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The ballet has no story, and depicts the random interactions of a group of mainly young people in a house party on a summer afternoon. The ballet was seen in Paris and London within a year of its premiere, and has been frequently revived there; it was not produced in New York until Nijinska directed revivals of the ballet for several companies in the four decades after its creation. Les biches , with recreations of Marie Laurencin 's original costumes and scenery, remains in the repertoire of the Paris Opera Ballet , the Royal Ballet and other companies. The music has been used for later ballets, although they have not followed Nijinska's in gaining a place in the regular repertoire.
See the full list. Helene Regnier's husband Charles, who is mentally ill, injures their son Michel in a rage. Charles moves back in with his wealthy and manipulative parents, who blame Helene for their son's A man asserts himself within the life of an actress he believes is somehow responsible for his son's death.
It was directed by Claude Chabrol , and depicts a tortured lesbian relationship between the Audran and Sassard characters. While the film does not acknowledge any literary sources, it is loosely based on Patricia Highsmith 's novel, The Talented Mr. Les biches switches the gender of the main characters. At a party, Why meets an architect, Paul Thomas. She leaves the party with him. They watch as Paul sleeps with Why.