6.1/10
955
9 user 7 critic

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(scenario and dialogue), (scenario and dialogue) | 2 more credits »
Reviews

Watch Now

$0.00 (SD) with Prime Video

WATCH NOW
ON DISC
1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The New Eve (1999)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Camille is having the time of her life, enjoying all that Pari's decadent nightlife has to offer a young single woman. She parties all night with sexual abandon, then stumbles home at dawn,... See full summary »

Director: Catherine Corsini
Stars: Karin Viard, Pierre-Loup Rajot, Catherine Frot
Nathalie... (2003)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Nathalie is the name a Parisian prostitute assumes for a special mission or "private investigation." She is engaged in this unusual and secretive task by a professional, upper-middle-class ... See full summary »

Director: Anne Fontaine
Stars: Fanny Ardant, Emmanuelle Béart, Gérard Depardieu
Lovers (1994)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In a French small town, Marc, a 15-year-old teenager, reveals his homosexuality

Director: Catherine Corsini
Stars: Nathalie Richard, Pascal Cervo, Olaf Lubaszenko
Les ambitieux (2006)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

On the one hand you have Judith Zahn, an arrogant, snobbish, bitchy Parisian editor. On the other hand meet Julien Demarsay: an insecure, timid, young bookseller from the East of France who... See full summary »

Director: Catherine Corsini
Stars: Karin Viard, Éric Caravaca, Jacques Weber
Three Worlds (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

This is the tale of a hit and run accident that results in the death of an illegal foreigner. Three men, including a young executive, are aboard the vehicle responsible of the accident and ... See full summary »

Director: Catherine Corsini
Stars: Raphaël Personnaz, Clotilde Hesme, Arta Dobroshi
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Renée is Laurence's grandmother and she intends to show her how to make rich men fall in love with her, in order to get their life insurance's money. Both women will meet several men in the... See full summary »

Director: Catherine Corsini
Stars: Jane Birkin, Émilie Dequenne, Pierre Richard
Stolen Life (1998)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Alda, her sister Olga, and the latter's daughter Sigga live together in an old house facing a cemetery by the sea. Self-assured Alda collects men; Olga shuns them, but cannot help following... See full summary »

Director: Yves Angelo
Stars: Emmanuelle Béart, Sandrine Bonnaire, André Dussollier
Leaving I (2009)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband ... See full summary »

Director: Catherine Corsini
Stars: Kristin Scott Thomas, Sergi López, Yvan Attal
36th Precinct (2004)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In the underbelly of the Parisian criminal world, the Police are frustrated by a gang committing a series of violent robberies. Leo Vrinks and Denis Klein are two cops seeking promotion, ... See full summary »

Director: Olivier Marchal
Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Gérard Depardieu, André Dussollier
Desert Hearts (1985)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

It is 1950s Nevada, and Professor Vivian Bell arrives to get a divorce. She's unsatisfied with her marriage, and feels out of place at the ranch she stays on, she finds herself increasingly... See full summary »

Director: Donna Deitch
Stars: Helen Shaver, Patricia Charbonneau, Audra Lindley
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A Love Story Of Two Women Who meet up in their late forties and attempt to retrieve the romance they had in their youth.

Director: Virginie Despentes
Stars: Emmanuelle Béart, Béatrice Dalle, Soko
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Thirty-year-old Hlynur still lives with his mother and spends his days drinking, watching porn and surfing the net while living off unemployment checks. A girl is interested in him, but he ... See full summary »

Director: Baltasar Kormákur
Stars: Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Victoria Abril, Hanna María Karlsdóttir
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Nathalie
...
Louise
Dani Levy ...
Matthias (as Dani Lévy)
Jean-Pierre Kalfon ...
Walter Amar
...
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
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

| |

Release Date:

22 August 2001 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Az utolsó jelenet  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

FRF 25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$466,836 (France) (24 August 2001)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

C'est L'amour
Benoit Mansion / Hubert Mansion
Performed by Leopold Nord & Vous
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
a sensitive, penetrating story
15 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

A film with an unaffected, to-the-point direction, a sensitive, penetrating story and first-rate interpretations from actresses who I, for one,would care not to see weeping, statuette-in-hand,thanking the Academy, the Nation, their great-grandmothers and uncle Oscar. "La repetition", along with "La pianiste" and "Irreversible" (all three -by coincidence?- french-speaking), was an oasis in a series of routine films, which I saw recently. Those of you who have had enough of visual effects and the garrulity of films which have actually nothing to say may as well turn to films like "La repetition", which succeeds in making a point even when it remains silent. I am now looking for director Corsini's other films, and I am only too curious to find out how some other director, who will also reflect upon the subject of a woman's love for another woman, will deal with it.


13 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Anyone see the trailer? marla147
You Tube imcranky2003
I liked it.. beavertoof
Discuss La répétition (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?