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La répétition (2001)

Unrated | | Drama | 22 August 2001 (France)
Nathalie and Louise are friends from childhood. While studying drama at University Louise becomes hopelessly obsessed with her friend. Jealous of the male friends she has she breaks up the ... See full summary »

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Nathalie
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Louise
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Matthias (as Dani Lévy)
Jean-Pierre Kalfon ...
Walter Amar
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Nicolas
Marilu Marini ...
Mathilde
Clément Hervieu-Léger ...
Sacha
Marc Ponette ...
Alain
Raphaël Neal ...
Patrick
Sébastien Gorteau ...
Jean-Philippe
Vincent Macaigne ...
Henri
Jeanne David ...
Colette
Daniel Isoppo ...
Maurice
Marie-Charlotte Dutot ...
Louise (11 ans)
Marie Loboda ...
Nathalie 11 ans
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Nathalie and Louise are friends from childhood. While studying drama at University Louise becomes hopelessly obsessed with her friend. Jealous of the male friends she has she breaks up the friendship, followed by a suicide attempt. Later, Louise marries, but finds time to see the, by now quite accomplished actress, Nathalie. They fight through the years, La Repetition following them as their friendship comes together and breaks up frequently, while never actually reaching anything that can be called a climax. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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Az utolsó jelenet  »

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FRF 25,000,000 (estimated)

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$466,836 (France) (24 August 2001)
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Benoit Mansion / Hubert Mansion
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a very well-acted drama
2 July 2001 | by (Vancouver, Canada) – See all my reviews

Saw the film at the Festival du film français in Seoul. Although the film is slow at the start, it gives the audience a pretty good background of friendship (or relationship) of the characters, Natalie and Louise on which the film is based on. Natalie is an accomplished theatre actress and Louise tries to achieve her dream through Natalie's career... The 2 actresses (Béart et Brussières)did an excellent job portraying very different characters. The screenplay wasn't as original as I've expected yet the acting really makes up this disadvantage. A very enjoyable drama.


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