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To Paint or Make Love (2005)

Peindre ou faire l'amour (original title)
An affluent, middle-aged couple's uneventful lives are forever changed when they move into an isolated house in the country and befriend an odd, younger couple.
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Madeleine Lasserre
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William Lasserre
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Eva
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Adam
Hélène de Saint-Père ...
Julie
Philippe Katerine ...
Mathieu
Sabine Haudepin ...
Suzanne
Roger Miremont ...
Roger
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Michel
Marie-Pierre Chaix ...
Annick
Florence Loiret Caille ...
Élise (as Florence Loiret-Caille)
Thiago Telès ...
Joao
Philippe Suner
Cécile Reigher
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Henri Behar-Thinières
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An affluent, middle-aged couple's uneventful lives are forever changed when they move into an isolated house in the country and befriend an odd, younger couple.

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a 50 something couple has a new look at life

I went to see it unexpectedly yesterday evening. It's absolutely amazing. For all of us 30, 40, 50 somethings out there, it's a real breath of fresh air. Sabine Azema never looked so stunning (to say the least!). The appearance of Philippe Katerine at the end as well as scores from Jacques Brel (an incredible echo at the moment when they play "Les Marquises" made me cry straight away). Even Daniel Auteuil whom I really don't like most of the time plays well here, as well as all the other actors. I would advise all of you to go and see it if you'd like to follow Borges' advice :"wash your eyes between each looks". It's what this movie will allow you to do, no more, no less.


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