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Crime d'amour (2010)

Not Rated | | Crime, Mystery, Romance | 2 September 2011 (USA)
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Ruthless executive Christine brings on Isabelle as her assistant, and she takes delight in toying with the young woman's innocence. But when the protégé's ideas become tempting enough for ... See full summary »

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Patrick Mille ...
Guillaume Marquet ...
Gérald Laroche ...
Gérard
Julien Rochefort ...
L'avocat
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Le juge
Marie Guillard ...
Claudine - la soeur d'Isabelle
Mike Powers ...
Le premier responsable de Barney & Johnson
Matthew Gonder ...
Le second responsable de Barney & Johnson
Jean-Pierre Leclerc ...
L'adjoint de Gérard
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Fabien
Frederic Venant ...
Un cadre (as Frédéric Venant)
Stéphane Brel ...
Le voisin d'Isabelle
Marie-Bénédicte Roy ...
La surveillante de la prison
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Ruthless executive Christine brings on Isabelle as her assistant, and she takes delight in toying with the young woman's innocence. But when the protégé's ideas become tempting enough for Christine to pass on as her own, she underestimates Isabelle's ambition and cunning -- and the ground is set for all out war. Written by Anonymous

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$43,335 (USA) (16 September 2011)

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$538,356 (USA) (18 November 2011)
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Last film of Alain Corneau, who died on August 30, 2010, twelve days after "Crime d'amour" was released. See more »

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Remade as Passion (2012) See more »

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Two Fine Actresses
31 March 2012 | by (Washington, D.C.) – See all my reviews

Apart from saying that this movie is about competition between two ambitious female executives, I don't plan to get into the plot. The strength of the movie lies in the performances of the principals, Kristin Scott Thomas as the ruthless senior executive, and Ludivine Sagnier as her imaginative young assistant. Ms. Scott Thomas, English born but a long-time resident of France, seems to appear in an unending stream of British, French and American movies. This an unusual role for her but she is an accomplished actress and carries it off with her usual skill. The younger Ms. Sagnier is also splendid in an equally demanding part. Eventually, "Love Crime" becomes an intricately plotted murder mystery which, at least for me, is unconvincing. But I enjoyed the ride.


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