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Secret World (1969)
"La promesse" (original title)

M  -  Drama  -  9 July 1969 (USA)
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Jean-François Vlerick ...
François (as Jean-François Maurin)
Giselle Pascal ...
Florence
Pierre Zimmer ...
Philippe
Marc Porel ...
Olivier
Paul Bonifas ...
Gustave
Chantal Goya ...
Monique
Guy d'Avout ...
Malerar
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When a woman is more than a friend... when a boy is more than a child... love can be awakened too early.

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Secret World  »

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Cute & Sensitive
21 December 2002 | by (Wyoming) – See all my reviews

Brief synopsis: Francois is a brooding boy mourning the loss of his mother who becomes fatally attached to his uncle's English mistress.

I enjoyed this movie simply because it's a very human tale and depicts well the heightened sensitivity of a child. And I enjoy movies which deviate from the standard plots as this one did.

This rare look at a child's impressions & reactions stresses the impact small lies and thoughtless actions can have on a child---especially one who has suffered a loss. And also how much joy simple attentions can bring.

If you're wanting any action or simple romance, you'll have to look elsewhere. Fans of American movies may not care for this selection.


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