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The Man of My Life (2006)

L'homme de sa vie (original title)
Unrated | | Drama | 21 September 2007 (USA)
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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Jeune homme Hugo
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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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Hugo: Qu'est-ce que tu fais là ? Pourquoi t'es venu ? Tu voulais me dire quelque chose ?
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Beautiful and engaging
16 November 2007 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This film is about a married man developing romantic feelings with a charming gay neighbour.

The plot is simple but special. It is striking that the plot blurs the distinction between homosexuality and heterosexuality. The main character, Frédéric, is heterosexual but develops feelings for a man. Hugo, on the other hand, is homosexual but is revealed to have a child. It's a good way to say that love has no boundaries.

The way Frédéric develops feelings for Hugo is beautiful. The gradual disintegration of Frédéric's marriage is portrayed well, and Frédérique's desperation in the end of the film is palpable. This film is beautiful and engaging. It deserves to be viewed by more people.


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