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Borderline (2008)

 -  Drama  -  8 February 2008 (Canada)
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An erotic drama about a woman facing her 30th birthday who looks back at her life growing-up with her grandmother, crazy mother and her over-indulgence with men, sex and alcohol.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Isabelle Blais ...
Kiki (20 & 30 years old)
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Tcheky
Angèle Coutu ...
Mémé
Sylvie Drapeau ...
Mère de Kiki / Kiki's Mother
Laurence Carbonneau ...
Kiki - 10 years old
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Mikael Robin
Marie-Chantal Perron ...
Caroline
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Eric
Hubert Proulx ...
Antoine
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Hortense Bamas ...
Élève Céline / Student Celine
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Amant
Marc Beaupré ...
Père de Kiki
Sandrine Bisson ...
Fille DASA #2 / DASA girl #2
Valérie Blais ...
Isabelle
Marie Charlebois ...
Aline, travailleuse sociale
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An erotic drama about a woman facing her 30th birthday who looks back at her life growing-up with her grandmother, crazy mother and her over-indulgence with men, sex and alcohol.

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8 February 2008 (Canada)  »

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Borderline - Kikis Story  »

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Kiki's life

Lyne Charlebois has given us an absorbing study of a young woman who feels the wrongs done her by her mother, and society in general, very intensely. Kiki's like a live wire: touch her and you'll get a nasty shock. She keeps a middle-aged man captive to her emotional extremes. Tcheky is married but can't get enough of Kiki's wildness. Mikael (played very winningly by Pierre-Luc Brilliant) is a healthy alternative to Tcheky, but Kiki has difficulty understanding this. This is one of the few recent films that deals convincingly with psychosis--in this case, borderline disorder.

Isabelle Blais has what it takes to establish herself on the international film scene. I thought of Marie-Josee Croze as I watched her, she has the same skill of inhabiting her character. Angele Coutu as the grandmother had some effective scenes as the stable member of the family.


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