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A bourgeois couple, modern yet conventional. One night by accident, a young prostitute barges into their lives. Hounded down, beaten up, threatened, she will continue to struggle, with the help of a well off lady, first for her survival-her resurrection-then for her dignity and freedom. Stormy encounters for everyone involved. Written by <aelsilva@studiocanal.com>

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FRF 48,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,776,824 (France) (5 October 2001)

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$197,397 (USA) (22 August 2003)
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from "Goldberg variations"
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach (as Jean-Sebastien Bach)
Performed by 'Gerard Fallour', 'Stephen Paulello'
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Unforgettable
2 June 2003 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

I'm not going to describe the plot, plenty of that below. However, i want to agree with the most enthusiastic posters : this movie is a true gem.

It's a punch in the face when you see it, and you keep on carrying it with you after that. It's been 2 years since i saw, only once, Chaos, and still i cannot get it out of my head.

Many movies have come and gone since, but how many of them have left their mark, how many made you *really* reconsider some aspects of your life ? (Not that i was a male chauvinist pig to begin with, i think/hope.) This is one angry, 100% essential movie.


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