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The Girl (2000)

Unrated  |   |  Drama, Mystery, Romance  |  13 August 2003 (Belgium)
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A torrid affair between two women, a struggling artist and a flame-haired blues singer, upsets a man who has a thing for the girl.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Claire Keim ...
The Girl
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The Artist / Narrator
Cyril Lecomte ...
The Man
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Bu Savè
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Bartender
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Bodyguard
Pascal Cervo ...
Hotel Clerk
Franck Prévost ...
Piano Player
Fadila Belkebla ...
Bar girl 1
Sylvie Bataillard ...
Bar girl 2
Hélène Juren ...
Art School Model
Zizek Belkebla ...
Bodyguard 2
Raphaël Beauville ...
Hotel thug 1
Stéphane Germain ...
Hotel thug 2
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Storyline

A painter ('the artist') and a lounge-room singer ('the girl') continue a passionate lesbian love affair. 'The girl' is actually a high-class prostitute whose pimp ('the man') is putting the pressure on both women to end the relationship. Words like 'prostitute' and 'pimp' seem too harsh for the sexy-smooth atmosphere of this fascinating look at obsessive love. Written by k wedgwood

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Opening Weekend:

$10,506 (USA) (20 April 2001)

Gross:

$34,192 (USA) (5 April 2013)
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Different and Refreshingly so
2 June 2002 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

I actually liked this movie a lot. It was last feature (for me) at the Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. The singing by Claire Keim was also a surprise and I would like to hear more of her singing. The audience were impatient at the pace Worth seeing and there was a lot of nervous laughter in places but for those that understood what the story was trying to tell it was refreshingly different from all the other items in festival. Worth seeing especially for the lighting the colours and the lovely shots of the Seine.


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