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A Simple Heart (2008)

Un coeur simple (original title)
Unable to forget her first love, Félicité, a simple and kind maid, devotes herself completely to her new master, Mathilde Aubain. As the passing of time doesn't heal her wounds, she gives ... See full summary »

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(adaptation), (freely inspired by the novel by: "Un Coeur Simple [Trois Contes]")
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Mathilde Aubain
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Patrick Pineau ...
Liébard
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Frédéric
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Nastasie - la soeur de Félicité
Louise Orry-Diquéro ...
Clémence Aubain 9-11 ans
Melissa Dima ...
Clémence Aubain à 4 ans
Antoine Olivera ...
Paul Aubain à 8 ans
Romain Scheiner ...
Victor enfant
Jean Senejoux ...
Paul Aubain 13-15 ans
Marthe Guerin ...
Clémence Aubain à 15 ans (as Marthe Guérin)
Michaël Abiteboul ...
Fabu
Nicolas Bonnefoy ...
Le copain de Théodore
Bruno Blairet ...
Le prêtre
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Unable to forget her first love, Félicité, a simple and kind maid, devotes herself completely to her new master, Mathilde Aubain. As the passing of time doesn't heal her wounds, she gives love to all those who surround her: Mathilde's children, her nephew Victor. But fate seems to always deny her from any love in return. Still she tries to find someone who'll accept her unconditional love. Written by Anonymous

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Marion Laine's first theatrical feature film. See more »

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Remake of A Simple Heart (1977) See more »

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request for Videotape or DVD of either of two versions of the novella
11 August 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Reading the single review of the Bonnaire film excites my desire to obtain same (as well as the earlier version of the novella with Joe Dallesandro, filmed in 1977). Is it possible to purchase a copy anywhere, Netflix,Amazon, E-Bay, etc.? The other stars in the Joe Dallesandro version are high-quality: Alida Valli ("The Third Man"); Tina Aumont ("Fellini's Casanova"); Adriana Asti (Bernardo Bertolucci's "Before the Revolution" - "Prima della rivoluzione"); Pierangelo Civera ("The Conformist"); Elvira Cortese ("Conversation Piece"); Jole Silvani (Fellini's "The White Sheik".... There are all top-drawer actors, some of whom are now demised seeing as this version of the Flaubert was filmed in 1977. Hopefully, a copy can be gotten somewhere Region two or otherwise.


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