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The Bridesmaid (2004)
"La demoiselle d'honneur" (original title)

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A hard-working young man meets and falls in love with his sister's bridesmaid. He soon finds out how disturbed she really is.

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Lieutenant José Laval
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Rita (as Isild Barth)
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A middle class family in Loire, where things seem just a tad off kilter. Philippe dotes on his mother, who has raised his two sisters and him. Gérard, a wealthy man just divorced, is paying attention to her, then drops her. Philippe is actually pleased, and retrieves from Gérard's garden a stone head - of the goddess Flora - that his mother had given Gérard. At the wedding of one of his sisters, Philippe meets Senta, a quirky and moody young woman: they fall quickly in love, despite her odd behaviors and Philippe's general good sense. Senta announces a plan for them to prove their love to each other; it involves poetry, tree planting, and murder. What will Philippe do? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Also Known As:

La dama de honor  »

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$9,046 (USA) (4 August 2006)

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$111,143 (USA) (19 January 2007)
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7 August 2011 | by See all my reviews

At his sister's wedding, a young man falls for a bridesmaid who harbors some weird ideas and may have a disturbing past. Chabrol is regarded as the French Hitchcock, and this film has some parallels with "Strangers on a Train," but it's not as taut and suspenseful as that classic. Chabrol here seems to be more interested in character development and relationships than in the plot. In fact, between a slow beginning and an unsatisfying ending, what little plot there is is rather predictable. However, it manages to be engaging despite these shortcomings. The pacing is leisurely but not boring. It has a good cast.


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