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A Man and a Woman: 20 Years Later (1986)
"Un homme et une femme, 20 ans déjà" (original title)

PG  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  15 August 1986 (USA)
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Jean-Louis and Anne have had their fling and separated. Now 20 years have passed. He is still dating various women. She is now a big time director whose most recent film was a very ... See full summary »

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Marie-Sophie (as Marie-Sophie Pochat)
Philippe Leroy ...
Professeur Thevenin / Professor Thevenin (as Philippe Leroy-Beaulieu)
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Thierry Sabine ...
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Robert Hossein
Jacques Weber ...
Jacques Weber
Tanya Lopert ...
Tanya Lopert
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Jean-Louis and Anne have had their fling and separated. Now 20 years have passed. He is still dating various women. She is now a big time director whose most recent film was a very expensive bomb. She comes up with the idea of making a romance based upon her fling with Jean-Louis. She contacts him to gain his permission. Jean-Louis is still in racing and goes away for a desert rally while she begins filming. She finds the mood of their romance difficult to recapture in her film. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Tout a change... sauf leurs passions.

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15 August 1986 (USA)  »

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A mixed bag.
7 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

The movie begins badly, with some racing scenes that go on for so long you may start thinking you're watching a James Bond flick. Then it wastes some more time by following the characters in their everyday activities, which are of little interest. But when the couple from "A Man And A Woman' is finally reunited, Lelouch shows that he still hasn't lost his touch when it comes to quiet dialogue scenes, in which expressions speak as loudly as words. And the idea of filming a movie ABOUT the story we saw in the first movie makes for an intriguing re-examination of the original from an unusual perspective - the perspective of the fictional character who starred in it. But Lelouch still can't stay concentrated on the things that really matter, and even when he later introduces a new, completely unexpected story thread (the "adventure" in the desert), he keeps intercutting it with another film-within-a-film, which is boring and pointless. The final impression is that of a film with many good things in it, but also a whole lot of flaws. (**1/2)


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