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Belle maman (1999)

On his wedding day, Antoine falls madly in love with Léa, his mother-in-law.

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Léa
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Antoine
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Séverine
Line Renaud ...
Nicou
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Brigitte
Danièle Lebrun ...
Josette
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Paul
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Grégoire
Artus de Penguern ...
Pascal
Françoise Lépine ...
Nathalie
Sacha Briquet ...
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Franck
Jean-Marie Winling ...
Henri
Jean-Michel Martial ...
Maître Lagorce
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On his wedding day, Antoine falls madly in love with Léa, his mother-in-law.

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Beautiful Mother  »

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hilarious farcical fun
29 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

Starting with a "My Name is Joe" like scene in Alcoholics Anonymous tBM careers into a mad spiral of infidelity, double standards and clandestine affairs. but what do you expect from a family of lawyers?

A genuinely funny film, with some of the most outrageous characters since The Birdcage, plot and subplot are intertwined with surreal scenes of decadent Parisian life (ever been to a wedding reception in the gents toilet where the brides grandmother and her deranged girlfriend are smoking dope and cracking blue jokes? No, me either!) leading to a final scene of almost Arcadian symbolism.

Excellent.


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