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La vie des morts (1991)

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Thibault de Montalembert ...
Christian Mac Gillis
Roch Leibovici ...
Yvan Mac Gillis
Marianne Denicourt ...
Pascale Mac Gillis
Bernard Ballet ...
Edouard Mac Gillis
Suzel Goffre ...
Irina Lenehan
Laurence Côte ...
Isabelle Lenehan
Benoît Brione ...
Charles O'Madden Burke (as Benoist Brionne)
Laurent Schilling ...
Tony O'Madden Burke
Emmanuel Salinger ...
Bob O'Madden Burke
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Laurence O'Madden Burke
André Cellier ...
Père Fitzsimmons
Hélène Roussel ...
Nell O'Madden Burke
Elisabeth Maby ...
Jeanne Fitzsimmons
Suzanne Waters ...
Dolly Mac Gillis
Eric Bonicatto ...
Paul Lenehan (as Éric Bonicatto)
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Early Desplechin
26 November 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The first work of the director of the exceptional ROIS & RIENE and JIMMY P. has his characteristic family gathering subject and fields a young Emanuelle Devos, who already registers as rounded and sympathetic.

That's pretty much the good news. This one is uninvolving, has indistinct characters and looks like it was shot on 16mm. for a so so blow up.

If we have to meet a line count, may as well mention that it was included in a 2013 Desplechin retrospective, where it seemed to be doing some business, presumably among curious admirers like myself. Only in Paris would you find an apprentice work like this one on show to a paying public in movie houses.


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