French sex symbols are a fine match. 119m/C VHS, DVD . FR IT Jeanne Moreau, Brigitte Bardot, George Hamilton, Paulette Dubost, Claudio Brook; D: Louis Malle; W: Louis Malle, Jean-Claude Carriere; C: Henri Decae; M: Georges Delerue