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Lovers (1999)

 -  Drama  -  8 December 1999 (France)
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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
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Mathias Benguigui ...
Le Polizier
Jean-Christophe Bouvet ...
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
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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FRF 4,700,000 (estimated)
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Uneventful film, redeemed by good photography and actress
21 September 2000 | by (Birmingham, UK) – See all my reviews

I just watched this film on tape from a recent Channel 4 broadcast in the UK. I guess it's the ideal French film, as it has all the right ingredients -- relationships, cigarettes, dingy apartments, garish apartments -- and it's mainly in English!

However, I felt like speeding it up all the way through. I could go make a cup of tea and nothing would have happened while I was gone.

It was redeemed by bright, clear photography of Paris, and some lovely close-ups of the delicious Elodie Bouchez. I only give it 5, I'm afraid. Pleasant enough, but the Gaga character really irritated me and it was soooo sloooow.


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