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Olivier, Olivier (1992)

R | | Drama | 3 March 1993 (USA)
A nine-year-old boy disappears without a trace. Six years later, he reappears in Paris but there are doubts about his real identity.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frédéric Quiring ...
Marcel
Faye Gatteau ...
Nadine petite
Emmanuel Morozof ...
Olivier petit
Brigitte Roüan ...
Elisabeth Duval
...
Serge Duval
Carole Lemerle ...
Babette petite
Jean-François Stévenin ...
l'inspecteur Druot
Jean-Bernard Josko ...
le flic
Lucrèce La Chenardière ...
la voisine
Madeleine Marie ...
La grand-mère
Françoise Lorente ...
la droguée
Alexis Derlon ...
Micky
...
Olivier
Mathias Jung ...
Simard
Marina Golovine ...
Nadine
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A nine-year-old boy disappears without a trace. Six years later, he reappears in Paris but there are doubts about his real identity. Written by Volker Boehm

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Life is never as innocent as it seems.

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Rated R for sexuality, and for language | See all certifications »
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3 March 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Оливье, Оливье  »

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$1,300,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Les Anges
Lyrics by Michel Ferry based on the poem by William Butler Yeats (as W.B. Yeats)
Music by Zbigniew Preisner
Performed by Elzbieta Towarnicka
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Gentle and Sexy
1 December 2003 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

By the end of the movie, you stop questioning what is real and what is dream. You forget that everything up to the truth has been gentle. Even the disappearance and the conflict with the neighbors take a back seat to the overall gentle telling of the story. When the audience is then faced with what may be true to the people in the movie, it all ends and the movie becomes reality. Even the last shot of the movie questions who is living in the gentle fiction that makes up their lives. Having to face the truth by the end of the movie, the family chooses to live the gentle lie that has brought them all together. The sexual tension between husband and wife / sister and brother explodes before your eyes. Not out of lust but out of love. Very few movies have captures this, Olivier Olivier has.


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