Overview

A collection of sketches on prostitution through the ages. 1) "The Prehistoric Era": A caveman discovers that a cavewoman is more attractive when cave paint is applied to her face. And she can earn more seashells that way. 2) "Roman Nights": The Emperor goes out seeking a little nocturnal amusement, only to find that the high-priced, Oriental courtesan he hires is his wife, the Empress. 3) "Mademoiselle Mimi": In revolutionary France, Mimi finds that her client, the nephew of a marquis, is more interested in watching the guillotinings out her window than he is in going to bed. 4) "The Gay Nineties": When Nini discovers by accident that her antiquated customer is a banker, she pretends to be an honest woman who has fallen in love with him. She even pays him, just like a gigolo! 5) "Paris Today": Two girls pick up clients by driving around in a car...

  1. Michael Pfleghar

    Director, Writer

  2. Franco Indovina

    Director, Writer

  3. Claude Autant-Lara

    Director, Writer

  4. Philippe de Broca

    Director, Writer

  5. Mauro Bolognini

    Director, Writer

  6. Jean-Luc Godard

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Michèle Mercier

    Michèle Mercier

    Brit

  2. Jeanne Moreau

    Jeanne Moreau

    Mimi

  3. Raquel Welch

    Raquel Welch

    Nini

  4. Elsa Martinelli

    Elsa Martinelli

    Domitilla

  5. Jean-Claude Brialy

    Jean-Claude Brialy

    Philibert

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Facts

Original Title Le Plus Vieux Métier du monde

Status Released

Release Information

  • November 8, 1967
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 59m

Budget -

Revenue $119.00

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