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Alba Gaïa Kraghede Bellugi ...
Juliette (as Alba Gaia Bellugi)
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Hélène Solenska
Sophie Mounicot ...
La mère de Juliette
Léo Legrand ...
Antoine
Barthélémy Guillemard ...
Adrien
Armand Chidlin ...
Mathieu
Lucie Bourdeu ...
Natacha
Sylvain Creuzevault ...
Jean
Raphaèle Bouchard ...
Charlotte
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William Fagnidi ...
William
Aly Bourguiba ...
Aly
Edith Gaboriaud ...
L'institutrice
Karl Sigwald ...
Le vigile du supermarché
Marie Boye ...
L'infirmière
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Like many of her classmates, 12 year old tomboy Juliette has a crush on Mrs. Solenska, a teacher distinguished by stylish attire and an uninhibited, provocative classroom demeanor. Juliette's fascination turns into all-consuming obsession, forcing revelations from both the girl and her teacher. Written by Outfest Film Festival

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I loved it
25 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I give this one a 10, because it deserves it. It took me awhile to get back to reality after watching this great french movie. La robe du soir is slow burning and intense film,very touching and heartbreaking, buoyed by terrific performance by the little girl,a child actor who is so good she doesn't seem to be acting. One of the things I really liked about this movie was that it didn't need to have every moment filled with dialog like a lot of movies. If you like this film, there's a good chance you'll like these 2 french movies "Tomboy" (2011) and "Water Lilies"(2007). The other 2 movies with terrific child-actors I recommend are "The Return"(Russian) ,"Last Ride" (Australian).


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