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 »
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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
Don't Worry, I'm Fine is a relatively simple film, but it soars thanks entirely to Melanie Laurent's revelatory performance. The film is about this young woman's struggle to go from being entirely dependent on others to learning how to rely on herself and be her own woman, and along the way Laurent goes through the darkest stages of depression and finds happiness. She keeps us with her the entire time, our heart hurting when her's does and our spirits lifting right with her. The kind of emotion that she digs into and pulls out is rare to see in film these days, but she is at the peak of the acting world. The way she emotes her struggle is wrenching and very empathetic. As a whole the film doesn't have a lot going for it, it sticks pretty close to it's one theme and goes with it, but at the end of the day it's a character piece that finds it's strength in Laurent's extraordinary work here.
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