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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
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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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9 October 2002 (France)  »

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Once Upon an Angel  »

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€4,520,000 (estimated)
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Mi Salsa Tiene Sanduga
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Follow the rainbow, it leads to Magalie Woch on a tree
26 April 2006 | by (Paris) – See all my reviews

This may not be the greatest movie ever. It's sweetness tends sometimes to make the audience bitter. Vincent Perez does a great job for a first movie. It can remind some of Virgin suicides where some young women's feelings are so pure and strong that they will inevitably meet the only answer which doesn't disappoint : death. And in both movies, even if Morgane Moré and Kirsten Dunst have the leading roles, it's Magalie Woch (who plays friend Josiane) and Hanna Hall (Cecilia Lisbon) who leave the greatest impact, who are metaphysical. And remember Magalie's secret recipe for happiness : a bite of bread and a cherry while sitting on a tree.


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