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La tête en friche (2010)

A semi-literate and lonely odd-job man bonds with a much older and well-read woman.

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Cast

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Margueritte
Maurane ...
Francine
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Annette
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Landremont
Jean-François Stévenin ...
Jojo
Claire Maurier ...
La mère
Anne Le Guernec ...
La mère jeune
Bruno Ricci ...
Marco
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Youssef
Matthieu Dahan ...
Julien
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Gardini
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M. Bayle
Jérôme Deschamps ...
Le maire
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A semi-literate and lonely odd-job man bonds with a much older and well-read woman.

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16 September 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mis tardes con Margueritte  »

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Goofs

While Germain studies his dictionary, his cat lying on the table changes position instantly between several shots. See more »

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Germain Chazes: It's not a typical love affair, but love and tenderness, both are there. Named after a daisy, she lived amongst words, surrounded by adjectives in green fields of verbs. Some force you yield to. But she, with soft art, passed through my hard shield and into my heart. Not always are love stories just made of love. Sometimes love is not named but it's love just the same. This is not a typical love affair I met her on a bench in my local square. She made a little stir, tiny like a bird with her ...
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La Belle de Cadix
Music by Francis Lopez
Lyrics by Maurice Vandair
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wonderful movie
6 May 2011 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful movie. I went with my husband. We didn't expect anything. On the way to the movies we joked who will be the first to fall asleep. The movie is very relaxing, with nice jokes here and there. After a busy day, it's a perfect treat for stressed people. I studied French years ago and of course don't remember much. The actors spoke rather slowly, so I could easily follow the lines with my lousy French. And it's France, with wine and tomatoes. People socialize in a small local pub. So, you feel as if you were a part of their community. Even though the movie is relaxing, the scenes move forward all the time. It's very entertaining in a quiet fashion. So, enjoy!


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