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'Merci la vie' (1991)

 -  Drama  -  13 March 1991 (France)
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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 ...
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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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Preludio sinfonico
Music by Giacomo Puccini
Performed by Orchestre National de l'Opéra de Monte-Carlo
Conducted by Claudio Scimone
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If you want to see something different, watch this movie.
4 July 1999 | by (Victoriaville, Canada) – See all my reviews

If you want to see something different, watch this movie.

If you can bear the first 15 minutes, then you will be able to enjoy it all.

I enjoyed every minutes of that movie. Charlotte Gainsbourg and Anouk Grinberg are great. I am usually very good at predicting what will happen next in a movie. But not this time. I had no idea where Bertrand Blier was going. And he was going there real fast. He plays with everything (the story, lighting, music, actors).

According to me, it's his best movie.


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