Les Bonnes Femmes (1960)
Les Bonnes Femmes (1960) is a French New Wave film directed by Claude Chabrol. The film follows the lives of four young women working in a Parisian store. It is a story of their struggles with love, work, and sexuality.
The film is notable for its frank portrayal of female sexuality. The four women are all in different stages of their lives, and each has a unique approach to sex. The youngest, Ginette, is a naive teenager who is just beginning to explore her sexuality. She is often seen flirting with boys and fantasizing about them. The oldest, Jacqueline, is a married woman who is having an affair with her boss. She is portrayed as a woman who is comfortable with her sexuality and is not afraid to express it.
The other two women, Marie and Yvonne, are in between. Marie is a young woman who is in a relationship with a married man. She is portrayed as a woman who is struggling to find her own identity and is trying to figure out what she wants from her relationship. Yvonne is a single woman who is trying to find a man to settle down with. She is portrayed as a woman who is open to exploring her sexuality, but is also cautious about it.
The film is a realistic portrayal of female sexuality in the 1960s. It shows how women were struggling to find their place in society and how they were trying to find their own identity. It also shows how women were beginning to explore their sexuality and how they were trying to find a balance between their desires and societal expectations. Les Bonnes Femmes is an important film that shows how far women have come in terms of sexual liberation.
A lot of the film concerns attraction, sex and love. Desire and the female body is one of its major themes. A woman does a striptease, she covers her breasts with her hands. At a swimming pool girls wear form-fitting bathing suits, the camera focuses on a girl's bottom. Two young women are picked up by older men. Sex is implied with one.