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Noce blanche (1989)

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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Cast

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Mathilde Tessier
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François Hainaut
Ludmila Mikaël ...
Catherine Hainaut
François Négret ...
Carpentier
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Le concierge
Véronique Silver ...
La conseillère d'éducation
Philippe Tuin ...
Le surveillant
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pierre Gabaston
Arnaud Goujon
Agnès Lemercier ...
(as Jenny Feeling)
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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(Eastmancolor)

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1.37 : 1
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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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Gripping & moving look at a Lolita-type relationship.
20 June 2007 | by (Lahore, Pakistan) – See all my reviews

It's been over a decade since I saw this film, but I do remember it rather fondly. It showed sensitivity for the characters as well as the subject matter, instead of being exploitative. At the same time, it was quite frank in dealing with the story and of course, it ends tragically. I also remember being impressed with Vanessa Paradis, both for playing a difficult role deftly, and for her physical beauty. It was only recently that I became aware of her real-life relationship (being Johnny Depp's girlfriend).

I would love to see the film again, but it seems it hasn't been widely circulated on DVD, and the R2 disc is hard to find. What a pity.


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