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A comedy about how French and English cultures differ in their attitudes on relationships.

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Benjamin Bellecour ...
Young Parisian Man
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Jed
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Young Parisian Woman
Marie-Gaëlle Cals ...
French Apartment Woman
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Thierry Grimandi
Nichola Christie ...
Counselling Woman
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Bike Thief
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Alain
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Sophie
Jose Estudillo ...
Irate Postman
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Cheryl
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Marcus
David Matthews ...
Counselling Man
Henry Maynard ...
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Jed prepares to interview French cineaste and self-appointed expert on the nature of love - Thierry Grimandi. The worldly and somewhat jaded Jed is dead-set on dismissing the auteur's musings as pompous and, well French, until his own relationship with Cheryl starts to fall apart and he is forced to re-evaluate the illusive subject. Soon everyone is talking about love: his relationship counselor, drinking buddy Marcus and Marcus' girlfriend SophieBeginnings, endings, tricks...could the French be on to something? Written by Anonymous

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Could it be that French is the true language of love?

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Entertaining Light Comedy about Love!
7 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Hugh Bonneville plays a reporter who will interview a French film director whose best works are about love films between men and women. He has been with the same woman, his girlfriend for 10 years and she doesn't want to marry him. His best male friend has reunited with an old girlfriend but is still involved with somebody else/ The film is about the British traditional view of relationships against the French film versions of love and romance. The acting is first rate with co-stars Victoria Hamilton and Ann-Marie Duff. This film was made for British audiences. I was lucky to have got and see only half of it because my DVD copy (I bought it from Blockbuster) at a discount rate before the store closed forever. I would like to know what happened in the end to all of them.


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