The Girl on a Motorcycle (1968)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Road Movie, Erotic Drama, Biker Film  |   Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - France, UK  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Director Jack Cardiff also served as scripter and cinematographer of the Anglo-French co-production Girl on a Motorcycle (La Motocyclette) The girl in question is played by leather-clad Marianne Faithfull, who speeds through Alsace on her cycle, en route to a tryst in Heidelberg with her ex-lover (Alain Delon). In a series of flashbacks, she recalls the events leading up to the present critical moment, including her desultory marriage. Based on a novel by Andre de Pieyre, the R-rated Girl on a Motorcycle was originally released in English-speaking countries in an X-rated version titled Naked Under Leather. Based on the stage play by Walter Melville.

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motorcycle, extramarital-affair, flashback, sex, love, romance, repression

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Cult Film