Sweet Skin

71
  • NR
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1963
  • Running time: 95 min
Nico, future Velvet Underground singer, plays Ariane, a young ballet dancer living in Paris with dreams of stardom. To pay the rent she accepts a job in an upmarket strip club. Unable to go the whole way, she runs off the stage in tears. read more

Nico, future Velvet Underground singer, plays Ariane, a young ballet dancer living in Paris with dreams of stardom. To pay the rent she accepts a job in an upmarket strip club. Unable to go the whole way, she runs off the stage in tears. But soon she devises a unique act that captivates audiences and elevates her to superstar status in the competitive world of the 1960's Paris strip tease scene. With music by Serge Gainsbourg, this is the only mainstream movie in which Nico has a starring role. Her stunning looks and unearthly allure grace almost every shot.

Original Release

05/16/1963

Cast

Nico Ariane / Ariane, la danseuse Allemande
Dany Saval Berthe / Dodo Voluptuous
Jean Sobieski Jean-Loup
Darry Cowl Paul / Paul, le directeur du Crazy-Horse
Jean Tissier The Painter / Déodat, The Painter
Serge Gainsbourg Pianist / le pianiste/ Pianist
Robert Rollis le photographe
Marcel Charvey un journaliste
Jean-Marie Rivière lui-même
Françoise Arnoul elle-même
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Jacques Poitrenaud

Writers

Alain Moury, Jacques Poitrenaud, Jacques Sigurd

Cast

Nico Ariane / Ariane, la danseuse Allemande
Dany Saval Berthe / Dodo Voluptuous
Jean Sobieski Jean-Loup
Darry Cowl Paul / Paul, le directeur du Crazy-Horse
Jean Tissier The Painter / Déodat, The Painter
Serge Gainsbourg Pianist / le pianiste/ Pianist
Robert Rollis le photographe
Marcel Charvey un journaliste
Jean-Marie Rivière lui-même
Françoise Arnoul elle-même
Joe Turner Self
Renée Passeur The Rich Woman
Umberto Orsini Dancer / Ariane's Dance Partner
Norma Dugo
Nicolas Vogel (as Nick Vogel)
Thierry Thibault
Jean-Pierre Zola
Jean Ozenne
Luciana Vincenzi (as Luciana Vicenzi)
Olga Kostromine

Producers

Editors

Gilbert Natot

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