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The respective contours of the Spanish landscape and Brigitte Bardot are all that interest director Roger Vadim in this sordid little thriller. Beset by shooting difficulties, the tension between Bardot and Stephen Boyd is tangible, although it doesn't make them any more credible as a protective convent girl and the man who killed her uncle and seduced her aunt. Alida Valli fares better in the latter role. Her pillow fight with the beauteous Bardot is one of the few highlights. The rest is divided into passion and pursuit. But the sex scenes that were considered frisky in their day, have now lost much of their oomph.
|Aunt Florentine||Alida Valli|
|Count Ribera||José Nieto|
|Chief of police||José Marco Davo|