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

Unrated  |   |  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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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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Playful camera, beautiful cinematography and great editing combine to make this a superb film
30 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Summer somewhere in France. A couple and their young son invite family and friends to enjoy a warm rural holiday at their old but comfortable summer house. A neighbor, a middle-aged single man, is invited to join the first night's outdoor party. It is quickly revealed that the man is gay. He and the husband start a tentative friendship. How far will it go?

Beyond the apparently simple plot line, what struck me about this film were the visual aspects. A playful camera delights us with unconventional angles, framing, superpositions and transitions. Combining beautiful cinematography and great editing, the end result is a superb film. The tango music is icing on the cake.


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