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Ma Vie en Rose (1997)

Ma vie en rose (original title)
R | | Drama | 26 December 1997 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

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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 ...
Psychoanalyst
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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26 December 1997 (USA)  »

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Ma Vie en Rose  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$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 »

Quotes

Pierre Fabre: Couldn't we cut his hair?
Hanna Fabre: Yes. We could also crucify him.
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Les Rois Mages
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16 November 2005 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

When I first heard about this movie, I myself was in my teens struggling with identity issues like the main character in the movie. As a transsexual woman myself, the movie plot drew me in. I had no idea that the movie would be a mirror image of my own life, of what had taken place right in my very own home growing up. Ludovic, as innocent as he may be, struggles with the reasoning as to why something that comes so natural to him is so disconcerting to all those around him. This movie captures the pureness and innocence of children and their wild imaginations. As Ludovic faces many obstacles in the movie, including rejection from his very own parents, he somehow finds the courage within him to stay true to his convictions that he is a girl. Let this movie enlighten you, and you will be left wondering what would have come of Ludovic if the movie reflected on him as an adult. The actor of Ludovic was stupendous and completely convincing.


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