GenreBiography, Comedy, Western Duration CountryFrance
WriterMarco Ferreri, Rafael Azcona Release date23 January 1974 ScreenplayMarco Ferreri, Rafael Azcona CastCatherine Deneuve (Marie-Hélène de Boismonfrais), Ugo Tognazzi (Mitch), Paolo Villaggio (The CIA agent), Michel Piccoli (Buffalo Bill), Marcello Mastroanni (George A. Custer), Philippe Noiret (Gen. Terry) Similar moviesJamon Jamon, Sixteen Candles, Down with Love, Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise, Winners & Sinners, They Died with Their Boots On
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 business 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)