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Secret Defense (1998)

Secret défense (original title)
Sylvie, a 30-year-old scientist, has to dig deeper and deeper into her own background.

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Sylvie
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Walser
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Paul
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Véronique / Ludivine
Françoise Fabian ...
Geneviève
Christine Vouilloz ...
Myriam
Mark Saporta ...
Jules
Sara Louis ...
Carole
Hermine Karagheuz ...
L'infirmière
Bernadette Giraud ...
Marthe
Micheline Herzog ...
Sabine
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Patrick Le Bouar ...
Robert
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A young biologist (Sylvie) is thrown into confusion when her brother (Paul) tries to persuade her that their father, who fell off a train five years ago, was actually killed by his right hand man (Walser). Walser now runs their father's company. Sylvie is not convinced, but Paul has decided to have his revenge. Written by Thierry Rubis <thb@Yours.com>

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Confidencial  »

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Diferencias sobre las Vacas
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Performed by Hespèrion Xx (as Hesperion XX)
Conducted by Jordi Savall
(P) Auvidis-France
extrait de "El cancionero de Medinaceli"
(CD Auvidis-Fontalis E 8764)
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Modern Electra
4 August 1999 | by (Berlin, Germany) – See all my reviews

Modern version of the Elektra-myth, keeping rather close to the original (if you look closely), but making sense, in the typical Rivette way, also as a wild story of crime, revenge and love apart from the myth. Sandrine Bonnaire alone is worth the film.


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