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Ugly Melanie (2008)

Vilaine (original title)
This is the story of too nice girl who one day decides to become evil. And who will find out it is not so easy to do wrong when you have always been nice.
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Mélanie Lupin
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Aurore Cahier
Pierre-François Martin-Laval ...
Martinez
Joséphine de Meaux ...
Blandine
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Innocent Drogba (as Thomas Ngijol)
Chantal Lauby ...
La mère de Mélanie
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Jessica
Gil Alma ...
Jonathan
Liliane Rovère ...
Grand-mère Mélanie
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Narrateur (voice)
Charles Meurisse ...
Aymeric
Eric Laugérias ...
Le policier 'éléphant'
Théo Ponce-Ludier ...
Le gamin aux fleurs
Léa Pelletant ...
La mère de Blandine
Isabelle Mazin ...
Madame Lepinsec
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This is the story of too nice girl who one day decides to become evil. And who will find out it is not so easy to do wrong when you have always been nice.

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They call her ugly. She's gonna act ugly.

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A funny film for all
4 October 2014 | by (Riehen, Switzerland) – See all my reviews

VILAINE is another funny film made in France. I have seen this film for the first time on a French cable TV. My wife was so excited after the end that she decided to buy quick the DVD.

The script is simply and there are many funny scenes where I laughed a lot with my family. Marilou Berry was great in this role but the other actors delivered a good job too.

This is a must see. I don't agree with the underrated votes on this site. It merits at least a solid 8 out 10.

If you liked it I recommend you RIEN A DECLARER, BIENVENU CHEZ LES CHTI's, LA PREMIERE ETOILE or L'ENQUETE CORSE.


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