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Bad Company (1999)
"Mauvaises fréquentations" (original title)

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Delphine is a sweet innocent young girl, her new best friend pulls her into a world where she falls in love with a local pretty boy. Working her hardest to make him love her drags her into prostitution.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Delphine Vitrac
Lou Doillon ...
Olivia Monti
Robinson Stévenin ...
Laurent
Maxime Mansion ...
Alain
Cyril Cagnat ...
Justin
Delphine Rich ...
Claire
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René
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Mamie
Ariane Ascaride ...
La mère d'Olivia
Daniel Martin ...
Le père d'Olivia
Bruno Esposito ...
Professeur de mathématiques
Martine Gautier ...
L'infirmière
Brigitte Jouffre ...
Professeur de français
Dominique Laidet ...
Monsieur Sanchez
Eric Théobald ...
Le policier
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Delphine is a sweet innocent young girl, her new best friend pulls her into a world where she falls in love with a local pretty boy. Working her hardest to make him love her drags her into prostitution.

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On peut tout faire par amour

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Where I'm Headed
Written by Lene Marlin
Performed by Lene Marlin
Courtesy of Virgin Records Norway SA
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French adolescence
10 February 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I watched this film without foreknowledge of the storyline other than that implied by the title. Having read the other reviews on this board I would like to add an elder male perspective. This is definitely not a film just for adolescents about adolescence. In fact I found the portrayal of the lead male character one of the best played (and surprising) performances I have seen in a considerable time. Unlike the other commentators (and since I did not know what was coming) I think there were sufficient hints as to the character's true nature as revealed in the last third of the film. This is a fine example of where European cinema empowers its younger generation to think while Hollywood generally denies the same audience the same right.


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