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Two (2002)

Deux (original title)
A young woman named Magdalena retrieves a postcard that had been cast into the wind by her biological mother (Bulle Ogier) from a seaside town in Portugal and discovers that she has a twin sister named Maria.

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Magdalena / Maria
Bulle Ogier ...
Anna, the mother
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Man with the flower / Russian officer / Henri L. / French officer / Man on the beach
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Professor Barbez
Annika Kuhl ...
Erika, the mistress
Robinson Stévenin ...
Young man on the bike
Philippe Reuter ...
Hans
Pascal Bongard ...
Alfred
Jean-François Stévenin ...
Man in the car
Dominique Frot ...
The adoptive mother
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Julia / Young girl in Paris
Philippe Carta ...
Taxi driver / sailor
Tim Fischer ...
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Sintra castle keeper
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Zazie
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A young woman named Magdalena retrieves a postcard that had been cast into the wind by her biological mother (Bulle Ogier) from a seaside town in Portugal and discovers that she has a twin sister named Maria. From this seemingly introspective opening premise on identity, connection, and history, Deux diverges into unexpectedly abstract, non-intersecting trajectories that involve a schoolgirl attraction with a fellow classmate, a mother's wartime romance, a serial killer who leaves a tell-tale rose on the bodies of his victims, a lonely woman who adopts a fox as a household pet. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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23 September 2014 | by (Russian Federation, Ivanovo) – See all my reviews

This film is very hard to interpret. Isabelle Huppert said in her interview in Cannes that the story is a biographical film of the director. And she is just his messenger. "The film was written for me, but also for him. He projects in me. But it is a transfusion case, as if he came to inhabit in me – it's my heart, but his soul. I state his ghosts. He assumes that it is a film on him, that it speaks of his past, of his infancy. It is his unconscious in which he speaks". Two is a bohemian autobiography of the director told in surrealistic colours and consisting of visions, dreams, phobias and fantasies – a schism of reality.


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