Beautiful photography, fantastic scenery, very glossy, but still essentially trite in concept and story line, A CERTAIN SMILE tells the story of a young woman who betrays her friend and has an affair with her friend's husband, a much older man. Carere (in her first role) falls out with
beau Dillman. His uncle, Brazzi, invites her to stay on the Riviera for a week. Despite the fact that Brazzi's wife, Fontaine, has been very nice to her, Carere takes up with the aging Casanova and later follows him to his Paris home. Once there, she learns that it was little more than a dalliance
for him and that he would just like to forget he ever met her. Fontaine and Carere have...