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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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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)  »

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De amor y desencuentro  »

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€7,990,000 (estimated)
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A mix of french and British humor
23 January 2008 | by (France/Spain) – See all my reviews

I really want to see this film because of Jean Rochefort, I think he's a fantastic actor, and in this play he can play as a very angry man or as a man really in love. Charlotte Rampling plays in the same way from very angry and violent to very passionate. I think that the fact that the film shows the two faces of the characters makes it very interesting and amusing.

The gags in the film come from the British and the french humor, actually I love both, so a film which has them, couldn't be boring.

The rest of the cast is fine, with a lovely English accent, and from the french part: Isabelle Nanty, who is well-known in France, she usually plays in comedies but characters who have different qualities.

sorry for my English, but I really recommend the film to people who like British and french gags.


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