Leave Your Hands on My Hips (2003)
"Laisse tes mains sur mes hanches" (original title)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chantal Lauby ...
Odile Rousselet
Myriam Bardem
Bernard, le metteur en scène
L'assistante du metteur en scène
Dominique Farrugia ...
Le dragueur du VIP
Claudie Ossard ...
La dame blonde dans une voiture noire
Bernard Menez ...
Le concierge
Daniel Isoppo ...
Le copain du concierge
Christophe Debonneuil ...
Guillaume, le copain de Marie
Ménélik ...
Le garçon des Bains-Douches
Boris Terral ...
Eric, le fan d'Odile


Odile has 42 years, an actress and single mother. One day, her 18 year old daughter decided to live alone... See full synopsis »

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Release Date:

2 April 2003 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Leave Your Hands on My Hips  »

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2.35 : 1
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References Le Film de les Nuls (1994) See more »


Written by Chunky Nelson
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Semi-romantic fun
2 July 2006 | by (South Africa) – See all my reviews

Generally I love the way French film makers look at love and romance. This movie proves that romantic fare does not have to drip with sugar, but can be light-hearted and fun. It also shows that full-on action is no requirement for setting the mood. The "kissing-chase" must be one of the most unconventional romantic scenes that I have seen in a movie, only rivaled by the "kissing-instructions" in Amelie. The movie has quite a few unexpected gem-moments, for example the bathroom scene in the nightclub, where the lead actress is caught between to would-be model types preening in front of the mirror. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie!

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