A hang-up man tries to love in a different way from normal, and finally manages the psychological shadow for love.

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Fanfan
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Laure
Gérard Séty ...
Ti
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Paul
Arielle Sémenoff ...
La mère de Laure
Marcel Maréchal ...
Le père de Fanfan
Gérard Caillaud ...
Le père de Laure
Béatrice Esterle ...
La mère de Fanfan
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Maude
Jean-Marie Cornille ...
Le propriétaire
Maxime Lombard ...
L'avocat
Mathilde Vitry ...
La femme du propriétaire
Samuel Sogno ...
Franck
Patrick Aubrée ...
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A hang-up man tries to love in a different way from normal, and finally manages the psychological shadow for love.

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A powerful film full of sympathy for its characters
21 February 1999 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Alexandre is a very human character. He is complicated: His love for his fiancée Laure is real but his fears are too. He hurts her deeply and yet simply *has* to do it. It's a fact of life. Laure in fact understands him but cannot let go of him completely which makes her very convincing as we all know how hard it can be to let a beloved person go. She finally comes to recognize the depth of Alexandre's love for Fanfan and shows deep insight in finally accepting it. Opposed to this understanding is Fanfan. For a long time she loves Alexandre but fails to understand him to the fullest. The portrayed characters are full of passion, of life and contradictions which makes the film very convincing - a tragedy, a comedy and a romance. Very special, very good, very french.


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