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À la folie... pas du tout (2002)

A young woman who is in love with a married doctor becomes dangerous when her attempts to persuade him to leave his wife are unsuccessful. However, when things are seen from his point of view, the real situation becomes clear.

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Loïc Le Garrec
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Rachel
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Héloïse
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David
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Anita
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Julien
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Le commissaire
Michèle Garay ...
Claire Belmont
Catherine Cyler ...
Jeanne
Mathilde Blache ...
Léa
Charles Chevalier ...
Arthur
Michael Mourot ...
Jean-Louis, le kiné
Yannick Alnet ...
Jean Timbault
Nathalie Krebs ...
Sonia Jasmin
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Storyline

Angelique, a young student, is in love with a married doctor. We see her attempts to make him leave his pregnant wife, but he does not appear for meetings or finally the booked journey to Florence. Then the movie is turned back to the beginning, and the view changes: We are now following the view of the doctor instead of Angeliques. And things look quite different now... Written by Benjamin Stello

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and some obsessive behavior | See all certifications »

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27 March 2002 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Bem Me Quer, Mal Me Quer  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$807,478 (France) (5 April 2002)

Gross:

$1,009,827 (USA) (18 July 2003)
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Goofs

When Loïc gives CPR Angélique she is lying motionless with her eyes open. When he leans in to plug her node and breath into her mouth, you can see that she closes her eyes as he leans in. See more »

Connections

References A Beautiful Mind (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

'Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour' from LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN
Music by Jacques Offenbach
Libretto by Jules Barbier & Michel Carré
Performed by Beverly Sills (uncredited)
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Interesting Film, Superb Actress
15 February 2003 | by (Herzlya, Israel) – See all my reviews

Audrey Tautou is in my opinion the greatest rising star of the French cinema. Coming from a tradition that does not lack great actors, beautiful divas, living legends, and huge comedians, Audrey seems to bring together talent and beauty, huge interior and exterior beauty. Some compared her with the other Audrey - Hepburn, but in my opinion the French star talent exceeds by light-years the one of the American.

'A la folie...' is an interesting film by itself. An apparent tragic love story is being told from one of the partners angle in the first half of the movie - just to be re-told from the other partner perspective in the second part. The second half and the end hide a twist. Both script and film are cleverly written though made by a script-writer and director (Laetitia Colombani) only at her second film. I am expecting good things from her in the future.

Worth seeing - 8/10 on my personal scale.


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