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Park Benches (2009)
"Bancs publics (Versailles rive droite)" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  8 July 2009 (France)
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With over 86 speaking parts, Bruno Podalydès has assembled an all-star, ensemble cast including Catherine Deneuve, Mathieu Amalric, and Chiara Mastroianni in this film about the everyday ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Florence Muller ...
Lucie - la secrétaire
Ridan ...
Le chanteur du métro
Jérôme Paret ...
Un guitariste
Denis Podalydès ...
Aimé Mermot
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Romain
Bruno Podalydès ...
Bretelle
Laure Calamy ...
Opportune
Estelle Chailloux ...
La fée du bricolage (vidéo)
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Maurice Begeard
Robin Londinsky ...
Le présentateur vidéo
Patrick Ligardes ...
Paul - le vendeur
Pierre Guinot Déléry ...
Le client mitigeur
Chantal Lauby ...
Pascale
Emeline Bayart ...
Amandine
...
Le cadre #1
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With over 86 speaking parts, Bruno Podalydès has assembled an all-star, ensemble cast including Catherine Deneuve, Mathieu Amalric, and Chiara Mastroianni in this film about the everyday lives of Parisians living in the wealthy suburb of Versailles. Written by Anonymous

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21 February 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie plodded along listlessly with no particular message. Finally, I could take it no more. I mercifully killed it, gave it one star on Netflix and moved on to other things.

It started well enough. Had it just stuck to that theme, you might have been able to salvage some of it. You don't throw Catherine Deneveux into a movie unless it is a serious movie. The scenes were way too long, there were too many characters, and you could not really identify with any of them. Frankly, it was no different from taking your camera to your office and filming your colleagues in various states of mischief and trying to pass it on as a serious movie.


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