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Empty Days (1999)

Rien à faire (original title)
An executive and a dowdy working-class woman, both unemployed, married and parents meet at a supermarket. They become friends but find it hard to accept that they may be in love with each other.

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Marie-Do
Patrick Dell'Isola ...
Pierre
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Luis
Florence Thomassin ...
Sophie
Kelly Hornoy ...
Julie
Marion des Fachelles ...
Alice
Jérémy Bourgois ...
Luis
Chloé Mons ...
Catherine
Alexandre Carrière ...
Hervé
Farida Rahouadj ...
Marie, the neighbour
Josette Hemsen ...
Mireille
Philippe Peltier ...
Robert
Frédérique Hazard ...
Nicole
Jo Hochain ...
Sarah Hamoud ...
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An executive and a dowdy working-class woman, both unemployed, married and parents meet at a supermarket. They become friends but find it hard to accept that they may be in love with each other.

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Eh Ma Vie
Written by Gérard Pitiot
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I've seen it before
9 April 2000 | by (Buenos Aires, Argentina) – See all my reviews

The plot is not original in the least. It's the story of a lonely woman who lives a boring life and who meets a man who is bored too, they are both unemployed and it seems to be the only thing they have in common. They have an affair, and finally he leaves her. And that's all. I have seen this kind of stories too many times. And it lasts almost 2 hours...


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