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La tête de maman (2007)

 -  Drama  -  28 March 2007 (France)
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Lulu is 15 years old, living in an idealized French countryside with her parents. Her mother has been depressed and sickly as far back as she can remember, a state which is about to be ... See full summary »

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Juliette 'Juju' Gotchac
Chloé Coulloud ...
Lucille 'Lulu' Gotchac
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Jacques Charlot
Pascal Elbé ...
Antoine Gotchac
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Jane
Sarah Cohen-Hadria ...
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Arthur Ligerot ...
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Suzy Falk ...
Mamie
Jérôme Kircher ...
Frédéric 'Fred' Pénéard
Nanou Garcia ...
Louisa
Danielle Hugues ...
L'herboriste (as Danièle Hugues)
Abbes Zahmani ...
Docteur Malik Kasmi
Christophe Rossignon ...
Christophe - le patron du café Au Zoo minéral
Alexandre Fogelmann ...
Jacques Charlot jeune
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Lulu is 15 years old, living in an idealized French countryside with her parents. Her mother has been depressed and sickly as far back as she can remember, a state which is about to be challenged by a Lulu who slips slowly into young adulthood. The real trigger occurs when Lulu stumbles on an old picture of her mother, where she's radiant, and Lulu realizes something must have happened along the way. Her second thought, being the entrepreneurial type that she is, is it may also be the route to get her back. A two generational first-love tale unfolds with Lulu at the helm. Written by AnonymousB

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Words and Music by Serge Gainsbourg
Performed by Jane Birkin
from the album "Doo di dah" (1973)
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Slightly Implausible though fairly original
3 April 2007 | by (Ile-de-France / Paris Region, France) – See all my reviews

A young 15 year old girl seeks to find out why her mother is so sullen and eventually discovers via an old photo and ciné film that since a failed love of her youth, she has never been the same. The young lady manages to find the mother's ex boyfriend, who is a vet in a zoo, and subtly arranges for the two to meet. Of course the ex boyfriend has aged somewhat and lost the central part of his hair, nevertheless she recognizes him though he does not recognize her. Parallel to this, they mother discovers that she is seriously ill. The story is quite original, though implausible. The lady's relationship with her husband ( who is the father of her child ) is not clear and not studied in enough depth. We don't learn why she is not happy with him, indeed whether she is really unhappy with him or just indifferent. The young lady also has a peculiar relationship with the actress Jane Birkin who serves as a model and spiritual guide for her and does actually appear in the film but there is some conjecture as to whether she is really there or a mere figment of the young lady's imagination. The relationship between the mother and her husband, when the latter discovers that she has met up again with her first love is unclear and ill defined. He does not seem to react at all and this is not plausible. The mother's illness intervenes and becomes important towards the end of the film. The ex boyfriend decides it is time for him to leave her and pursue his life. What becomes of the mother we don't know. Basically, the ending is left hanging in the air and is a disappointment and there is a distinct impression that the director was at loss how to terminate her film, even though the whole affair had started out on a good and original idea. Worth watching then for the performances, some of the humour is distinctly dubious and scatological, something probably designed for the French market, but don't expect a coherent and nicely sealed ending.


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