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Frontier of the Dawn (2008)

La frontière de l'aube (original title)
A celebrity is caught by her husband with a young lover. She ends the relationship, but slowly goes insane.

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François
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Carole
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Ève
Olivier Massart ...
Le père d'Eve
Jérôme Robart ...
Copain de François 1
Emmanuel Broche ...
Copain de François 2
Cédric Vieira ...
Copain de François 3
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Ami de Carole 1
Vladislav Galard ...
Ami de Carole 2
Julie Pouillon ...
Amie de Carole 3
Stanislas Stanic ...
Le comédien français
Eric Rulliat ...
Le mari de Carole
Marion Mitterhammer ...
Une patiente
Éric Seigne ...
Médecin 1
Olivier Lidove ...
Médecin 2
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A celebrity is caught by her husband with a young lover. She ends the relationship, but slowly goes insane.

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Frontier of Dawn  »

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Return of a genre? Fantastic!
4 January 2009 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

Enormous responsibility : I'm the first to write for a movie awfully rated by those who took the pain to give a note.

Last Philippe Garrel's opus, "La Frontière de l'aube" has been booed at Cannes Festival. Can we see it as some homage vice rendered to virtue? I shall.

Enough for the official reception.

I won't make it too long to deliver my vision of this movie. In a delicate, dreamy, precise, sensitive way, Philippe Garrel has been giving new "lettres de noblesse" to the genre "fantastique".

The cast is worth it. Laura Smet shows that maturing can be a blessing for a young woman born in the show business. Her performance is simply outstanding. And director Philippe Garrel gave his best role to Louis, his talented son, often lost in over-written parts under Christophe Honoré's guidance


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