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Ainsi soient-elles (1995)

Every Sunday, Mary, Alice and Joan, three long-time friends, find themselves at the pool to talk about their love affairs. Mary, who is a stockbroker, leads her love life with meetings. One... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marie - une jeune trader - libre et audacieuse
Florence Thomassin ...
Jeanne - frustrée par le mariage et prostituée occasionnelle
Alice - étudiante et modèle d'un peintre
Jean-Philippe Écoffey ...
Marco - le tendre compagnon de Marie
Théo - un peintre
Christophe Bernard ...
Le père d'Alice
La mère de Marie / Marie's Mother
Geneviève Mnich ...
La mère d'Éric / Eric's Mother
Jules Nassah ...
Mapi Galán ...
Marc de Jonge ...


Every Sunday, Mary, Alice and Joan, three long-time friends, find themselves at the pool to talk about their love affairs. Mary, who is a stockbroker, leads her love life with meetings. One night she is raped by Franck in a nightclub toilet. The young woman then discovers she is pregnant. Alice, a student dominated by an authoritarian father, she has difficult relationship with men. She meets a painter who wants to make her his model. Jeanne lives a dreary relationship with her husband and decides to work and earn a living through prostitution. Written by lament

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Good, Europen movie
19 October 2000 | by See all my reviews

Nothing exceptional, but this is an Euro movie that might be Julia Roberts romantic comedy that just doesn't flinch on the sex scene and talk and, well, just say things as they are. The Spanish tag was "Women can talk about sex too", which made me wonder if anybody in our times thought otherwise. The great thing about this movie is that it implies that sex is part of everyday life and not just a titillation prop. And on a cinematic way, it is a nice mainstream movie, not extremely deep, but utterly believable. If you watch it as a couple, I guess it can lead towards interesting talks about role definition in a relationship. Well it shows that the male and female world are separate entities - which might or might not be true - but is unflinchingly realistic and believable, even if in a non-politically correct way. Something of and about. Oh, and one arty scene, involving lots of paint, must be one of the most sensuous ever filmed. Try this movie out if you've got the chance.

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