The Doll
(La poupée)

Screening on Film
Directed by Jacques Baratier.
With Zbigniew Cybulski, Sonne Teal, Claudio Gora.
France/Italy, 1962, 35mm, black & white, 95 min.
French with English subtitles.
Print source: Tamasa

Initially a maker of documentaries marked by surrealism, Jacques Baratier invents a fantastic, eccentric science-fiction tale set in a South American dictatorship, based on a script by Jacques Audiberti. He entrusts the title role to Sonne Teal, perhaps the first female impersonator to star in a film.


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