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Love Bites (2001)
"Les morsures de l'aube" (original title)

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Antoine is a social wannabe who drops an elusive aristocrat's name to get into an exclusive party. The name - Jordan - gets him whisked by two burly bodyguards into the office of the host, ... See full summary »

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Antoine Venequiste
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Violaine Charlier
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Étienne
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Dogman
José Garcia ...
Caniveau
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Abraham von Bulow
Orazio Massaro ...
Jordan Charlier
Frédéric Pellegeay ...
Gérard
James Arch ...
Raoul
Corinne Debonnière ...
Dogman's wife
Saïd Amadis ...
Owner of the 'Custom Bar'
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Zazie Delem ...
Christelle
Emile Abossolo M'bo ...
Baptiste
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Antoine is a social wannabe who drops an elusive aristocrat's name to get into an exclusive party. The name - Jordan - gets him whisked by two burly bodyguards into the office of the host, von Bulow, who won't accept Antoine's admission of lying, gives him $100,000, and promises $900,000 more when led to Jordan. Enticed by the money, Antoine, with the help of his friend Étienne, begins his search. He follows trails through Paris's night scene, gets beaten up and bitten, and meets Jordan's sister, Violaine. After a surreal night, he's hooked on her charms but leery of continuing his pursuit of Jordan. Von Bulow insists. Can he find Jordan, get his reward, and attract Violaine? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Not bad, not good. Lacks some real teeth
22 March 2001 | by (Geneva, Switzerland) – See all my reviews

This film has atmosphere, no doubt. But something is missing, I'm not so sure what. Guillaume Canet does not convince as a tough guy who goes from bar to bar. He's got a face too pretty and doesn't look like a party animal. Asia Argento however is perfect. Sure, her role is more physical, she has not much to speak in French. I knew a girl with exactly the same Italian accent, sounds nice by the way. The whole movie is nice to look at, but somehow, you don't get too much involved. The end could have been more dramatic.


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