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The Man of My Life (2006)
"L'homme de sa vie" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  21 September 2007 (USA)
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On summer holiday in Provance, Frédéric meets Hugo and develops a powerful bond that threatens his family.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Bernard Campan ...
Frédéric
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Hugo
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Frédérique
Jacqueline Jehanneuf ...
Jacqueline
Eric Prat ...
Guillaume
Niels Lexcellent ...
Arthur
Anna Chalon ...
Capucine
Antonin Chalon ...
Mathieu
Léocadia Rodriguez Henocq ...
Jeanne (as Léocadia Rodriguez-Henocq)
Caroline Gonce ...
Ilse
Aurélie Guichard ...
Lucinda
Philippe Lefebvre ...
Benoît
Angie David ...
Anne-Sophie
Gabrielle Atger ...
Pauline
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On summer holiday in Provance, Frédéric meets Hugo and develops a powerful bond that threatens his family.

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Der Mann meines Lebens  »

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$2,991 (USA) (21 September 2007)

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$5,564 (USA) (28 September 2007)
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A Unique Subject, a Unique Point of View
16 February 2008 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

A lovely film about a somewhat-romantic friendship between a straight married man and a gay single guy. An interesting note is that this story was written and directed by a woman, Zabou Breitman. The dynamics between the men, more subtle and conversational than physical, allow us to learn more than if the issue of sex was raised quickly. The romance is not about sexual attraction, but the role people play in he life of the other that bring forth emotions. This is a rich film, combining philosophy with sensuality, whimsy with beauty. While the pace is slow, there are twists along the way, beautiful cinematography, humorous bursts and many believable characters to keep us interested. Well worth viewing.


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