The Fashion Fiend's Illustrated Guide to French Film: Le Mépris

Brigitte Bardot became even more world-famous for her French pout and bouffant blonde hair after starring in Contempt (Le Mépris, directed by Jean Luc Godard in 1963) as Camille, the tempestuous wife in a disintegrating movieland marriage. The film ran parallel to the director's ongoing bitter dialog with his on-again / off-again beloved, Anna Karina.