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Alice and Martin (1998)
"Alice et Martin" (original title)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  4 November 1998 (France)
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At the age of 20, Martin leaves his home town and comes to Paris, where he fortunately becomes a model by chance. He meets Alice, his brother's friend, and falls in love with her. They ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Alexis Loret ...
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Benjamin Sauvagnac
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Jeanine
Jean-Pierre Lorit ...
Frederic Sauvagnac
Marthe Villalonga ...
Lucie
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Saïd
Pierre Maguelon ...
Victor Sauvagnac
Eric Kreikenmayer ...
Francois Sauvagnac
Jeremy Kreikenmayer ...
Martin - Child
Kevin Goffette ...
Christophe
Christiane Ludot ...
Laurence
Véronique Rioux ...
Musician 1
Corinne Hache ...
Musician 2
Mauricio Angarita ...
Musician 3
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At the age of 20, Martin leaves his home town and comes to Paris, where he fortunately becomes a model by chance. He meets Alice, his brother's friend, and falls in love with her. They start a passionate relationship, although Martin remains very mysterious about his past and the reasons why he left his family. But when Alice tells him she's pregnant, he is suddenly almost driven to madness, as his past comes back to his mind. Alice will now do anything she can to help him. Written by Billy

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If life is a trap, love is the escape.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for a scene of sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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4 November 1998 (France)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$21,350 (USA) (21 July 2000)

Gross:

$498,106 (USA) (20 October 2000)
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Quotes

Alice: I love you despite what you did. All I want is to be with you.
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Once in a Lifetime
Written by David Byrne, Brian Eno, Chris Frantz, Jerry Harrison,
Tina Weymouth
Performed by Wasis Diop
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excellent
8 December 1999 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

In her review of 'Alice et Martin' in Cinopsis, Marina Bergamelli states that the reason why Techine made this film remains obscure.

For those people who understand and know that such emotional worlds exist, it is a cathartic masterpiece of great value.

It takes courage to make a feature film of this nature and am grateful to the people who undertook such an artistic endeavour.

Film would be dead without them.

Julian Flynn


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