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Charlie Says (2006)

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The seemingly separate lives of a group of men intersect entwining the fates of each of them over the course of a week.

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Jean-Louis Bertagnat
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Serge
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Pierre
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Joss
Patrick Pineau ...
Mathieu
Arnaud Valois ...
Adrien
Ferdinand Martin ...
Charlie
Minna Haapkylä ...
Nora
Sophie Cattani ...
Séverine
Philippe Lefebvre ...
Pierre-Yves
Philippe Magnan ...
Ricordi
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Mo
Jérôme Robart ...
Ballhaus
Valérie Benguigui ...
La mère de Charlie
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Thierry
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The seemingly separate lives of a group of men intersect entwining the fates of each of them over the course of a week.

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On dit que chaque homme une fois dans sa vie rencontre son histoire. [It is said that once in a lifetime every man faces his past.] See more »

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A flat movie, like a flat tire
23 August 2006 | by (France) – See all my reviews

The choral film genre is pretty difficult to make. The script needs to be very sharp to justify such a choice. Here, it only is an excuse to see different actors playing different characters, with one main theme in common: loneliness.

First problem: all the actor are not so good: Vincent Lindon is, in my opinion, really bad like usual; Bacri is, as usual, really great; Pooelveorde is funny, but that's all, and the other's are OK.

Second problem: the systematization of the film making. Garcia shoot in 2.35, a choice I cannot understand for that kind of movie. She alternates "low-fi" movement and stabilized, clean pan, but empty.

Third problem: a terrible use of the music. They are totally inappropriate, and their use are useless.


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