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The Giraffe's Neck (2004)
"Le cou de la girafe" (original title)

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Ten year old Mathilde (Louisa Pili) lives with her mother Helene (Sandrine Bonnaire) in a suburb of Paris... See full synopsis »

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Hélène
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Paul
Louisa Pili ...
Mathilde
Darry Cowl ...
Léo
Philippe Leroy ...
Maxime (as Philippe Leroy-Beaulieu)
Maurice Chevit ...
Maurice
Monique Mélinand ...
Madeleine
Marie Mergey ...
Émilie
Geneviève Rey-Penchenat ...
Marguerite (as Geneviève Penchenat)
Paul Pavel ...
M. Achraf
Françoise Jamet ...
Lucie
Sarah Boreo ...
Renée
Arlette Didier ...
Josette
Stéphane Bissot ...
Stéphanie
Frédéric Gorny ...
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Ten year old Mathilde (Louisa Pili) lives with her mother Helene (Sandrine Bonnaire) in a suburb of Paris... See full synopsis »

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Rich story-telling
20 November 2008 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is such a rich story that it could entertain and succeed in several ways, depending on your point of view. It's a story about old age, about family relationships, and wise characters who know when to stay quiet.

For myself, it was a story of how children can trick you, or charm you, or drag you kicking and screaming out of your comfort zone. And where did they learn to do all this? From none other than ourselves, when we did it to them. Still, they seem to be so much better at it than us; our comfort zones are so much more rusted into place.

Just an observation: Why are middle-aged heroines in French films so often called Helene?


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