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    Le Mepris (Cocinor, 1963). French Grande (44" X 62").
    While on the surface, the story is about a writer who allows his wife to drive home with a producer and the husband will join up with them later. She assumes she is supposed to be a "present" for the producer so her husband can get a better payment for his work and the argument between her and her spouse ensues. At it's core, the film is about a relationship in crisis, a theme that was favored by French director Jean-Luc Godard. Bardot, as the reigning sex goddess of the cinema at the time, was perfectly cast and on this original country-of-origin poster. She appears as the proverbial present, wrapped in nothing but bedsheets. This is arguably the best poster ever created for Bardot and has often been reproduced. This is the original from the film's first release and has a few fold separations, a few very tiny edge tears and some ink/writing on the verso. Art by Allard. Very Fine.


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