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French Film (2008)

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

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Bowler
Benjamin Bellecour ...
Young Parisian Man
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Jed
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Young Parisian Woman
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Cafe customer
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
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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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31 August 2010 (USA)  »

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£500,000 (estimated)
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References Dekalog (1989) See more »

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Alone In The Make Out Room
Written by Stevens Adams, Jay Williams, Mike Roman, Gavin Johnson and Pinoy Gir
Performed by The Broken Family Band featuring Pinoy Gir
Published by Mute Songs Ltd
Courtesy of Track and Field Records
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Light Harted Indulgence
3 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What starts out as a frustrating to watch romantic comedy grew on me as I realized that the frustration was from a sensation of intensely identifying with the story.

Sure it is a bit wordy and perhaps navel, but so are we. In our intellectual approach to living our so called perfect urban lives. Hugh Bonneville is funny and believable and the character I gravitated towards. Eric Cantona is a bit stiff, but pulls of the role and the chicks love him.

This will play best with 30 something women as a hangover pull your feet up, giggle and reflect kind of film.


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