Down 9,127 this week

Je pense à vous (1992)

 -  Drama  -  2 April 2006 (Hungary)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.5/10 from 48 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 1 critic

Can love resuscitate a languishing man?


(screenplay), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 281 titles
created 26 Nov 2011
a list of 318 titles
created 08 May 2012
list image
a list of 14 titles
created 7 months ago
a list of 9 titles
created 7 months ago
a list of 10 titles
created 5 months ago

Related Items

Search for "Je pense à vous" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Je pense à vous (1992)

Je pense à vous (1992) on IMDb 5.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Je pense à vous.
1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A very sad but genuinely human story. The middle-aged Icelandic woman Loa is seriously mentally ill. Finally it turns out that her husband is a latent alcoholic who submits to his addiction... See full summary »

Director: Sólveig Anspach
Stars: Élodie Bouchez, Didda Jónsdóttir, Baltasar Kormákur
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A woman, scared by motherhood and her new born baby, runs away from her home and family to find a shelter at her upstairs neighbor's place.

Director: Dominique Cabrera
Stars: Patrick Bruel, Marilyne Canto, Bruno Salvador
Fantasy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An ogre keeps in his castle two kids, who he intends to eat. A knight and his companion will try to save them. They will be assisted by the ogre's wife, who thus will also get rid of her husband. A medieval story in contemporary settings.

Director: Eugène Green
Stars: Christelle Prot, Alexis Loret, Adrien Michaux
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Sandra, a young Belgian mother, discovers that her workmates have opted for a significant pay bonus, in exchange for her dismissal. She has only one weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses so that she can keep her job.

Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
Stars: Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione, Catherine Salée
The Colonel (2006)
Crime | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A "Reformed Colonel" is found dead in Paris, a couple of decades after Algeria's struggle for independence was won from France. Lieutenant Galois is assigned the investigation of this ... See full summary »

Director: Laurent Herbiet
Stars: Olivier Gourmet, Robinson Stévenin, Cécile De France
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Director: Romuald Beugnon
Stars: Jean-Pierre Cassel, Philippe Nahon, Jean-Claude Brialy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

If Jean drinks, it is because he has permanently lost vision due to an accident. He and his brother Charles work for Minot, the manager of a striptease joint named 'The New Rêve'. It is in ... See full summary »

Director: Christophe Blanc
Stars: Christian Baltauss, Jean-Jacques Benhamou, Philippe Charrette
Made in Paris (2006)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Père de famille de trente cinq ans. Fabrice est victime d'un licenciement économique. Se sentant devenir de trop... See full synopsis »

Director: Pascal Bonitzer
Stars: Edouard Baer, Géraldine Pailhas, Marina de Van
Un été avec Anton (TV Movie 2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Jasna Krajinovic
Biography | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An Italian man looks back from his jail cell on his youthful exploits as a political extremist with understanding, candour and remorse.

Director: Renato De Maria
Stars: Riccardo Scamarcio, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Fabrizio Rongione
Vie sauvage (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Paco and Nora once were an ideally matched couple. Both loved nature, nomadic or semi-nomadic life and agreed to raise their children far from the corruption of the consumer society. But ... See full summary »

Director: Cédric Kahn
Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Céline Sallette, David Gastou
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Abdelkrim Bahloul
Stars: Charles Berling, Mehdi Dehbi, Ouassini Embarek


Credited cast:
Robin Renucci ...
Fabienne Babe ...
Tolsty ...
Gil Lagay ...
Pietro Pizzuti ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Angélique Astgen
Suzanne Colin
Claude Etienne
Patrick Goossens
Pier Paquette
Stéphane Pondeville
Serge Péharpré ...
Un syndicaliste
Nathalie Uffner


Belgium 1980. On the banks of the Meuse river, against the background of a steel-producing city, factories close down one after another and lay off workers. One of those made redundant is Fabrice who, at thirty-five, is proud of his trade, rendered mythical by fire and steel, but feels he has become useless. His wife, Céline, tries to renew his interest in life. Despite a few moments of rediscovered happiness, Fabrice remains trapped in his confusion and one day disappears. Céline, her intense love leading the way, goes looking for him and eventually finds him. Once again, she tries to save him from himself. Can love resuscitate a languishing man? That is Céline's wager. Written by Hannelore Goossens

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis






| |


Release Date:

2 April 2006 (Hungary)  »

Also Known As:

Ich denke an euch  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

the seeds
27 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

The Dardenne brothers' devotees who admired such strong works as "Rosetta" (1999) or "le Fils" (2002), why not giving a go to this piece of work that the two Belgian brothers created in 1992? But be warned, don't expect something of the same caliber or intensity like the films quoted above. As a matter of fact, although it doesn't really shelter the Dardenne brothers' style, "Je Pense à Vous" already encapsulates a part of their trademark and what will be later developed in their forthcoming movies. First: the surroundings with the world of the underprivileged and those left behind by progress and modernity, victims of unemployment, social crisis and injustices. Then, ill-fated characters who got a raw deal and struggle hard to make ends meet and persevere their dignities. The two brothers will tap again these features for their subsequent films and will be Ken Loach's Belgian answer. Besides, maybe was it the right time for them to broach and construe this kind of cinema at a time when the respectable British filmmaker decided to put his camera in the world of the dropouts and to listen to them from "Riff-Raff" (1990) onwards.

With a little help from Jean Gruault who thirty years before had collaborated with François Truffaut for the writing of his celebrated "Jules et Jim" (1962), it's evident that the Dardenne brothers were searching for a directorial style to enable them to distinguish themselves. Their set of themes is palpable here but their style isn't. The features which will make them recognizable among others are virtually absent: no tight editing, no hand-held camera, no documentary aspect, no rare dialogs. Instead, very worked sequences which bestow the film with lyricism, an evocative music and a courageous portrait of Fabrice (Robin Renucci). His job as a steel worker makes him proud but everything goes askew on the day he's dismissed from his job. As he feels pointless, he refuses a job as a photoengraver and slowly drifts, leaving his wife (Fabienne Babe) worried.

As I said before, the Dardenne brothers' stylish directing isn't present here but it doesn't stop the film from being eminently watchable in spite of flaws: some embarrassing ellipsis hamper the good vision of the story which accumulates stereotyped protagonists and predictable turns in the second half of the film and one can deem the ending as too cozy and easy. In the two brothers' next films, happy-end will be shelved.

But the actors make this warm-up lap worthwhile and notably Robin Renucci whom Claude Chabrol's fans saw in his excellent "Masques" (1987). As for the Dardenne brothers, they will keep their promises from their next film onwards, "la Promesse" (1996)! The seeds are sown, now all they have to do is to grow and ripen

2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Je pense à vous (1992) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: