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Ma Vie en Rose (1997)

Ma vie en rose (original title)
R | | Drama | 26 December 1997 (USA)
Ludovic is a transgender girl who is coming out. She talks of marrying her neighbor's son and can not understand why everyone is so surprised about it. Her family and neighbors struggle ... See full summary »

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Jean-Philippe Écoffey ...
Hélène Vincent ...
Élisabeth
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Daniel Hanssens ...
Albert
Laurence Bibot ...
Lisette
Jean-François Gallotte ...
Thierry
Caroline Baehr ...
Monique
Julien Rivière ...
Marie Bunel ...
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Gregory Diallo ...
Erik Cazals De Fabel ...
Cristina Barget ...
Delphine Cadet ...
Pam
Morgane Bruna ...
Sophie
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Ludovic is a transgender girl who is coming out. She talks of marrying her neighbor's son and can not understand why everyone is so surprised about it. Her family and neighbors struggle with her actions. Written by Anonymous

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Sometimes you just have to be yourself.

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Rated R for brief strong language | See all certifications »

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$76,212 (USA) (26 December 1997)

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$2,280,573 (USA) (10 April 1998)
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When Ludovic is helping Elisabeth put on a cucumber mask, the number and position of cucumber slices on her face changes between shots. See more »

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Teacher: I see Pam and Ben are very popular. But Ludo, you want to be like Ben, right?
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Featured in The 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1998) See more »

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Les Rois Mages
Performed by Sheila
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Wonderfully touching
11 August 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This is a beautiful movie that will touch your heart. A movie about accepting those we love for who they are, and not what we wish they were. It's a very real look at families and how they interact. About how hard it is for a parent to admit, either to themselves or others, that their child may be "different", even when they truly love that child. The child in this movie will steal your heart.


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