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

 -  Drama  -  November 1990 (USA)
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Lena
Richard Berry ...
Michel
Zabou Breitman ...
Bella (as Zabou)
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Léon
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Jean-Claude
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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
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Prelude de chorale en fa mineur (BWV 639)
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Yvonne Lefebvre
Courtesy of Pathe-Marconi
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not really a sequel or re-visiting of Entre Nous
24 August 2005 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

At first, I thought this was a sequel to Entre Nous. Many of the same people who made one film made another, they are supposedly written by and about the same people and the character names are repeated. However, those playing the roles are NOT the same (although Jean-Pierre Bacri stars in BOTH films but plays totally different roles). Because of this, some viewers might be VERY disappointed. It reminded me of the movie A Christmas Story. There was a little-known sequel named Ollie Hopnoodle's Haven of Bliss that had NONE of the original characters or charm--and because of this it was soon forgotten. Now the only difference I see is that both these French films are about equally good. Apart from the many differences mentioned above, this film doesn't seem to have a negative view of men (in Entre Nous, the male leads were all Neanderthals), but portrays the mother in the story as a self-absorbed woman whose kids seemed to be an afterthought--her new boy-toy was about 90% of her focus. Because of this, individuals who watch this film AND have issues with a neglecting mother should think twice before watching--you MAY find this film kicks up a lot of feelings.


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