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Let's Talk About the Rain (2008)
"Parlez-moi de la pluie" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  18 June 2010 (USA)
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Agnes Jaoui plays a local political candidate Agathe Villanova, who returns to her childhood home in the south of France in order to help her sister Florence (Pascale Arbillot) sort through... See full summary »

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Agathe Villanova
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Michel Ronsard
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Karim
Pascale Arbillot ...
Florence
Guillaume de Tonquedec ...
Stéphane
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Antoine
Mimouna Hadji ...
Mimouna
Florence Loiret Caille ...
Aurélie (as Florence Loiret-Caille)
Anne Werner ...
Séverine
Laurent Jarroir ...
Guillaume
Jean-Claude Baudracco ...
Ernest, le paysan 1
Luc Palun ...
Didier, le paysan 2
Marc Betton ...
Horowitz, le producteur
François Gédigier ...
Le monteur
Bernard Nissile ...
L'homme du baptême (as Bernard Nissille)
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Agnes Jaoui plays a local political candidate Agathe Villanova, who returns to her childhood home in the south of France in order to help her sister Florence (Pascale Arbillot) sort through their recently deceased mother's belongings. While she's there, the son (Jamel Debbouze as Karim) of family maid (Mimouna Hadji) takes advantage of her presence and attempts to interview her as part of a documentary about successful women that he's undertaken with his film school teacher, Michel (co-writer Jean-Pierre Bacri). However, Michel's intentions aren't quite what they seem, as he's having an affair with Florence and hoping to persuade her to leave her husband. Meanwhile, Karim finds his own marriage threatened when his attractive hotel co-worker (Florence Loiret-Caille) declares an interest in him. Written by Anonymous

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$15,660 (USA) (25 June 2010)

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$106,093 (USA) (6 August 2010)
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A very disappointing film from Jaoui and Bacri
23 October 2008 | by (London) – See all my reviews

Agnes Jaoui's films 'Le Gout des autres' and 'Comme une image' are among my favourites of contemporary French cinema. They're smart, well-written, understated comedies that get right under the skin of middle class relationships and neuroses. As such, this, her latest, is an enormous disappointment. The humour is forced and the characters are under-drawn - what is a relatively short movie felt very long indeed. The subtlety of Jaoui's previous films was completely missing - it's as if she's aiming for a much broader audience. Fatally, almost all of the characters are completely unsympathetic - the one exception is an old North African woman played by Mimouna Hadji. I really couldn't care less about these people, their failing relationships or their political ambitions because they just didn't ring true. I suspect that this is a film that will find a limited audience outside France.


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