6.0/10
462
5 user 6 critic

Plucking the Daisy (1956)

En effeuillant la marguerite (original title)
A Paris schoolgirl unwittingly ignites hellfire in the minds of men from Seine to Sorbonne.

Director:

Marc Allégret

Writers:

William Benjamin (story), Roger Vadim | 2 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Naughty Girl (1956)
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Nightclub entertainer Jean Clery discovers too late that the 'baby' he agreed to take care of is a wild, shapely sex kitten.

Director: Michel Boisrond
Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Jean Bretonnière, Françoise Fabian
La Parisienne (1957)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Set against the picturesque springtime in Paris, the prime minister's daughter marries a buttoned down cabinet official, but when her new husband starts stepping out behind her back, the young bride takes of for the Riviera.

Director: Michel Boisrond
Stars: Charles Boyer, Henri Vidal, Brigitte Bardot
Crime | Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Ursula leaves the convent where she was educated, to start living with her uncle, the count Ribera, and her aunt Florentine. When she arrives, she is confronted with a local drama: a ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Vadim
Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Alida Valli, Stephen Boyd
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Handsome dentist Herve Dandieu, temporarily separated from his new, delectable wife Virginie by a lovers' tiff, is picked up by sexy dance teacher Anita Flores...object blackmail. Sensing ... See full summary »

Director: Michel Boisrond
Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Henri Vidal, Dawn Addams
Romance | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A country girl is discovered by a Paris magazine and becomes a top model

Director: Pierre Gaspard-Huit
Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Micheline Presle, Louis Jourdan
Adventure | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

When a 25-year old Parisian student, Gérard Morere, hears a lecture about a treasure Troilus lost at sea after the Peloponnesian War, he thinks he knows where it is, thanks to a discovery ... See full summary »

Director: Willy Rozier
Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Jean-François Calvé, Howard Vernon
Les femmes (1969)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Clara becomes a secretary who must cater to all the desires of the womanizing writer Jérôme, while he tries to write his memoirs.

Director: Jean Aurel
Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Maurice Ronet, Christina Holme
The Female (1959)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Handsome and rich Spanish gentleman abandons his wife and riches for his love of a young girl of poor stock who taunts and degrades him. Only after she has humbled him mercilessly does she offer him her love in the end.

Director: Julien Duvivier
Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Antonio Vilar, Lila Kedrova
Drama | Crime | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Married French lawyer Andre defends succesfully the case of Yvette, who committed a robbery. He falls in love with her, but she isn't true to him.

Director: Claude Autant-Lara
Stars: Jean Gabin, Brigitte Bardot, Edwige Feuillère
Viva Maria! (1965)
Adventure | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Somewhere in Central America in 1907: Maria II is the daughter of an Irish terrorist. After her father's death, she meets Maria I, a singer in a circus. She decides to stay with the circus,... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle
Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Jeanne Moreau, George Hamilton
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

At the Conservatory of Vienna the student only have eyes for their beautiful singing teacher, tenor Eric Walter.

Director: Marc Allégret
Stars: Jean Marais, Brigitte Bardot, Isabelle Pia
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Director: Georges Lacombe
Stars: Raymond Pellegrin, Roger Pigaut, Brigitte Bardot
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Daniel Gélin ... Daniel Roy
Brigitte Bardot ... Agnès Dumont
Robert Hirsch Robert Hirsch ... Roger Vital
Jacques Dumesnil ... General Dumont
Jacques Fervil Jacques Fervil
Jacques Jouanneau Jacques Jouanneau ... Edouard, Friend of Daniel
Mauricet ... Monsieur Valentin
Madeleine Barbulée Madeleine Barbulée ... Madame Dumont
Yves-Marie Maurin Yves-Marie Maurin ... Toto
Anne Collette ... La secrétaire
Gabrielle Fontan Gabrielle Fontan
Luciana Paluzzi ... Sophia (as Luciana Paoluzzi)
Nadine Tallier ... Magali
Darry Cowl ... Hubert Dumont
Edit

Storyline

When ultra-respectable General Dumont discovers that his nubile daughter Agnes is "A.D.", author of a scandalous under-the-counter novel, he wants her shipped to a convent; but she escapes to Paris, planning to live with her brother, ostensibly a rich artist but really a poor guide in the Balzac Museum. This misunderstanding gets both in serious trouble, and puts Agnes in immediate need of money...just the amount offered as grand prize in an amateur striptease contest, which her new boyfriend, reporter Daniel, is covering for his magazine... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Gay Paree is still laughing and blushing from there to here.. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

17 November 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mademoiselle Striptease See more »

Filming Locations:

Vichy, Allier, France See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (re-release)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

French visa # 17670. See more »

Quotes

Agnès Dumont: I can't undress in front of all those people.
Martine: Nobody's forcing you.
See more »

Alternate Versions

In the version broadcaston television in North America in the seventies and released on VHS by Entertainment Programs International in 1997, the contestants in the striptease contest performing just before Bardot only did partial strip. The last contestant before Bardot wears panties and a bra made of daisies at the end of her act. But the DVD version released by Home Vision Entertainment in 2001 features a different take of the same scene that is almost identical except that the contestants get totally nude at the end of their act. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Killing Floor (2007) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Average Comedy with Lovely BB!
1 February 2005 | by shepardjessica-1See all my reviews

Made right before AND GOD CREATED WOMAN, this little comedy is no great shakes, except for the lively and vivacious Ms. Bardot who is charming as always. The guy who plays her brother is strangely bizarre and amusing. A pretty tame film (considering the title), the plot isn't worth discussing, but Brigitte is coy and beautiful.

A 5 out of 10. Best performance = Ms. Bardot. Her next film (GOD) would completely change her image from fun and innocent to passionate and a lasting sexual creature of the 50's. Roger Vadim, who wrote this one finally got to direct her and make a lasting impression. This film is enjoyable, but nothing to brag about.


7 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 5 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed