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

Gross:

$34,192 (USA) (5 April 2013)
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Good but not great
23 December 2007 | by (Glen Cove, New York) – See all my reviews

Lesbian noir romance about a street wandering painter who almost looks like a man in a feminine sort of way who falls in love with a singer who tries, and fails to keep their romance to one night. As the two spiral together the fact that the singer has other lovers (in the hopes of furthering her career) becomes problematic as a jealous man with a thing for the singer won't let go. Good but not great film is like ten thousand other tales except the leads are two women. The change is enough to keep it watchable even when the plot sort of sputters along, though if you're in a less forgiving mood you'll be reaching for the remote. The sex is mostly kissing and hugging so those looking for more graphic thrills best look elsewhere. I particularly liked the fact that the people are not perfect beauties, they have moles and real skin. The painters other lover is wonderfully sexy in her plainness. I think the exchange between the painter and this woman that made me click with the film. In it they remark about how they are both in love with women who aren't their type, the painter speaking of the singer while the lover is speaking of her bed mate. Worth a look if you want a film thats familiar yet a change of pace, though yet again wait for cable since the four bucks I spent to see it wasn't really worth it.


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