People, May 5, 1975

His amours with Actresses Brigitte Bardot, Catherine Deneuve and Jane Fonda are behind him now, and French Film Director Roger Vadim has been pursuing other muses. "To be a director is to be a painter in a way," he says by way of explaining his new interest. "You train your sense of aesthetics, of color, objects, volume and light. Most of the time when I was making my last movie, I was acting like a painter." Vadim, 47, who now shares his Paris menage with Lover Catherine Schneider and their one-year-old son, works primarily...

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