Cinema: Roger & Over

Circle of Love. The doe-eyed young wife (Jane Fonda) glances at the would-be lover who has lured her to his flat. "Alfred, if you really love me, you won't keep me here," she murmurs, but her look belies her words. With frail remonstrations, she has already removed her hat, veil and gloves. Only moments remain until everything else comes off.

Such moments occur frequently in this racy, juvenile, artfully photographed peep show by Director Roger Vadim (And God Created Woman). In 1950 France's Max Ophuls made La Ronde, a subtle, deliciously graceful film based...

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