Bye Bye Barbara (1969)

Genres - Mystery, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Psychological Thriller, Romantic Mystery  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - France  |   MPAA Rating - R
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In this thriller a beautiful girl approaches a journalist in a Parisian bar. Her clothing is in tatters and she seems dazed. She tells him that someone has drugged her and that she needs a place to rest. The gentlemanly journalist obliges and takes her home. The following day, she has fully recovered and they stroll through town. The woman believes that someone is following her, and she suddenly disappears. Later the writer reads the paper and learns that her body was found in a car wreck. He is highly skeptical and tries to find her. Sure enough, he learns that the death was a ruse staged by her stepfather who wanted to collect on her insurance policy. The journalist saves the young woman from her step-parent, and the two fall in love.

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insurance, bar [pub], con/scam, craziness, daughter, journalism, love, marriage, romance, seduction, stepfather