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Victor Barelle
Patrick Timsit ...
Michou
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Isa Barelle (as Zabou)
Maria Pacôme ...
Mme Barelle
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M. Barelle
Annick Alane ...
Mamie
Gilles Privat ...
Laurent
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Martine
Christian Benedetti ...
Paul
Nanou Garcia ...
Sophie
Clotilde Mollet ...
Tania
Isabelle Petit-Jacques ...
Françoise
Didier Flamand ...
Monsieur Laville
Marie-France Santon ...
Madame Laville
Laurent Gamelon ...
Didier
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When Victor finds out one morning that his wife had left him and that she had forgotten to at least buy milk for the Kids, he finds that things can only get worse. Having also been fired from his job on the very same day, he ends up searching through a list of friends and family for someone who will listen to his grief and give some advice. The only person who does give him attention is a rather clumsy and not too intelligent street pauper called Michou. Victor finds Michou irritating and only finally comes to see him in a positive light when he starts to realise that his insensitivity to those closest to him has been major reason for all his troubles. Written by Javert5

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2 December 1992 (France)  »

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Victor's Mother: Et alors moi, ta mère, j'aurais pas le droit d'avoir une belle histoire de cul?
[And so I, your mother, should not be allowed to have a beautiful sex affair?]
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Mirror Mirror on the Wall
12 March 2013 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Another Coline Serreau film with Vincent London. Similar to previous two I have seen, this one also has a surrealistic bent.

It tries to show a mirror to our society And the reflection that we see is not pretty.

While I liked this film, I was not blown over by it as I was Chaos and "La Belle Verte". Both of them by same director and both a little surrealistic in nature. Maybe I was not in mood for the film and I may have to watch it again.

Still it is a good film. And Vincent London has done a fine job as always.


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