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Roman de gare (2007)

R  |   |  Drama  |  23 May 2008 (USA)
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A popular novelist researches unlikely sources to find characters for her next bestseller.

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Pierre Laclos / Louis
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Florence, la soeur
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La mère d'Huguette
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Boris Ventura-Diaz ...
Alain (as Boris Ventura Diaz)
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Le propriétaire du vignoble
Thomas Le Douarec
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Eve Bitoun
Rebecca Blanc
Jérôme Cachon
Marie-Victoire Debré
Eric Delcourt
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Paul
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The successful novelist Judith Ralitzer is interrogated in the police station about the disappearance of her ghost-writer. A serial-killer escapes from a prison in Paris. A missing school teacher leaves his wife and children. In the road, the annoying and stressed hairdresser Hughette is left in a gas station by her fiancé Paul while driving to the poor farm of her family in the country. A mysterious man offers a ride to her and she invites him to assume the identity of Paul during 24 hours to not disappoint her mother. Who might be the unknown man and what is real and what is fiction? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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$25,484 (USA) (25 April 2008)

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$1,851,114 (USA) (12 September 2008)
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Two Perfect Crimes
15 June 2008 | by (Dallas, Texas) – See all my reviews

Greetings again from the darkness. Excellent bit of storytelling and film-making from French master Claude Lelouche. This one has a bit of trickery in its approach and will force you to pay attention to details as you get the story and characters straight.

With some similarities (but not quite at the level of) "Swimming Pool", this one crawls inside the mind of a novelist and we are treated to quite a ride! Magicians, Serial Killers, Runaway husbands, Suicide, Murder, Romantic affairs, Pig slaughter, Family quarrels ... well you get the idea. This one has much to offer and will keep your attention as you attempt to assemble all the pieces.

Very strong acting from Dominique Pinon as Laclos. Pinon is not in the Hollywood tradition of leading men, but he is fascinating to behold. Myriam Boyer as the female lead is very strong in her less than balanced character who tries desperately to please her mother. Fanny Ardant has the pivotal role of the famous novelist, Judith Ralitzer, whose next novel brings all the characters to the cross tracks.

If you enjoy a complicated, multi-faceted story line and some offbeat characters, then you will probably find the same level of enjoyment that I found.


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