People: May 18, 1987

Thirty years ago, Roger Vadim created And God Created Woman and created Brigitte Bardot. Now the French director has seen fit to update his classic handiwork. The man who made stars -- and conquests -- of such leading ladies as Bardot, Catherine Deneuve and Jane Fonda has just finished an identically titled 1980s version that is the "same idea," he says, but the "heroine is different." Juliette, the saucy French hedonist, has become Robin Shay, an aspiring American musician. She "believes in her freedom over everything," says Rebecca De Mornay, 24, who plays the part. "And she's afraid of the intimacy...

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