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N'oublie pas que tu vas mourir (1995)

Benoit (Xavier Beauvois) has planned out his life. Unfortunately he has forgotten the military duty. After he is called to duty he tries everything to get around. He goes to a psychiatrist ... See full summary »

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Benoit
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Claudia
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Omar
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Benoit's Mother
Jean-Louis Richard ...
Bennoit's Father
Emmanuel Salinger ...
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Jean Douchet ...
Jean-Paul
Pascal Bonitzer ...
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Stanislas Nordey ...
Benoit's Friend
Patrick Chauvel ...
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Denis Psaltopoulos ...
Patient
Frédéric Quiring
Sandra Cheres
Marc Foure
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Benoit (Xavier Beauvois) has planned out his life. Unfortunately he has forgotten the military duty. After he is called to duty he tries everything to get around. He goes to a psychiatrist who gives him medicine against depression. As this doesn't work out he tries suicide. The story gets even worse as he is told by a military doctor that he is HIV positive. Benoit tumbles down into the drug scene. Then he goes to Italy and meets Claudia (Chiara Mastroianni). Things seem to improve, but only for a short time... Written by Marco Radke <ds@serve.com>

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3 January 1996 (France)  »

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Don't Forget You're Going to Die  »

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28 May 2014 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

few admirable scenes. good acting. pieces of a story about a form of fight against life. an exercise by Xavier Beauvois not to convince but to give a sort of testimony about empty life. and the result is not bad. maybe,in some scenes, forced. a film about purpose, honest in its good intentions, cruel in a classic manner , cry from a long tradition, using the classical French cinema clichés but interesting for its beautiful moments. far to be great, it is body for delicate, precise images and that is its basic virtue. so, a good work, touching, cold, in same measure, not coherent at all but the kind of show who remains as few crumbs of memories.


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