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I'm looking for title of foreign movie (most probably French). The movie was a comedy, in color, came out in 70s or early 80s.

It was about teenage girl caught stealing a book. She bets she can write the classic sex novel. Movie about her coming of age sexually as she tries to seduce the man that caught her. Last scene of snow-clad roof of chalet burning.

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Any other detail? You say "foreign" but (in a multinational site like this) what does this mean, non English language? If so, any idea what language? –  iandotkelly Jan 1 at 21:31
    
I think it was a French film. –  user7413 Jan 1 at 22:20
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Glad to help :-) Whenever you're back, please select the 'tick mark' on the left of the answer. That way this question will be marked as 'answered'. Thanks and Happy Viewing! –  rumandwrite Mar 13 at 13:37

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Néa (1976) - Movie Poster

Néa (1976)

In Genève, bookseller and publisher Axel Thorpe catches willful, rich 16-year old Sibylle Ashby shop lifting.

Néa (1976) - Pic 01

She brags about her writing, so he challenges her to produce a book. She writes an erotic novel that Thorpe publishes anonymously, and it becomes a best seller. She also tries to capture the love of this 40-year old publisher.

Néa (1976) - Pic 02

The burning chalet you mentioned in your post:

Néa (1976) - Pic 03

Browse through some video clips here, here and here.

The entire movie (in French with English subtitles) can be watched here.

~ Synopsis from TCM; Poster from filmportal.de; Stills used are video screenshots

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Thank you, thank you, thank you! –  user7413 Mar 13 at 13:30
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Hi @user7413 - the best way to thank rumandwhite is to upvote and accepting the answer (clicking on the tick/checkbox). –  iandotkelly Mar 13 at 14:04

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