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Once Upon an Angel (2002)

Peau d'ange (original title)
A grief-stricken man who just lost his mother has a one night stand with a maid. What he doesn't know is that she's a virgin. He returns to his sad world of perfume business while she, unable to forget her first lover, follows him.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Morgane Moré ...
Angèle Dubois
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Grégoire
Karine Silla ...
Laure
Magali Woch ...
Josiane
Hélène de Saint-Père ...
Mme Artaud (as Hélène de St-Père)
Stéphane Boucher ...
Dr. Artaud
Maryline Even ...
Jocelyne
Esse Lawson ...
Amira
Michel Vuillermoz ...
Oncle de Grégoire
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Soeur Augustine
Laurent Terzieff ...
Mr. Grenier
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Mr. Faivre
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Avocate
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Mme Faivre
André Marcon ...
Père Angèle
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A grief-stricken man who just lost his mother has a one night stand with a maid. What he doesn't know is that she's a virgin. He returns to his sad world of perfume business while she, unable to forget her first lover, follows him.

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€4,520,000 (estimated)
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Les amants
Written by Fred Chichin
Performed by Les Rita Mitsouko
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To avoid at any cost
30 July 2003 | by (Milano, Italy) – See all my reviews

I am glad to be offered the chance to speak my voice about this movie, so that I can warn all IMDB users.

A bunch of mediocre actors working very poorly (alas, the worst one is Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, from my country Italy, I have to admit), and a screenplay that probably tries to imitate the story of Pollyanna make this movie a very good candidate for your next "all-trash-night" (when you and your friends eat mash-mellows and ice-cream, watching Glitter and Swept Away...and of course this very movie). The top (= bottom) is with no doubt the dialogues. Lines like "I feel like I have a stone on my heart", or "If God exists, I wonder why He lets children die" should be heard only if you are watching Dawson's Creek on TV (and you would deserve them), not a movie in a theatre. An advice for Vincent Perez: I think it's better being a so-and-so actor, rather than a disastrous director. Agree? Hope so.

Beyond any limit of human tolerance. To avoid at all costs.


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