A Very Private Affair (French: Vie privée) is a 1962 French film directed by Louis Malle and starring Brigitte Bardot.
Brigitte Bardot, the sexy French actress/bombshell of the 1960s, stars in this semi-autobiographical film of her life.
Eighteen-year-old Jill enjoys a comfortable upper-class existence with her widowed mother in Switzerland and develops a crush on Fabio, a friend's husband.
She heads off to Paris to become a model and dancer.
Soon, Jill is discovered by a film producer and made into a huge movie star.
The pressures and annoyances of fame take their toll on her and she returns to Switzerland to recuperate.
Jill has an affair with the now divorced Fabio, but the press continues to hound her, leading to more complications in her private life.