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My Life on Ice (2002)
"Ma vraie vie à Rouen" (original title)

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My Life on Ice presents the unique point of view of 16-year-old Etienne, a cute would-be ice skating champion living in provincial Rouen who is obsessed with filming his daily life with a ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ariane Ascaride ...
Caroline
Jimmy Tavares ...
Étienne (et pour la première fois à l'écran)
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Laurent
Hélène Surgère ...
La grand-mère
Lucas Bonnifait ...
Ludovic
Frédéric Gorny ...
L'homme de la falaise
Nicolas Pontois ...
Le copain patineur
Frédéric Sendon ...
Le client de la librairie
Marcelle Lamy ...
Madame Langrune
Frédéric Voldman ...
L'entraîneur
Aliette Langolff-Colas ...
La jeune femme de la fête foraine (as Aliette Colas)
Hanako Bron ...
Vanessa
Camille Dumalanède ...
Élise
Faïza Tabti ...
La jeune fille brune sur le banc
Carole Wiart ...
La jeune fille blonde sur le banc
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My Life on Ice presents the unique point of view of 16-year-old Etienne, a cute would-be ice skating champion living in provincial Rouen who is obsessed with filming his daily life with a digital camera. Told from his subjective perspective, the focus of Etienne's video diary subtly takes shape as he records his single mother, his best friend Ludovic, and, almost stalker-like, his handsome male geography teacher Laurent. Though explaining his goal is to match his mother with Laurent, he gradually comes to the realization that other unconscious desires are motivating him, as hinted at in an intense discussion with Ludovic about the possibility of love between men. Written by Bobolink

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A year in the life of a handsome ice skater boy
25 March 2003 | by (Brussels) – See all my reviews

Some critics say this movie isn't dealing about anything. That's true. It just deals about a 16 year old ice skater who gets a videocamera and films his life over one year. He's preparing for an ice skating championship, his best friend wants to be an actor is is having one girlfriend after the other, his history professor is starting a relationship with his mother and he comes to terms with being gay. That's not revolutionary, no. But it's nice. I guess the critics who did not like this movie, were not charmed by the debuting actor Jimmy Tavares who is great. (he's a real ice skating champion and gives a daring performance). He will remind people of Jamie Bell in Billy Elliott. Maybe the two can star together in a movie! If you liked Drole De Felix and Billy Elliott, you'll like this one as well.


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