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Beautiful Lies (2010)
"De vrais mensonges" (original title)

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A hairdresser forwards a passionate love letter to her mother.

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Émilie Dandrieux
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Maddy Dandrieux
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Jean
Stéphanie Lagarde ...
Sylvia
Judith Chemla ...
Paulette
Cécile Boland ...
La cliente à la frange
Didier Brice ...
L'homme au magazine
Daniel Duval ...
Le père d'Émilie
Yilin Yang ...
Cliente chinoise 1
Lan Qui ...
Cliente chinoise 2
Patrice Bouret ...
Monsieur Pastor
Paul Morgan ...
Mister Isaac
Santiago Reyes ...
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Following a breakdown, multi-lingual Jean quits his job as a UNESCO translator to become handyman at Emilie's hair salon. Smitten by her he writes her a love letter but she thinks it comes from an elderly admirer and sends it on to her mother Maddy, who needs cheering after her husband left. Eventually Maddy comes to the conclusion that Jean is her secret admirer and Emilie plays up to this to keep her mother content and sane. When Emile tells the truth neither Maddy or Jean are pleased but love eventually finds a way to make them all happy. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Sometimes a little white lie can change everything

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Superb really refreshing
10 February 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Not very often a film deserves 10 out of 10. The story is based on a misunderstanding that escalates out of control. Very clever movie absolutely fantastic script direction and acting, a total joy to watch.

At the start a love letter is read out that is incredible and really is truly romantic.

But guys be prepared to feel inadequate when it comes to your romantic side, my wife on hearing the love letter went completely wobbly (so did I but don't tell anyone), but don't worry I think I stunned her later with my own.

'Roses are red violets are blue I love a girl and choogey choogey koo'

Make sure you watch this movie you will love it.


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