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La fracture du myocarde (1990)

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Suddenly, Martin's behaviour changes radically. He doesn't talk or laugh any more. His schoolfellows discover, that his mother died some days ago. Now he is frightened of being sent to ... See full summary »

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Sylvain Copans ...
Martin
Nicolas Parodi ...
Jerome
Olivier Montiege ...
Antoine
Cécilia Rouaud ...
Marianne
Lucie Blossier ...
Claire
Delphine Gouttman ...
Helene
Benoît Gautier ...
Julien
Kaldi el Hadj ...
Dede
Mathieu Poussin ...
Nicolas
Romuald Jarny ...
Pierrot
Wilfrid Flandrin ...
Mozart
Dominique Lavanant ...
Claire's mother
Jacques Bonnaffé ...
History teacher
François Dyrek ...
Titanic
Maurice Bénichou ...
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Suddenly, Martin's behaviour changes radically. He doesn't talk or laugh any more. His schoolfellows discover, that his mother died some days ago. Now he is frightened of being sent to orphanage. His schoolfellows help him to push up the situation ... Written by Christian Wenger <wenger@ls7.informatik.uni-dortmund.de>

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Sometimes a rose is just a rose
14 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of those bittersweet treasures that come along from time to time. It does not make a universal declaration, it is not an "art" movie, it is just a simple tale, but one that haunts, makes one remember the day when it was kids v. adults and the kids were supposed to win.

Loss and the way we experience it even when finding first love, what isn't to like about such an effort? I watched it with a group of 14-15 year old high school students and they loved it-that should say it all.

Realistic? maybe not, but like a dream it stays true to its own logic and the solutions to problems are, perhaps the result of adult wish fulfillment, but never the less stay true.


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