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Love Me If You Dare (2003)
"Jeux d'enfants" (original title)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  14 May 2004 (USA)
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A love story between two psychopaths that turns into a dare-or-not-dare game.

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Thibault Verhaeghe ...
Joséphine Lebas-Joly ...
Emmanuelle Grönvold ...
Julien's Mother
Gérard Watkins ...
Julien's Father
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Julia Faure ...
Sophie's Sister
Laëtizia Venezia Tarnowska ...
Christelle Louise Bouchard (as Laetizia Venezia)
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Aurélie Miller
Nathalie Nattier ...
Robert Willar ...
Julien (80 ans)
Frédéric Geerts ...
Igor
Manuela Sanchez ...
Teacher
Philippe Drecq ...
School Principal
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Storyline

Julien Janvier lost his mother young, drifted apart from his working class father and ever closer to confident Sophie Kowalsky, the Polish class outsider. Their dares game, symbolized by an interchanged music-box, grows ever bolder, regardless of harm to others and each-other. In his college years, it even suspends their relationship and toys with their marriages, but they are drawn back to each-other irresistibly. Written by KGF Vissers

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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$21,546 (USA) (21 May 2004)

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$548,707 (USA) (1 October 2004)
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Trivia

When Julien is at the cemetery on the day after which he and Sophie haven't seen each other for ten years, he wishes Sophie would just appear and sing "La Vie en Rose", a song by Édith Piaf. Marion Cotillard (Sophie) would later win an Academy Award for playing Piaf in La Vie en Rose (2007). See more »

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The first time we see the bus driver chasing the bus his hat falls off towards the left side of the road. The second time it drops directly behind him to the right of the middle. See more »

Quotes

Julien Jeanvier: [talking about Igor the gym coach] And how big are his biceps again?
Sophie Kowalski: Bigger than your brain
Julien Jeanvier: And you like this guy?
Sophie Kowalski: As a second choice
[starts walking towards Igor]
Julien Jeanvier: [shouting] Second choice... who's your first? Sophie...
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Remade as Karle Pyaar Karle (2014) See more »

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La Vie en Rose
Music by Louiguy and Marguerite Monnot
Lyrics by Édith Piaf
Performed by Donna Summer
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I must have watched another movie
13 April 2012 | by (Sevilla, Spain) – See all my reviews

It is really surprising to see the ratings some movies get. As I write this "Jeux d'enfants" has got a 7.6 on IMDb. I don't get it. The story is obnoxious. I do not really understand why the do what they do. It makes no sense. They seem to be crazy children all their lives. I hate the main characters. I wanted them to die at every chance they had, and there were some.That would have conveniently shortened this awful movie. This movie reminds someone of Amelie? Well, maybe because they speak French too. If you like this movie I do not want to meet you, thanks. I do not understand why IMDb chops my comments and then says I need to write more. It had 10 lines when I wrote it. Now I must seem like a rabid maniac who does not know about paragraphs and full stops...


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