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Beau Pere (1981)

Beau-père (original title)
After her mother dies, fourteen-year-old Marion falls in love with her stepfather, Remy.

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Rémi
Ariel Besse ...
Marion
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Charly
Geneviève Mnich ...
Simone
Maurice Risch ...
Nicolas
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La maîtresse de maison (anniversaire) / Birthday Hostess
Rose Thiéry ...
Mme Doullens / Landlord's Wife
Pierre Le Rumeur ...
Le pédiatre / Pediatrician
Yves Gasc ...
M. Doullens / Landlord
Michel Berto ...
Le professeur / Professor
Catherine Alcover ...
Médecin S.O.S. / Emergency Doctor
Henri-Jacques Huet ...
Le gérant du restaurant international / Restaurant Manager
Jacques Rispal ...
Le chauffeur de taxi / Taxi Driver
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Charlotte
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Martine
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Remy is morose, nearing 30 with his career as a musician going nowhere and his eight-year marriage to Martine souring. Then, Martine dies in a car crash, and Marion, her 14-year-old, wants to stay rather than move to her father's. Remy likes the idea: he loves her, he's raised her, and she offers him emotional responsibility. Marion's father objects, but she's willful, so he relents. Soon, she tells Remy she finds him attractive, that she's now "a woman," and why can't they be lovers. Remy is appalled, but weakens, missing her when she spends Christmas with her dad. What if they do become lovers? What next? And what if a women more his age enters the picture? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Improvisation Avec Le Gros
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7 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was 14 years old and traveling to Florida and we spent the night in a hotel. I was up late watching HBO when this movie came on. As I sat and watched it I was mesmerized by Patrick Deweare! The movie and his performance touched something very deep in me, I became an instant fan of his and the memory of that movie stayed with me for years. I purchased the movie as an adult. I think it was the deep sadness that emanated from him, just the sad looks he would convey without actually speaking. I love this movie as much today as I did at 14, which at that time I did not know that he had just died. With the advent of the Internet I was able to find out much more about this man who's performance haunted me and learned where that sadness came from.


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