Suspiciously, this supposed in-depth documentary skips over the period circa 1973 to 1985 and omits Vadim's marriage to Catherine Schneider as well as any mention of their son Vania Vadim - as if they never existed. Furthermore, it misrepresents Vadim's funeral by intercutting footage of his onetime girlfriend, Catherine Deneuve at a separate, public memorial service, with footage from the actual funeral which she did not attend. The trick editing gives viewers a false impression, since Deneuve never included herself in Vadim's blended family unit and has never solicited friendship of any of his wives.
Female Narrator, English:
A young ingenue sunbathing innocently. That's the essence of Roger Vadim. A keen eye for women, nudity, and for transgression - his own style of it. But, also for celebrating the sheer hedonistic pleasure of living.
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