A drama based on an ancient Chinese proverb that breaks life down into four emotional cornerstones: happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love. A businessman bets his life on a horse race; a gangster sees the future; a pop star falls prey to a crime boss; a doctor must save the love of his life.
Sarah Michelle Gellar,
In a palace of Paris. Two detectives are investigating a two-year-old murder. Emile and Francoise Chenal are putting pressure on Jim Fox Warner, a boxing manager, who owes them a huge ... See full summary »
Marc (Michel Piccoli) recruits Alex (Denis Lavant), son of his former, now dead colleague. Alex is a card shark with a big dream to go out to the world and leave his own mark. His ... See full summary »
As the extremely withdrawn Don Johnston is dumped by his latest woman, he receives an anonymous letter from a former lover informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him. A freelance sleuth neighbor moves Don to embark on a cross-country search for his old flames in search of answers.
The things you have to suffer as a Julie Delpy fan!!
First thing i should say is that i am a huge Julie Delpy fan. But even with this bias, i cannot recommend this film. I have the DVD which contains an English and french version of the film. Having watched both, i would suggest watching the french version..........but only if you cannot speak french!! It really is better not to know what is being said and not to be sure what is going on. The story is preposterous, the dialogue is insulting and the acting pure B-list (at best). At no time do you feel empathy with any of the characters. When they die the only thought that went through my head was "Thank god, now just kill the others and i can stop watching" I wish i could say something positive about this film but i cant. Even my love of Julie Delpy cannot save it for me. The lead actors in this film have been in such films as Nikita, Before Sunrise, Pulp Fiction and Ronin (according to the DVD credits). They should have known better!!
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