MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,781 this week

C'est la vie (1990)
"La Baule-les-Pins" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  November 1990 (USA)
6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 438 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 3 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (story), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

Fall TV Premiere Week

Many of your favorite shows are coming back, along with plenty of series premieres. Here's a list of the shows premiering between Sunday, September 21 and Friday, September 26.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 225 titles
created 15 Apr 2011
 
a list of 3622 titles
created 23 Aug 2011
 
a list of 5425 titles
created 03 Dec 2011
 
a list of 2251 titles
created 20 Mar 2012
 
a list of 102 titles
created 03 Feb 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "C'est la vie" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: C'est la vie (1990)

C'est la vie (1990) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of C'est la vie.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Entre Nous (1983)
Biography | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

In 1942 in occupied France, a Jewish refugee marries a soldier to escape deportation to Germany. Meanwhile a wealthy art student loses her first husband to a stray Resistance bullet; at the... See full summary »

Director: Diane Kurys
Stars: Miou-Miou, Isabelle Huppert, Guy Marchand
C'est la vie (2001)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Jean-Pierre Améris
Stars: Jacques Dutronc, Sandrine Bonnaire, Emmanuelle Riva
Cookies (1975)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Henri Serin, a sales rep in umbrellas who lives in Saumur, is bored with his life. Married to an unloving... See full synopsis »

Director: Joël Séria
Stars: Jean-Pierre Marielle, Claude Piéplu, Jeanne Goupil
Sagan (2008)
Biography
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

France, 1950s. From the Quartier Latin to Saint-Tropez via New York, a young Parisienne becomes the icon of a whole generation. In 1954, 19-year-old Francoise Sagan shot to fame with her ... See full summary »

Director: Diane Kurys
Stars: Sylvie Testud, Pierre Palmade, Jeanne Balibar
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Based on a true story, a love affair develops between a half brother and half-sister. When pregnancy results and word gets out the public is outraged.

Director: Zsolt Kézdi-Kovács
Stars: Lili Monori, Miklós Székely B., Mari Töröcsik
À la folie (1994)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Alice is a promising young artist in Paris. Her boyfriend Franck, a boxer, has just moved in to her attic flat. Then her sister Elsa, a bored housewife, leaves her unfaithful husband Thomas... See full summary »

Director: Diane Kurys
Stars: Anne Parillaud, Béatrice Dalle, Patrick Aurignac
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: Diane Kurys
Stars: Elise Caron, François Cluzet, Philippe Lebas
A Housekeeper (2002)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her... See full summary »

Director: Claude Berri
Stars: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Émilie Dequenne, Brigitte Catillon
For a Woman (2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The story of the marriage between Michel and Lena, as told by their daughter Anne, with reflections on the mystery of abiding love.

Director: Diane Kurys
Stars: Benoît Magimel, Mélanie Thierry, Nicolas Duvauchelle
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In the fall of 1963, Anne is becoming a teenager. She lives in Paris with her mother and her older sister, Frédérique. They're just back from summer at the beach with their father. School ... See full summary »

Director: Diane Kurys
Stars: Eléonore Klarwein, Odile Michel, Anouk Ferjac
Maramao (1987)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Director: Giovanni Veronesi
Stars: Vanessa Gravina, Maurizio Begotti, Novello Novelli
My Son (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Tragedy strikes a young boy and his over-protective mother.

Director: Martial Fougeron
Stars: Nathalie Baye, Victor Sévaux, Olivier Gourmet
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Lena
Richard Berry ...
Michel
Zabou Breitman ...
Bella (as Zabou)
...
Léon
...
Jean-Claude
...
Odette
Didier Bénureau ...
Ruffier
Julie Bataille ...
Frédérique
Candice Lefranc ...
Sophie
Alexis Derlon ...
Daniel
Emmanuelle Boidron ...
Suzanne
Maxime Boidron ...
René
Benjamin Sacks ...
Titi
Jean-Claude de Goros ...
L'aminateur
Gérard Chambre ...
Le maître-nageur
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

November 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

C'est la vie  »

Box Office

Gross:

$805,462 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Prelude de chorale en fa mineur (BWV 639)
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Yvonne Lefebvre
Courtesy of Pathe-Marconi
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A great movie - don't miss to see it
23 April 2005 | by (Cochem, Germany) – See all my reviews

I have seen this movie on the German TV yesterday with the title: "A summer at the sea" and I was deeply impressed.

Despite that it was produced in 1990, the theme is more up-to-date than ever. Excellent actors of all ages performed very well indeed, a great story, some romantic spots and lovely music will make you thinking about the relationship of children to their parents, their pain and childish emotions which often get hurt.

This story could happen today, next month or the following year, next door of you or at any other location or country. So you will get nothing NEW out of that movie but the sad reality of daily life in the eyes of children whose parents can't behave.

I only can highly recommend this movie - buy the DVD and you will enjoy it definitively more than just one time.


8 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss C'est la vie (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?