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Leaving (I) (2009)
"Partir" (original title)

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Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband ... See full summary »

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Suzanne
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Ivan
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Samuel
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Rémi
Aladin Reibel ...
Dubreuil
Alexandre Vidal ...
David
Daisy Broom ...
Marion
Berta Esquirol ...
Berta
Gérard Lartigau ...
Lagache
Geneviève Casile ...
La mère de Samuel
Philippe Laudenbach ...
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Michèle Ernou ...
Mme Aubouy
Jonathan Cohen ...
Le banquier
Hélène Babu ...
Dorothée
Sali Cervià ...
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Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband agrees to fix up a consulting room for her in their backyard. When Suzanne and the man hired to do the building meet, the mutual attraction is sudden and violent. Suzanne decides to give up everything and live this all engulfing passion to the fullest. Written by Anonymous

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$7,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,697 (USA) (2 October 2010)

Gross:

$174,694 (USA) (17 December 2010)
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Ni avec toi ni sans toi
Composed and conducted by Georges Delerue
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Partir could mean enough
7 October 2010 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

The upper middle-class lady meets worker and a passionate affair takes place. That's not an uncommon theme in our hemisphere, but it's very easy to parodize. Not at least when it's taken so seriously as here.

Of course the subject is a serious one, like all love stories are, both on film and in reality. But on film the rules are fairly known. We are aware of the signs, we expect a certain plot and certain things to happen and I'm sorry to say that this film doesn't make us disappointed, Or perhaps that's exactly what we are supposed to be and also are.

Don't give us another southern French passion story, until the genre is renewed.


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