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Up, Down, Fragile (1995)

Haut bas fragile (original title)
Adventures of three young women in a hot and lazy Paris in summer.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marianne Denicourt ...
Louise
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Ninon
Laurence Côte ...
Ida
André Marcon ...
Roland
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Lucien
Wilfred Benaïche ...
Alfredo
Marcel Bozonnet ...
Man in the stairway
Philippe Dormoy ...
Le complice de Ninon
Enzo Enzo ...
La chanteuse
Pierre Lacan ...
Recordshop seller
Stéphanie Schwartzbrod ...
Lise
Christine Vézinet ...
Estelle
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Sarah (avec)
László Szabó ...
Le père de Louise (voice) (as Laslo Szabo)
Alain Rigout ...
La victime de Ninon
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The film follows the story of three girls in contemporary Paris. One searches for her lost mother since she knows she's adopted. The other has come out of a coma and needs to have a love relationship aside from his mysterious father. The third one is a crook who redeems herself through love. The action is commented by songs and dance routines. Written by robervil

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Soundtracks

Ni oui Ninon
Lyric by Nathalie Richard
Music by François Bréant
Performed by Nathalie Richard
Editions : Warner Chappel Music France / Emma Production
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A bore
23 July 2012 | by (Saint Paul, MN) – See all my reviews

I'm not very familiar with Rivette, but I did enjoy the other two films I've seen by him (three, technically, counting his Joan of Arc movie as two). This one - I did not enjoy it. It's as purposeless and indifferent as Celine and Julie Go Boating, but nowhere near as enjoyable. It has a handful of enjoyable moments - mostly in its song and dance numbers (it's a musical - when Rivette feels like it). And the three stars, Nathalie Richard, Marianne Denicourt and Laurence Côte, are all quite cute. But, man, does this go absolutely nowhere for nearly three hours. I can only watch Richard dance around like a dope for two hours, tops. Anna Karina also has a small part. I feel like I deserve a trophy for getting through this - I felt like giving up 40 minutes in and I really wish I had.


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