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Small Cuts (2003)
"Petites coupures" (original title)

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PETITES COUPURES tells the story of Bruno (Daniel Auteuil), a communist newspaper journalist suffering a mid-life crisis. Torn between his wife Gaëlle ('Emmanuel Devos') and his young ... See full summary »

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Béatrice
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Bruno
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Mathilde
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Nathalie
Jean Yanne ...
Gérard, l'oncle de Bruno
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Anne
Hanns Zischler ...
Verekher
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Gaëlle
Aladin Reibel ...
Fromager
Jérémie Lippmann ...
Simon (as Jeremie Lippman)
Bettina Kee ...
Laure
Alain Libolt ...
Paul
Louis-Do de Lencquesaing ...
André (as Louis Dominique de Lencquesaing)
Amina Medjoubi ...
Noria
Dinara Drukarova ...
Marie (as Dinara Droukarova)
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PETITES COUPURES tells the story of Bruno (Daniel Auteuil), a communist newspaper journalist suffering a mid-life crisis. Torn between his wife Gaëlle ('Emmanuel Devos') and his young girlfriend Nathalie (Ludivine Sagnier), his political beliefs battered by the wind of history, Bruno seems to have lost his bearings. After responding to a call for help from his uncle (Jean Yanne), who is fighting a losing battle for re-election as the communist mayor of a small town near Grenoble, Bruno gets lost in a dark forest. There he meets Béatrice (Kristin Scott Thomas), who does nothing to stop him getting even more lost Written by Anonymous

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Waste of Talent
2 April 2003 | by (Cambridge, MA) – See all my reviews

I happened to see this film on a flight from Paris to Boston and it reminded me of the food on the plane: generic, tasteless and obscure. The French cinema seems to have lost its footing these days and this is a good example of how a motley script can waste brilliant actors. While some may find the 'playfulness' of the script to be in line with the dictates of Euro post modernism, the whole project seems more like a post-mortem on the death of Euro-cinema's golden years and truly fabulous talents --- one is vaguely reminded here of Bunuel but without the charm or wit.


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