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Me and My Sister (2004)

Les soeurs fâchées (original title)
Louise, younger sister, natural and straightforward, lives in province; Martine, older sister, beautiful and aloof, lives in the Parisian upper middle class. Louise has written a novel. On ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Martine Demouthy
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Louise Mollet
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Pierre Demouthy
Brigitte Catillon ...
Sophie
Michel Vuillermoz ...
Richard
Christiane Millet ...
Géraldine
Rose Thiéry ...
Fernanda, la bonne
Bruno Chiche ...
Charles
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L'éditeur
Aurore Auteuil ...
L'hôtesse accueil éditeur
Antoine Beaufils ...
Alexandre Demouthy
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Philippe Breton
Philippe Cacheux
Françoise Dubois ...
Hôtesse salon de coiffure
Denis Sylvain
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Louise, younger sister, natural and straightforward, lives in province; Martine, older sister, beautiful and aloof, lives in the Parisian upper middle class. Louise has written a novel. On Monday she will go for an appointment with a publisher in Paris, which may change her life. She comes to live with Martine for three days. During three days, Louise and her obvious happiness exasperate Martine and set her life in glares..... Written by Anonymous

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22 December 2004 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Jag och min syster  »

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Opening Weekend:

$1,341,556 (France) (7 January 2005)

Gross:

$7,045,943 (Europe) (14 January 2005)
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Trivia

Alexandra Leclère met Isabelle Huppert and offered her her script while she was waiting outside school for her youngest son. See more »

Quotes

Martine: Happiness, there's more to life than just that !
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Connections

Features The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Bedroom Dancing
(Phelim Byrne (as P. Byrne)/Matthew Hardwidge (as M. Hardwidge))
Performed by Day One
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silly or haughty?
22 January 2005 | by (Paris) – See all my reviews

This comedy of manners depicts too opposite sisters in a satire that is too crude and clichéd to be really moving. The Paris/province (rest of France)divide is a source of inspiration for many French comedies but the rotten humor and the engaging characters cannot make up for the very predictable plot.

Some moments are really funny though, there is a kind of tenderness in the caricatured portrait of each sister so all in all it's not such a bad try for a first film.

Eventually it's more a duel of two styles of acting, an encounter of 2 different actress with their own class. Not exactly a good film but a pleasant shot.


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