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The Bridge (1999)
"Un pont entre deux rives" (original title)

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The world of a young housewife is turned upside down when she has an affair with a free-spirited engineer.

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Georges
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Matthias
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Tommy (as Stanislas Crevillén)
Dominique Reymond ...
Claire Daboval
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Lisbeth
Michelle Goddet ...
Babet
Christiane Cohendy ...
Gaby
Agathe Dronne ...
La secrétaire du chantier
Gérard Dauzat ...
Monsieur Daboval
Pierre Louis-Calixte ...
Un collegue du chantier
Jean-Luc Mimo ...
Le joueur de cartes
Emilio Corea ...
L'orchestre 'Splendid'
Manuela Caino ...
L'orchestre 'Splendid'
Joël Coquet ...
L'orchestre 'Splendid'
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In the 1960s in Normandy, Mina, Georges' beautiful and sensible wife, seeks to escape from her routine life by going to the cinema with Tommy, their fifteen-year-old boy. After a screening of West Side Story, Matthias, a man they are sitting next to, invites them for a drink at a dance hall. At the same time, Georges finds a job at a building site and is compelled to stay away from home the whole week long. The growing passion between Mina and Matthias is as painful for Tommy as for Georges. He finally accepts Mina's departure, as he hopes that this love affair will not last long ... Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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7 April 1999 (France)  »

Also Known As:

A Bridge Between Two Shores  »

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Opening Weekend:

$9,959 (USA) (27 October 2000)

Gross:

$44,531 (USA) (17 November 2000)
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Carole Bouquet is a revelation, film is not
25 April 1999 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Carole Bouquet is a revelation as a woman approaching middle age (a long way from her Bond girl origins), and Charles Berling and Gerard Depardieu are in their usual top form. But the screenplay, adapted from a French best seller, but with a radically changed ending, is not the French BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY as some claimed. The screenplay tells an all too familiar story that even its excellent actors and technical team cannot overcome. In its fourth week of release, the public and the critics reflect these sentiments.


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