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Trivia / La Collectionneuse

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  • Breakthrough Hit: Éric Rohmer's first hit in France.
  • Cast the Expert: Daniel Pommereulle was a prolific painter and sculptor in Real Life (He Also Did acting, filmmaking and poetry writing).
  • The Danza: Haydée (Politoff) and Daniel (Pommereulle).
  • He Also Did: Sam is credited as having been played by "Seymour Hertzberg", but that's actually a pseudonym for New York Times film critic Eugene Archer, who'd spent some time in France and worked with Rohmer at Cahiers du Cinéma.
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  • Real-Life Relative: Mijanou Bardot (Carole) is married to Patrick Bauchau (Adrien).
  • Unintentional Period Piece: Haydée is very much into the androgynous fashion style (short hair, male-type clothes) that was big at that point of The '60s, popularized by Twiggy.
  • Writing by the Seat of Your Pants: Quickly put into production when My Night at Maud's got delayed (hence the Out of Order "#4" numbering), without a finished script. Patrick Bauchau, Haydée Politoff and Daniel Pommereulle improvised and developed the characters so much that they all shared writing credit with Rohmer.

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