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Thomas in Love (2000)
"Thomas est amoureux" (original title)

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Thomas is a young agoraphobic man; he's afraid of coming to any kind of contact with other people, so he lives totaly isolated in his appartment. The story takes place in the near future ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Benoît Verhaert ...
Aylin Yay ...
Eva
Magali Pinglaut ...
Micheline Hardy ...
Nathalie (the Mother)
Frédéric Topart ...
Alexandre von Sivers ...
Serge Larivière ...
Receptionist
Jacqueline Bollen ...
Madame Zoe
Dominique Baeyens ...
Vanessa
Imbal Yalon ...
Eléonore
Véronique Dumont ...
Louise
Yse Gerbaux ...
La fille de Louise
Abdelmalek Kadi ...
Docteur Sorensen
Colette Sodoyez ...
Miss Accroche-Coeur
Valérie Lemaître ...
La secrétaire du psy
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Thomas is a young agoraphobic man; he's afraid of coming to any kind of contact with other people, so he lives totaly isolated in his appartment. The story takes place in the near future where everything can be done through computers, so Thomas hasn't left his appartment for eight straight years. However, although his life seems complete, he misses human contact, so his psychoanalyst consults him to meet a woman through some on-line service. Is it possible for Thomas to fall in love with a woman? And if so, is he going to get out of his appartment for that woman? Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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31 January 2001 (Belgium)  »

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Thomas est amoureux  »

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$13,853 (USA) (3 August 2001)

Gross:

$39,278 (USA) (7 September 2001)
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Melodie: Thomas, I want you to go outside.
Thomas Thomas: I can't.
Melodie: I want to see you here, with me.
Thomas Thomas: I can't.
Melodie: I want to touch you.
Thomas Thomas: No.
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17 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

thomas in love is an engaging story and with aesthetically pleasing cinematography and colorful sets

i wish the relationships between the characters could have been developed a bit more fully. perhaps casting was the issue because one 'cyber-girlfriend' was much more engaging than the other, which leaves you missing her towards the end of the film.

it might have held together better if it had focused on one major relationship. almost seems as if there was enough raw material to develop into two separate films rather than trying to smush both relationships into one.

but overall, a really enjoyable film!

warning: fast forward past first few minutes if you don't know your date too well-- gratuitous cartoon sex could have been handled with more subtlety. didn't add much except titillation to the storyline.

if you liked this film, check out Lynn Hershman Leeson's TechnoLust. Leeson adds a bit more humor but similar mise en scene & aesthetic.


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