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Romance (1999)

 -  Drama  -  14 April 1999 (France)
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Although deeply in love with her boyfriend - and indeed sleeping in the same bed with him - a schoolteacher cannot handle the almost complete lack of intimacy he will allow. Increasingly ... See full summary »

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Marie
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Paul
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Robert
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Paolo
Reza Habouhossein ...
Man on stairs
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Ashley
Emma Colberti ...
Charlotte
Fabien de Jomaron ...
Claude
Carla ...
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Antoine Amador ...
Hairdresser
Roman Rouzier ...
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Oliver Buchette ...
Head doctor (as Olivier Buchette)
Emmanuelle N'Guyen ...
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Nadia Latoui ...
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Although deeply in love with her boyfriend - and indeed sleeping in the same bed with him - a schoolteacher cannot handle the almost complete lack of intimacy he will allow. Increasingly frustrated, she gradually finds her sexual appetites leading her into ever more risky situations, including a developing one with the headmaster. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Love is desolate. Romance is temporary. Sex is forever.

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Rated R for language and strong sexual content including dialogue | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$44,829 (USA) (17 September 1999)

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$1,282,941 (USA) (12 November 1999)
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The film is dedicated to actress and director Christine Pascal, who committed suicide in 1996. See more »

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At the end of the movie, Marie feels she'll give birth soon, so she tries to wake up Paul. During this scene she moves in a way which is impossible for a woman in her state of pregnancy. See more »

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Marie: People say, a woman is no woman, until she's given birth to a child.
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Caroline Ducey worths the watch.
21 August 2005 | by (Noctropolis) – See all my reviews

I watched "Romance" for the wrong reason. I expected an entertaining brainless soft core sex movie. Instead, I got a drama with the necessary sex scenes and a clever plot.

Caroline Ducey is great in her starring role. She's sweet, tender, but very sexy. Her sex scenes are not very pleasant to watch mainly because of her identity problem (specially the infamous doggy style sex scene) but still accomplishes the movie's objective.

"Romance" could fit into the art category. Watch it if you like these kind of movies and for the beautiful and sexy Caroline Ducey. This woman is like no other because of her petite structure, thin, but with a hot body. Not to mention her angel face.


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