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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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Mina
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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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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  »

Box Office

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

Gross:

$44,531 (USA) (17 November 2000)
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A joy to watch
27 July 2001 | by (Simpsonville, SC, USA) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie when I saw it recently on the Sundance Channel. I really dislike about 95% of the films provided by Hollywood and I wish we could have more films like this.

I have always liked Depardieu films and this is just one more example of why I like him as an actor. It is just a character study of how several people try to get through life. In fact, it is probably how most of us get through life and you rarely see it portrayed in films from Hollywood.

I know that most people that I know would not like a film like this, but I am sure thankful that I get to see them.


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