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Living on Love Alone (2010)

D'amour et d'eau fraîche (original title)
Julie Bataille is fed up with student jobs. At 23, with a 5-years university degree, she wants to work for real. She meets Ben by chance at a job interview. He's a guy who chose to live by ... See full summary »

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Julie Bataille
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Ben
Laurent Poitrenaux ...
Bernard
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Jean, le père de Julie
Christine Brücher ...
Coco, la mère de Julie
Manuel Vallade ...
Mathieu, le frère de Julie
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Laure
Océane Mozas ...
Diane
Armonie Sanders ...
Charlotte
Stéphane Chivot ...
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Mohammed Bouaoune ...
Jamel (as Mohamed Bouaoune)
Julien Haurant ...
Le serveur Cojean
Alexandre Carrière ...
Le recruteur
Jean-Michel Molé ...
Le retraité
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Laura
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Julie Bataille is fed up with student jobs. At 23, with a 5-years university degree, she wants to work for real. She meets Ben by chance at a job interview. He's a guy who chose to live by the day, getting by with whatever crosses his path and small-time trafficking. Ben asks her to come and spend the summer with him in the South. Julie declines. Then one day, on an impulse, she leaves everything behind and joins him. Written by Anonymous

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Nothing exceptional here

I don't think this good time waster will remain unforgettable in audiences mind. The usual stuff telling the story of a pretty Young woman who searches a job in Paris. It describes her daily burden, daily struggle against everything and everyone, with her employers, managers and one time lovers. Until she crosses the path of a Young dude who invites her to follow him. And from there this will be the beginning of the end for both of them. It's not a Bonnie and Clyde scheme, I assure you, but it could have been. I have seen such topics at least one million times before. The kind of stuff in which many people among audiences may recognize themselves. Good portrait however, good acting and editing for this female director's work.


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