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'Merci la vie' (1991)

 -  Drama  -  13 March 1991 (France)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Camille Pelleveau
Anouk Grinberg ...
Joëlle
Michel Blanc ...
Raymond Pelleveau (Young Father)
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Raymond Pelleveau (Old Father)
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Evangéline Pelleveau (Old Mother)
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SS Officer
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Evangéline Pelleveau (Young Mother)
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Doctor Marc Antoine Worms
Thierry Frémont ...
François
François Perrot ...
Maurice, the Film Director
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Robert, the guard
Didier Bénureau ...
2nd Film Director
Anouk Ferjac ...
Mother in clinic
Philippe Clévenot ...
Producer
Jacques Boudet ...
Craven, the Depositer
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Camille, a naive schoolgirl meets an intiguing influence in Joelle, a slightly older and much more experienced spirit. Camille follows her new friend through the discovery of sex and the darker side of life. As the film progresses Camille discovers Aids and the fear that she may have picked up the disease in her early encounters. Written by x-static <x-static@dial.pipex.com>

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Musica ricercata (Tempo di valse)
Music by György Ligeti
avec l'autorisation des éditions Schott Mayernce, représentées par les éditions Salabert,
extrait de 50'' de l'enregistrement Wergo référencé 60131-50
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20 April 2002 | by (new york, new york) – See all my reviews

after seeing this movie for the 1st time on 'cuny' in nyc, & being a lover/francophile of french movies, i have to comment that this may have been the worst movie, us, french, etc, that i have ever seen. gainsborough's performance was gratuitous & only n movie due to father, the story line was ridiculous, & depardieu, but then again not only has he sold out, but has been embarrassed by the us movies he has appeared in, should be ashamed. besides that, joelle was beautiful!! this was french "new wave???, at its worst.


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