MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 24,165 this week

Modern Love (2008)

5.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.4/10 from 212 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 1 critic

Add a Plot

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 457 titles
created 14 Aug 2011
 
a list of 3686 titles
created 08 Nov 2011
 
a list of 29 titles
created 16 Mar 2012
 
a list of 978 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 21 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Modern Love" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Modern Love (2008)

Modern Love (2008) on IMDb 5.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Modern Love.
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Marianne
...
Vincent
...
Elsa
Pierre-François Martin-Laval ...
Eric
...
Marie
...
Jérôme
Mélanie Bernier ...
Anne
Valérie Karsenti ...
Laure
...
Olivier
...
François
Thomas Jouannet ...
Victor
Eric Naggar ...
Charles
Maï Anh Le ...
Kim
Raphaëlle Agogué ...
Sasha
Annie Grégorio ...
La prof d'espagnol
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 March 2008 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Modern Love  »

Box Office

Budget:

€5,269,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Bérénice Bejo's character, Elsa, was originally supposed to practice swimming. It was the actress' idea that she should have practiced boxing instead. See more »

Connections

References Pretty Woman (1990) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Love is not like in the movies
26 March 2008 | by (Grenoble, France) – See all my reviews

Modern Love is a slightly odd format of a film within a film, which some might find disturbing, or contrived. The sub-film: Modern Love features the ever excellent but sadly underutilized Alexandra Lamy (Marianne) gets off to a bad start with gallery director and Brad Pitt look alike Stéphane Rousseau (Vincent) but everything works out "just like in the movies" in the end. Highlights are Vincent's knight on white charger rescue of Lamy at the altar and the excellent duet sung in sign language - a classic piece of cinema.

In the real world things are not so easy as we followed the tangled lives of cute but boyish Bérénice Bejo (Elsa) Stéphane Debac (Jérôme), France's fairytale princess the Duchess of Savoy Clotilde Courau (Marie) who anglophones will probably know from Piaf and Pierre-François Martin-Laval (Eric). Eric is the author of the film within the film but is brutally dumped by Courau before a brief encounter with Bejo.

There is a funny sequence at a Party where Bejo meets Debac who is her ideal man (doesn't like football, good looking, sensitive, improbably lives on a boat in the center of Paris). It is obvious to the viewer that we are not in Kansas, Toto but Bejo manages to dig a deep hole. However in the end no-one in the "real world" really ends up happy.

All very gallic, in the end one wishes for more of the musical escapism of Lamy and Rousseau.


3 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Modern Love (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?