Their immune systems tragically damaged at birth, TOM AND LOLA are two beautiful children forever isolated in plastic bubbles. But neither cold urethane nor chillier hospital technicians ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Cécile Magnet ...
Hélène
Marc Berman ...
Le professeur Vaneau
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Catherine, la mère de Tom
Celian Varini ...
Robert
Neil Stubbs ...
Tom
Mélodie Collin ...
Lola Vaillant
Sophie Arthuys
Olivier Belmont
Nadia Chapuis
Edouard Dequesne
Nicolas Haure
Quiterie Lejosne
Junior John Levis
Gwenaelle Quelme
Janine Souchon ...
Josyane
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Their immune systems tragically damaged at birth, TOM AND LOLA are two beautiful children forever isolated in plastic bubbles. But neither cold urethane nor chillier hospital technicians can keep down the beguiling spirit of these indomitable siblings. Nor can anything stop their quest to one day run naked and truly free, unbound from the medical shackles that bind them. Magnifique! Written by Jim Stark

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17 January 1990 (France)  »

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Late in the film when the pair are traveling, they come upon a group of siblings who are all completely naked in their own home. Despite claims to the contrary, this is perfectly normal for European preteens. See more »

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Written by Jean-Pierre Fouquey
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Strange flick

The plot of this movie (two ill children escaping the bubble they live in to take on an endeavour in the outside world) is very thin and failed to sustain my interest. Perhaps, the symbolism didn't get to me. Many times, I asked myself where all this was heading. The poetic aura left me emotionally disconnected and questioning the purpose of my viewing. It is however, a very unusual and gutsy film for which the director should be praised. For those easily offended, please take note that the children, portraying the title characters are nude for nearly the entire movie.


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