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The Man I Love (1997)
"L'homme que j'aime" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Romance | Sport  -  5 December 1997 (France)
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This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Michel Portal ...
Lucas
Marcial Di Fonzo Bo ...
Martin
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Lise
Vittoria Scognamiglio ...
Rose
Jacques Hansen ...
Père de Lucas
Stéphane Lévêque ...
Mathieu
Karim Lounis ...
Pablo
Bernard Nissile ...
Millau
Bruno Bonomo ...
Prêtre
Stéphane Giusti ...
Jérôme
Benjamin Sanchiarelli ...
Enfant aux fleurs
Serguei Tourountsev ...
Doublure plongeon
Nedjib Djebarri ...
Enfant piscine 1
Louis Philippe Lopez ...
Enfant piscine 2
Elisabeth Giusti ...
Infirmière Martin 1
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This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties, the bitter-sweet pleasures of first love and the dreadful moment when one comes down to reality and realizes that one's beloved friend has a hard way to go yet. The positive message the film tries to transmit is the somewhat common motto "Live each day of your life as if it were your last." Written by Guy33134

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CSI Miami?
24 July 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Strange summary but let's face it- Jean-Michele Portal's excellent portrayal of "Lucas" reminds me of H of "CSI: Miami". Nearly emotionless, yet full of passion. Too bad American TV is not as sophisticated. I would be willing to bet that nothing was said against the film when it was screened on French TV. Try that in America, land of the free? I doubt it. What are people so afraid of? People in love? Amazing. A magnificent performance by the entire cast. The cute little church toward the end was very nice, as was the entire scenery. Many thanks for a realistic story that saves us the fluff but provides closure and meaning along with hope. Nobody is forgotten. Merci.


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