Back from a holiday in Spain, Lili, 19, finds that Loïc, her twin brother, has left the house following a row with their father. She disapproves of her parents' apparently light attitude ... See full summary »
A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.
Thomas Bo Larsen,
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Back from a holiday in Spain, Lili, 19, finds that Loïc, her twin brother, has left the house following a row with their father. She disapproves of her parents' apparently light attitude and is particularly shocked by her father's reluctance to even talk about the event. Lili desperately waits for a phone call from Loïc but her brother shows no sign of life. It is not long before Lili falls into depression and her condition quickly deteriorates. She won't eat anymore and is about to die when, at long last, a postcard written and sent by Loïc brings her back to life... Written by
I was given this movie and did not know anything about it. I have been very touched by the story. The actors are very good in their roles and don't overact. The film was quite hard sometimes however it really shows how strong the family links between brothers and sisters can be. The relationship between Lili and Grenouille is also full of reality. It is hard sometimes to understand how the father react to the cruel words read by his daughter on the cards she received but it is his way to protect her and it is a very noble act. Melanie Laurent is a little rising star for the french cinema. I really advise you to see this movie as it is a beautiful one.
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