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Marie from the Bay of Angels (1997)

Marie Baie des Anges (original title)
R | | Drama, Romance | 19 June 1998 (USA)
A random montage of disturbing images tell a story about one summer in the lives of two teenagers who somehow find love within each other, Orso and Marie. After they realize this, they run ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Frédéric Malgras ...
Orso
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Marie
Nicolas Welbers ...
Goran
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Jeune Femme de la Villa
Swan Carpio ...
Jurec
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Jimmy
Andrew Clover ...
Andy
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Aurelie Morardet ...
Corinne
John Dowling ...
John
Patrick Serray ...
Bob
Serge Merlin ...
Le Surveilliant
Brigitte Roüan ...
Paule
Marc Brunet ...
Louis
Aladin Reibel ...
Le Coiffeur
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A random montage of disturbing images tell a story about one summer in the lives of two teenagers who somehow find love within each other, Orso and Marie. After they realize this, they run off to a hidden island off the coast of France where they can not be bothered until Orso's hunger for danger and crime become too much for him, forcing him to return to his normal life... Written by Beaumont-4 <akleban@netcom.ca>

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A story of haunted youth.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for violence including some sexual assaults, sexuality, language and teen lawlessness | See all certifications »
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Marie from the Bay of Angels  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$108,475 (USA) (11 September 1998)

Gross:

$111,765 (USA) (2 October 1998)
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Manuel Pradal auditioned 15,000 youths before discovering Frédéric Malgras. See more »

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The speed at which the Formula One cars approach Orso is much, much too slow. See more »

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One word... 'Hopelessness'
12 June 1999 | by (Jamul, CA) – See all my reviews

'Marie Baie des Anges' is a gorgeous and tragic film. It's the story of two young people caught in a drain of circumstances, destined to meet at the bottom. Hope is not to be found anywhere for these two except in each other. It takes sacrificing everything for them to see that.

This movie truly touched me. There is rarely a "happily ever after" in life, and this film is a sock in the face to those who believe that there is. Disaster follows these two very closely, even at the height of their love.

This is one of those movies that sinks in slowly, but sinks in very deep. Halfway through, you'll be bored, and want to shut it off. Don't do it. Watch the entire film (in one sitting), and it will stick with you for the rest of your days.

10/10


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