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J'ai épousé une ombre (1983)

After a train accident, a woman survives and is mistaken for an other woman she just met on a train before the accident.

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Mme Meyrand
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Maurice Jacquemont ...
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Solenn Jarniou ...
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André Thorent ...
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Humbert Balsan ...
Bertrand Meyrand
André Chaumeau
Jean-Henri Chambois ...
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Arlette Gilbert ...
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After a train accident, a woman survives and is mistaken for an other woman she just met on a train before the accident.

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I Married a Dead Man  »

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Romantic Thriller
16 February 1999 | by (Canterbury, England) – See all my reviews

Here we have a rare genre mix, Thriller and Romance - and I'm not talking about a Thriller with a love interest, or a Romance with a thrilling element. The film is genuinely both.

Nathalie Baye is excellent in the lead as the pregnant woman who survives a train crash and is mistaken for somebody else. She has good reasons to go along with this charade and part of the plot develops delightfully in the While You Were Sleeping mode. Baye's past is coming to haunt her though, giving the film an extra hard edge.

In some sense it's the kind of film US television companies would like to make but always fail.


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