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Le premier jour du reste de ta vie (2008)

Five key days in a family's life.

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Five key days in a family's life.

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23 July 2008 (France)  »

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Sweet, human, funny and touching
23 April 2014 | by (US) – See all my reviews

Sweet, human, funny and touching, this portrait of 5 key moments in a families life may not dive as deep as some films into the complexity of 'family', but makes up for it by reminding us that families – for all their flaws and pettiness and hurts – are also wonderful and important and, if we're lucky, full of love.

Remi Bezancon manages to make this argument without falling into too much sappiness. The acting is generally excellent, and the film has a knack for catching all those small details in our lives that eventually add up to larger, more important ones.

Not a masterpiece, but a lovely and very heartfelt and enjoyable film.


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