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Alex (Jean-Paul Rouve) feels as if he's sitting on top of the world -- he's enjoying a successful career as a writer, and he's in love with a beautiful woman, Laeticia (Melanie Doutey) who seems to be just as infatuated with him. But as Alex's romance with Melanie progresses, she gently but firmly insists on a more permanent relationship, and asks him to move in with her. Commitment-phobic Alex is convinced this is the first step towards marriage, and insists on keeping his own flat. Running out of excuses, Alex persuades his agent Jacques (Kad Merad) to feign depression and move in with him, but Laeticia isn't buying Alex's angel-of-mercy act and finally lays down the law -- either they move in together or she's going to leave him. Written by
This is arguably the perfect film for this time of year. Boy Meets Girl, Boy Gets Girl ... well, you know the sort of thing. Despite racking up about sixty films between them neither of the leads is really known outside France; Jean-Paul Rouve had a small role - a postman - in A Very Long Engagement and in the film he made before this he was Edith Piaf's father in La Mome but neither role marked him out as a romantic lead and his features do nothing to help. Melanie Doutey on the other hand IS a looker and may best be described as an Auèdrey Tautou lookalike with backbone. In terms of story what can I tell you; they meet, have a relationship, part and you don't need to know the rest except for some reason it's the second romantic comedy currently playing the salles in Paris where the ending takes place in Manhattan. If feel-good is your thing, go see; you'll feel good. Trust me, I'm a play doctor.
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