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Love Songs (2007)

Les chansons d'amour (original title)
Unrated | | Drama, Musical, Romance | 23 May 2007 (France)
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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Drama | Musical | Romance

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

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$103,970 (USA) (27 June 2008)
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The titles of the three chapters in the movie "Le départ", "L'absence", "Le retour" are the same as in the movie "Les parapluies de Cherbourg" See more »

Quotes

Ismaël Bénoliel: Je suis très mélancolique.
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Featured in La bisexualite: Tout un art? (2010) See more »

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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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Life changing
10 December 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

One of the most beautiful moving movies I have seen in ages.

I had to watch it again again and again.

I do not want to give away too much of the story, It starts with a menage a trois in 21 first century Paris.

A major event happening at the very beginning and the movie is about how a whole family is coping or rather not coping.

Beautiful lyrics great music great acting.

It reminded me of Les Parapluies de Cherbourg in some parts.

It just blows your mind.

Bravo!


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