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Mark of an Angel (2008)
"L'empreinte de l'ange" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  13 August 2008 (France)
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Elsa, a woman with a long history of depression in the midst of a divorce from her husband of 12 years develops an obsession with a seven year old girl she sees at a birthday party when she... See full summary »

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Elsa Valentin
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Claire Vigneaux
Wladimir Yordanoff ...
Bernard Vigneaux
Antoine Chappey ...
Antoine
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Alain Valentin
Michèle Moretti ...
Colette
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Laurence
Geneviève Rey-Penchenat ...
Mme Corlet
Héloïse Cunin ...
Lola
Arthur Vaughan-Whitehead ...
Thomas
Zacharie Chasseriaud ...
Jérémy
Mehdi Nebbou ...
Le policier (as Jérémie Nebbou)
Marie-Julie Baup ...
L'infirmière
Pascal Elso ...
L'homme du bar
Isabelle Siou ...
Une amie
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Elsa, a woman with a long history of depression in the midst of a divorce from her husband of 12 years develops an obsession with a seven year old girl she sees at a birthday party when she comes to pick up her son Thomas. Determined to find out more about the girl, Elsa uses Thomas as a way into the girl's family by aiding to develop a friendship between Thomas and the girl's brother Jeremy so that in turn Elsa can then befriend the girl's mother Claire. She uses Thomas more and more in her pursuit of this obsession telling her employer and fellow employees that Thomas is seriously ill so that she can run off watch the girl (Lola) wherever she goes. Elsa even tells her parents lies that she is going out with a friend so they will baby-sit so Elsa can even go as far as hiding in the bushes outside of Lola's house and watching her at night. At first Claire doesn't suspect anything but gradually notices that Elsa is paying too much attention to Lola and confronts Elsa. Elsa in turn ... Written by Michelle

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A crime that there is no US DVD of this title...it's awesome!
15 October 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's rare that you go into a movie aware of a sort-of familiar story (and this one, though true, is up with the Top 10 Lifetime plots), and a sort-of familiar genre and come out of the theater dazed at the uniquely transfixing experience you just had. Angel of Mine is one of those experiences.

I really admired the way this film takes you down certain familiar paths (is it going to be a tearjerker like "The Notebook", a psycho-stalker like "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle") and then detours you completely. No, Angel of Mine is not in the same kind of "anything for a cheap rise" league.

Catherine Frot and Sandrine Bonnair are always stunning but they work a kind of intuitive magic here. Indeed, the most electrifying moments between the two occur when they're being silent together.

The photography is elegiac, the score poignant, the direction lucid and transparent.

Get it out on Region 1 DVD folks....more people need to see this!


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