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

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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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$5,558 (USA) (12 November 2004)

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$34,398 (USA) (24 June 2005)
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Very, very talky
26 October 2006 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

This story is derived from a story by Chekov (not the Star Trek one, by the way) and the movie was very, very, very "talky". And while the quality of the film's production is there (this is why it earns a 5--for acting, direction and cinematography that are just fine), the story itself just seemed dull and lethargic. Plus, I found I really didn't like anyone--the title character seemed like a direction-less nymph, her boyfriend an insufferable "artist" who just needed to grow up, and the rest of the family just seemed like a bunch of phonies I felt no connection to in any way. And everyone just seemed to talk and talk and argue and then talk again! About the only thing going for this film to lift if above mediocrity is the very nude body of the title character in the first minutes of the film--this was tough not to notice (and this makes this movie inappropriate for kids, as well).


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