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Cold Showers (2005)

Douches froides (original title)
The story of three teenagers: a beautiful girl, Vanessa, and two boys, Mickael and Clement, one rich, one poor. The story of Mickael - judo fanatic and doomed lover - and his parents, both ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Johan Libéreau ...
Mickael
Salomé Stévenin ...
Vanessa
Florence Thomassin ...
Annie
Jean-Philippe Écoffey ...
Gérard
Claire Nebout ...
Mathilde Steiner
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Louis Steiner
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Clément
Denis Falgoux ...
Philippe
Magali Woch ...
Natacha
Camille Japy ...
Isabelle
Dominique Cabrera ...
L'infirmière
Steve Tran ...
Tranh, -66 kg
Olivier Dote-Doevi ...
Xavier, -81 kg
Yoann Monjal ...
Arnaud, -90 kg
Benoît Bourse ...
Bruno, +90 kg
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The story of three teenagers: a beautiful girl, Vanessa, and two boys, Mickael and Clement, one rich, one poor. The story of Mickael - judo fanatic and doomed lover - and his parents, both convinced that the sky will one day come crashing down on their heads, and both more than able to cope when it does. Blackly comic, brutally funny, heartbreaking, truthful. A tragi-comedy. About happiness and hardship, sex, luck and catastrophe. Written by wild bunch

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I hate the cutting room table!
23 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I would have gave this movie a 10 without a doubt. However,I hate the cutting room table! I'm sure if this movie was shown without being chopped up it would have been perfect! Don't get me wrong, I like this movie very much. What I hated was the fact I did know how Mickael went from hitting his girlfriend in the face to crying because she didn't want him sexually in store dressing room? I mean what happened from one point to the other? Is it on the cutting room floor? I would like to see this movie without the over cutting. Or see a remake of it with American actors.

Over all the movie is well acted. You can feel the strong friendship between Mickael and Clement. As a matter of fact I'm surprised that the two did not make love with each other without the girl from the way they play together. If anyone ever had, or have a best friend and a lover. And you and the best friend shared your lover; you can fill in the blanks that is missing from this movie. If you never did such a thing you most likely will feel that the situation is unreal.


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