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What War May Bring (2010)

Ces amours-là (original title)
Ilva runs her stepfather's Eden Palace cinema in wartime Paris against a background of Resistance activities, the frequent sight of less fortunate Parisians being shipped east in ... See full summary »

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Ilva Lemoine
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Maurice Lemoine, le projectionniste
Raphaël Haroche ...
Le premier et dernier Amour (as Raphaël)
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Horst, le bel Allemand
Laurent Couson ...
Simon, le pianiste avocat
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Bob, le boxeur
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Jim Singer
Judith Magre ...
La mère du pianiste
Liane Foly ...
La chanteuse des rues
Massimo Ranieri ...
Le chanteur du camp
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L'accordéoniste
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Le père de Simon (archive footage)
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Madame Blum
Salomé Lelouch ...
Salomé Blum
Sabaya Lelouch ...
Sabaya Blum
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Ilva runs her stepfather's Eden Palace cinema in wartime Paris against a background of Resistance activities, the frequent sight of less fortunate Parisians being shipped east in cattle-trains and, later, the impact of the D-Day landings. Over time a number of other lives intersect with hers, including a German officer and then two American servicemen. A post-war shooting comes to dominate her story along, perhaps surprisingly, with cinema itself. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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What Love May Bring  »

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horrible waste of time
21 October 2010 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

Big expectations,big names, promising start and trailer, epic fail.

Not coherent, not meaningful, absurd and then vulgar, very boring a very unhappy melange of things.

The lead actress - acceptable but not as good as you might think when reading other reviews. She's...average.

Very bad chosen twists, poor script, nothing leads you to the conclusion that the director wanted to highlight (I only found details in reading A LOT of press materials.

The music - although the pieces taken separately might sound nice, is used in a very annoying way.

Do not, I repeat - do not spend money and most of all time watching this.


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