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La tête de maman (2007)

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
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Antoine Gotchac
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Jane
Sarah Cohen-Hadria ...
Clara
Arthur Ligerot ...
Simon
Suzy Falk ...
Mamie
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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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28 March 2007 (France)  »

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Glowa mamusi  »

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Marcia Baila
Written by Catherine Ringer et Fred Chichin
Performed by Les Rita Mitsouko
from the album "Rita Mitsouko" (april 1984)
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The Two Faces Of Lulu
9 April 2007 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Carine Tardieu has turned out a gently enigmatic film of the kind that used to be called a 'woman's picture'. The protagonist Lucille, known as Lulu is first seen in a pre-credit sequence fighting in a school playground and looking about ten or twelve whilst a short time later she is seen at the wheel of the family car with her parents as passengers. Half the time she is fairly plain with slightly crooked teeth and at others she is radiant with perfect teeth. Her mother, Karin Viard, is loaded with inertia and permanently depressed and has been so for most of Lulu's life so when Lulu stumbles on a set of photos and a home movie showing a radiant Viard in love - but not with her husband - Lulu decides to track down the lover and bring him back into her mother's life. As another person has noted there are several questions that could use answers but on the whole it's a charming little film very much in the French style.


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