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Paul
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Joana Preiss ...
Anna
Guy Marchand ...
Mirko, le père
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La mère
Alice Butaud ...
Alice
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La fille en scooter
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La fille qui croit qu'il va pleuvoir
Annabelle Hettmann ...
La fille dans la vitrine
Mathieu Funck-Brentano ...
Le garçon à la cigarette
Lou Rambert-Preiss ...
Loup
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Anna has just left Paul who, annihilated by the separation, moves back with his father in Paris. His younger brother Jonathan, a casual student, still lives in his father's apartment and spends most of his time womanizing and fooling around. But what this apparent lightness conceals is a deep wound. Jonathan, in fact, has never been able to overcome the death of his beloved sister. Meanwhile Paul sinks into depression... Written by Guy Bellinger

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€1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,231 (USA) (10 August 2007)

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$63,049 (USA) (28 September 2007)
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In one scene of the film, where Jonathan walks in front of the cinema, two movie posters are shown. One is for A History of Violence (2005), a film which was also released in cinemas in France via the same distributor as this film. The other is for Last Days (2005) starring Michael Pitt, who co-starred with Louis Garrel in The Dreamers (2003). See more »

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Paul: So we're out of love?
Anna: Yes, Paul, we are.
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References Forty Guns (1957) See more »

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Avant la haine
Music and Lyrics by Alex Beaupain
Performed by Romain Duris and Joana Preiss
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Great performances
15 June 2006 | by (France) – See all my reviews

I saw many movies in Cannes last month and this was one of them. I was impressed by the performances of leads Romain Duris and Louis Garrel, who play brothers. Garrel narrates the story of his brother Duris who leaves Paris to live in the province with his girlfriend and her son.

I saw director Christophe Honoré's last movie Ma mère starring the always great Isabelle Huppert also in Cannes two years ago and was very disappointed, even if I liked all the actors in that movie. However, this was a much better developed movie that shows more promise. Dans Paris also reunites two actors from that last movie of Honoré, Louis Garrel and Joanna Preiss.

The influence of New Wave director Truffaut is obvious and sometimes, Louis Garrel reminded me of a young Antoine Doinel (Jean-Pierre Léaud). What I liked the most about this movie is that the plot is not like the typical Hollywood movie. It is about the emotions and relations of these brothers, their father and the other people in their lives. It will come out in France in October. I hope it shows in other countries too, because it is a worthy film. Maybe in the states it will come out on DVD at least.


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