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The retired dentist Caroline attends a class for computer users. Although she is married, she falls in love with her significantly younger lecturer. It turns out he used to visit her ... See full summary »
A triangle: love, obsession, and choice. Pierre, a ladies' man who has little cash and no fixed residence, describes his best friend Benoît as the world's oldest 32-year-old. The shy, ... See full summary »
Pierrick has just lost his brother. He accepts the invitation of his best friend Tessa in his family house, to spend there one week only to think about his life. But he discovers upon his ... See full summary »
Three disparate people meet in a bizarre skiing accident: a doctor who had just been left by his wife, a beautiful but direction less woman, and the bumbling Algerian man who caused the ... See full summary »
Zef's dear wife dies in an accident just as Roni, his wealthy brother, marries his daughter. When the widower arrives with the coffin containing his wife's body right in the middle of the ... See full summary »
The story of a Parisian psychiatrist (Auteuil) who is treating a patient who confesses to having killed his wife. At first the psychiatrist lends little credence to his unusual client but ... See full summary »
In Paris, the life of four persons are affected by their loves in a common day. Marie Larue (Hélène Fillières) has a sexual attraction followed by an intercourse with the bride in a wedding where she is the photographer. Three weeks later, she realizes that she is pregnant. Meanwhile, the cuckold husband of the unfaithful wife and therapist Hortense Lassalle (Karin Viard) travels to London and she tries to contact her two former lovers, expecting to have one night stand with one of them. While driving the bus, the bus driver Luis Del Sol (Sergi Lopez) is surprisingly informed by his wife that she is going to leave him, driving he mad. The former actor Maurice Degombert (Victor Lanoux) is contacted by phone by his former partner and passion after twenty-two years, and he wonders how will be their meeting. "Reines d'un Jour" is a delightful movie, indeed a gem to be discovered, picturing the life, love and deceptions of common people in a great city. It is inevitable a comparison with American movies of the same genre. This French movie, on the contrary of most American ones, is credible, showing ordinary persons that are not beautiful or handsome needing to work to survive, persons that do not live in fancy houses, do not drive expensive cars, use buses and do not have mobile phone. The cast has a magnificent performance and the inconclusive end fits perfectly to the context of the story. The natural beauty of Hélène Fillières is another attraction in this must-see film! My vote is eight.
Title (Brazil): "Um Dia de Rainha" ("A Day of Queen")
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