Elizabeth sends telegrams to her old boyfriend Ben in NYC and to her younger sister Leo in Rome to join her in Paris, where she is selling her dead father's estate. When Ben and Leo arrive, a mysterious adventure begins.

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Danièle Gégauff ...
Elisabeth
Sylvie Matton ...
Shirley (as Sylvie Meyer)
Françoise Prévost ...
Renée Novick
Maurice Garrel ...
Julius Danvers
Michel Berto ...
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Dominique Erlanger ...
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Frédéric Mitterrand ...
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Jean-François Stévenin ...
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Pascale Dauman ...
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Marc Labrousse ...
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Jean Hernandez ...
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Benjamin Legrand ...
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Florence Bernard ...
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Elizabeth sends telegrams to her old boyfriend Ben in NYC and to her younger sister Leo in Rome to join her in Paris, where she is selling her dead father's estate. When Ben and Leo arrive, a mysterious adventure begins.

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crimes in a surreal world
12 August 1999 | by (vienna) – See all my reviews

i really like surreal films, but also i don't understand most of them. i never understood the sense of the breakscenes in the forest/sand. the whole film seems to move in slow motion, it seems like the air would be water. you have to wonder the whole time: "what is this film about". unfortunately it was shown in german tv at 2:00 at night and i think it will never be shown there again, but i can only say: "watch it, if you can! - and than tell me what it is about!"


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