Julie Christie won an Oscar for her role as an ambitious model searching for new experiences. Using a stream of famous and infamous to sexually manipulate her way to the top, she becomes a prisoner of the jet-set lifestyle she herself conquered.
The L-Shaped Room (1962)
Leslie Caron plays a French girl facing life in a shabby, suburban bedsit after being jilted and left pregnant. Sharing her desperation with an assortment of neighbours, this is a sensitive study of social morals at the dawning of the Sixties sexual revolution.