A French woman falls in love with a Yugoslavian man, not realizing that he is an illegal immigrant.

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Jeanne
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Dragan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Madeleine Barr
Mathias Benguigui ...
Le Polizier
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Le Kiosquier
Patrick Catalifo
Thibault de Montalembert ...
Jean-Michel
Irina Decermic ...
Maria
Graziella Delerm ...
La Flic
Philippe Duquesne ...
Le client
Mirza Halilovic ...
L'ami agent
Wilhelm Laligant
Marianne Neplaz
Dragan Nikolic ...
Zlatan (as Dragan Nicolic)
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Alice
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Jeanne and Dragan meet in a Paris bookshop - she's working there, he's looking for a book on the Italian painter Rossetti. The two strike up a passionate affair, but Dragan doesn't tell her that he is in the country illegally. Written by Anonymous

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8 December 1999 (France)  »

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Amantes  »

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FRF 4,700,000 (estimated)
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Dramatic, but lovable
22 November 1999 | by (münchen, Deutschland) – See all my reviews

The new dogma film seems to be different. Few people just stood up and went, because they thought the love- story of a Czech artist and a French bookstore- accountant would not be enough to fill two hours. But in fact it is. The movie starts of as a fairy- tale and ends with (because of) bureaucratic boundaries. The rest is eternity. Dragan has to leave the country. A modern Romeo and Juliet interpretation. Love is strong and cannot be broken by any earthly means. This film is very honest. And the female protagonist is brilliant. Greetings to Hollywood! That's how an actress should be!


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