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Little Lili (2003)
"La petite Lili" (original title)

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Cast

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Mado Marceaux
Bernard Giraudeau ...
Brice
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Simon Marceaux
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Emilier Novacki, dite Lili
Robinson Stévenin ...
Julien Marceaux
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Jeanne-Marie
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Serge
Anne Le Ny ...
Léone
Marc Betton ...
Guy
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L'acteur qui joue Simon
Maylie Del Piero
Mathieu Grondin ...
Julien-Acteur
Louise Boisvert ...
L'actrice qui joue Léone
Mustapha Chadli
Fani Kolarova
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A group of cinematic spend a holiday in the French countryside. The film provides insight in their relationships, including that between a young man and a local girl, Lili. She uses the opportunity to work her way into the cinematic world, and for which she swaps her young friend for his mother's lover. This settled filmmaker takes Lili on a trip to Paris. A few years later the young man has become a filmmaker himself. His first film is inspired by the mentioned holiday. Lili, by now an actress, learns about it and works herself in a refined way into its cast. Ending up as the star of this production. No more than that, for the young filmmaker remains faithful to his wife and young daughter. Written by Farhan

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La pequeña Lili  »

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$1,017,826 (France) (29 August 2003)

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$34,398 (USA) (24 June 2005)
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A wonderful film
1 February 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The film starts off a little awkwardly. I wasn't quite sure where it was going or if I wanted to go with it, but like all great films it slowly got under my skin. By the second half I was totally engaged and rate it right up there with my favourites.

Like Antonioni's, The Dreamers, this film captures the awkwardness and passion of being young but also offers a reflection on growing older.

This film is not for people looking for typical Hollywood fare. It a classic European film that draws you slowly into these characters lives. The film takes it's time to get where it's going, but when you get there you're glad you went along for the ride.


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