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This is an excellent rock musical with a twist: the rock group is French! Marc-Andre Grondin and Arthur Dupont excel in the lead roles - 2 best friends who have unexplored jealousy and deeper unexplored secrets each is keeping from the other.
The music is terrific and I don't even really like rock n' roll all that much! The editing and sound of the music sequences is excellent, and I especially like the scenes in the studio and the creating of the music.
Each and every character is differentiated and interesting. The camera work is stellar and all aspects of film-making add richly to the finished film.
What I like most about this movie is the complexity of each of the characters and the intelligence of the characters. If this was an American film, the dialogue would be "dumbed down".
The women are the film are fascinating, particularly the female record producer and her relationship with the drummer in the group.
I am grateful for TV5MONDE for airing this movie! (:
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