Don't Touch the White Woman!
|Don't Touch the White Woman!|
|Directed by||Marco Ferreri|
|Music by||Philippe Sarde|
|Edited by||Ruggero Mastroianni|
|Distributed by||Image Entertainment|
|23 January 1974|
Don't Touch the White Woman! is a 1974 French-Italian farce, an absurdist Western set in Paris, directed by Marco Ferreri.
A fictionalized version of Custer's Last Stand set at a real Paris, France building site. Marcello Mastroianni stars as General George Armstrong Custer. Buffalo Bill Cody (Michel Piccoli) portrays a charlatan media impresario. Ugo Tognazzi gives a fictional portrayal of Mitch Bouyer one of Custer's Native American scouts, who runs a selling Native artifacts made in sweatshops by white women. Alain Cuny plays Sitting Bull who must defend his people when their apartment building homes are destroyed by the Union Cavalry. The film climaxes with the Battle of the Little Bighorn held in a large construction excavation where Les Halles market once was.
- Catherine Deneuve - Marie-Hélène de Boismonfrais
- Marcello Mastroianni - George A. Custer
- Michel Piccoli - Buffalo Bill
- Philippe Noiret - Gen. Terry
- Ugo Tognazzi - Mitch
- Alain Cuny - Sitting Bull
- Serge Reggiani - The Mad Indian
- Darry Cowl - Major Archibald
- Monique Chaumette - Sister Lucie
- Daniele Dublino - Daughter
- Henri Piccoli - Sitting Bull's Father
- Franca Bettoia - Rayon de Lune (as Franca Bettoja)
- Paolo Villaggio - The CIA agent
- Franco Fabrizi - Tom (as Franco Fabrizzi)
- Laurente Vedres - (as Vedres et Boutang)
- ↑ "Don't Touch the White Woman!". Jpbox-office.com.
- ↑ "Don't Touch the White Woman!". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-03-28.
- Don't Touch the White Woman! at the Internet Movie Database
- Don't Touch the White Woman! at AllMovie