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Love Songs (2007)
"Les chansons d'amour" (original title)

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A musical interpretation of three lovers living in Paris.

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Julie's boyfriend Ismaël lives with her; rather than worry about the time he spends with his colleague Alice, Julie invites Alice to join them. The three walk the streets of Paris, party, read, and sleep together. Sometimes it's lighthearted, sometimes there are jealousies. Then death strikes. In various ways, those left come to terms with the departure and absence of a loved one: showing concern, eating together, attempting new relationships, trying to "be there" for the other. Then, the spirit returns and new commitments are possible. The romantic elements of musical comedy play in contrast to the ambivalence of the lyrics and the story. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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23 May 2007 (France)  »

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$20,488 (USA) (21 March 2008)

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$103,970 (USA) (27 June 2008)
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Many dialogs were inspired by Adam Thirlwell's first novel "Politics", which Clotilde Hesme's character reads during the bed scene. See more »

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Ismaël Bénoliel: Je suis très mélancolique.
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Je n'aime que toi
Written by Alex Beaupain
Performed by Ludivine Sagnier, Louis Garrel, and Clotilde Hesme
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Love and Death in 2007 France

Just out of the theatre, I would like to share my impressions about "Les Chansons d'Amour".

This movie is a rare jewel which is even more precious as France is changing so quickly at the moment. It reminds us that, at the end of the day, we are the only ones able to chose our own lives if not death. Actors and actresses are just perfect. Brigitte Rouan and Chiara Mastroiani in particular make you believe in a very vivid way that this French family exists somewhere.

I don't want to say anything about the storyline which is so moving. I began to cry at the first picture in black and white which... but I'd better stop right here.

I'm glad I bought the cd, I'm going to listen to it all evening.

I am so happy that such a movie exists.

Thank you (again) Christophe Honoré.


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