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Twice Upon a Time (2006)

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Thirty years ago they were lovers. Their affair fascinated a nation. Louis was a director and Alice was his muse. Then came the breakup It too, was public and painful. They have not met ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Alice d'Abanville
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Louis Ruinard
Isabelle Nanty ...
Rageaud
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Lord Evelyn Gaylord
Simon Kunz ...
Randall
James Thierrée ...
Paul Gaylord (as James Thiérrée)
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Le maître de cérémonie du Battar
Raymond Bouchard ...
Gilbert Carrington
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Le docteur Trudeau
Julie du Page ...
Isabelle Carrington
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Le producteur
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Le crooner du BATTAR
Graham Valentine ...
Le maître d'hôtel du salon de thé
Christian Erickson ...
Richard
Ben Homewood ...
Kevin
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Thirty years ago they were lovers. Their affair fascinated a nation. Louis was a director and Alice was his muse. Then came the breakup It too, was public and painful. They have not met since. But Alice, who has established herself as a first lady of English theatre is asked to present Louis with a lifetime achievement award. She is married and has a son and a dog that snores....but the game is on again....delightfully. Written by johnno.r[at]xtra.co.nz

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8 November 2006 (France)  »

Also Known As:

De amor y desencuentro  »

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€7,990,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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A very funny film
10 October 2010 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

I really liked this film - I found it laugh-out-loud funny in parts, as it has a very quick wit to it. The casting cannot be faulted, the sets are perfect and of course the storyline is an elegant piece of entertaining fluff. I don't want to go into immense detail about the plot, as others have done (that's the ten line minimum rule I suspect)but there were some surprises. I didn't recall that the couple had been married as suggested in previous reviews, I had thought that they were lovers, but obviously I could be wrong. It was a rented DVD and absolutely worth it. If I get the chance, I might add it to my collection.


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