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I'll Wait for the Next One... (2002)
"J'attendrai le suivant..." (original title)

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Man falls in love while in a subway station.

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Sophie Forte ...
La femme
Thomas Gaudin ...
L'homme
Pascal Casanova ...
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On a subway train, a man announces that he's looking for someone who might be interested in him; the usual dating methods have not worked, though there's nothing wrong with him. He explains that any interested woman can just get off at the next stop. One woman looks interested... Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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This is absolutely brilliant.
7 March 2005 | by (Luoyang, China) – See all my reviews

I'll Wait for the Next One sets itself up as a cute little comedy skit, and it delivers on that premise but also surprises you with an incredibly moving finale. Four minute comedies are not supposed to be as moving as this film is, it's funny, charming, and heartbreaking all at the same time, showing you your emotions in a combination that they are not generally found. I can't recommend this movie enough. By the end of the diminutive film you feel like you have known the characters for years, especially the lead man and the woman looking for love, probably because they so perfectly represent.

The look on the man's face and the woman's face at the end of the film are brief moments of sheer performing brilliance rarely seen, especially in a short film, which itself is rarely seen. Seek this one out, you will laugh and you will cry, and most of all you will be moved.


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