A teacher of philosophy encounters a complicated pupil; a seventeen year old girl who possesses quite a cynical view of the world. He attempts to help her focus on her studies, but soon ... See full summary »
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Mathilde Tessier
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François Hainaut
Ludmila Mikaël ...
Catherine Hainaut
François Négret ...
Carpentier
Jean Dasté ...
Le concierge
Véronique Silver ...
La conseillère d'éducation
Philippe Tuin ...
Le surveillant
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Pierre Gabaston
Arnaud Goujon
Agnès Lemercier ...
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Benoît Muracciole
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A teacher of philosophy encounters a complicated pupil; a seventeen year old girl who possesses quite a cynical view of the world. He attempts to help her focus on her studies, but soon becomes fascinated by her. They fall passionately in love. When the teacher is forced to choose between her and his Wife, complications ensue when the Girl refuses to accept his decision.

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8 November 1989 (France)  »

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White Wedding  »

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Mathilde Tessier: I like you.
Mathilde Tessier: Because you're like me.Alone.
François Hainaut: Why do you say that?I have a wife,friends,students...
Mathilde Tessier: *laughs*
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Deep
8 January 2014 | by (France) – See all my reviews

This is a very deep and moving film.

I saw it over 10 years ago for the first time and was fascinated, and I still am.

The story is well constructed and follows the human rhythms, nothing is calculated or forced, but all is just terribly... real.

It's an incredible story of love, loyalty, violence, integrity, doubts, with two protagonists at the limits of their lives. All characters are played by good actors, but the young girl and the professor (Vanessa and Bruno) stand out... what a performance!

For me this is a masterpiece.


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