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Directed by Gérard Courant
France, 2013


The cinematographic encounter, by Brigitte Bardot with Marilyn Monroe, in a single film by superimposing two of their works: Le Mépris (1963) by Jean-Luc Godard and River of no return (1954) by Otto Preminger.

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BB + MARILYN = GODARD + PREMINGER Directed by Gérard Courant

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  • josé neves's rating of the film BB + MARILYN = GODARD + PREMINGER

    Digital. A sometimes insinuating experience. It's obvious that overlapping two films of the same duration, without a work of splitting, like Martin Arnold, or of its extensibility, like Arnie Gehr, the best that may come is from chance and, in this case, chances exist. For example, how Piccoli makes us perceive Marilyn as Minerva or the phantasmagoria of the Mediterranean sea over Preminger's various rebel waters...