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True (2004)

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The phone rings, startling Tomas, who is seated in front of the computer. He feels for the telephone receiver. Tomas is blind. His girlfriend, Francine, tells him that it's all over and ... See full summary »

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The phone rings, startling Tomas, who is seated in front of the computer. He feels for the telephone receiver. Tomas is blind. His girlfriend, Francine, tells him that it's all over and she's leaving him. The phone drops back onto the hook. Tomas' mind races back in a dizzying flurry of images to the moment they both met, to the couple's most intimate moments together and to the tiny careless mistakes that eventually lead to the end of their relationship. TRUE is part of a compilation project entitled PARIS, JE T'AIME, in which a number of internationally renowned directors each tell a story in one of Paris' 20 arrondissements. Written by X-Filme Creative Pool GmbH

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Maybe the most beautiful movie I've ever seen.
15 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

Every single frame fits the big picture. Every gesture says more than a hundred words. Every word is like a poem. I can hardly wait to see it again. Being a fan of details, I was in heaven during True. Natalie Portman looked better than ever. She smokes and screams (with and without reason). She seems to wear more different clothes than in Star Wars - Episode I. This little movie might be for her what All You Need Is Love was for the Beatles. There are countless movies about love, but this one is certainly the purest of them all. It's difficult to describe these ten minutes without spoiling the film. And it's difficult to describe them without writing pages and pages full of little impressions. Also, I'm sure it will grow with further watching. But even now I dare to say that True was the most beautiful movie I've ever seen.


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