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Romantics Anonymous (2010)

Les émotifs anonymes (original title)
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What happens when a man and a woman share a common passion? They fall in love. And this is what happens to Jean-René, the boss of a small chocolate factory, and Angélique, a gifted ... See full summary »
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Lorella Cravotta ...
Lise Lamétrie ...
Swann Arlaud ...
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Stéphan Wojtowicz ...
Jacques Boudet ...
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Céline Duhamel ...
Philippe Fretun ...
Maxime, un émotif anonyme
Grégoire Ludig ...
Julien, un émotif anonyme
Philippe Gaulé ...
Philippe, un émotif anonyme
Joëlle Séchaud ...
Joëlle, une émotive anonyme
Isabelle Gruault ...
Sylviane, une émotive anonyme
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What happens when a man and a woman share a common passion? They fall in love. And this is what happens to Jean-René, the boss of a small chocolate factory, and Angélique, a gifted chocolate maker he has just hired. What occurs when a highly emotional man meets a highly emotional woman? They fall in love, and this is what occurs to Jean-René and Angélique who share the same handicap. But being pathologically timid does not make things easy for them. So whether they will manage to get together, join their solitudes and live happily ever after is a guessing matter. Written by Guy Bellinger

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According to the director in the making of on the DVD, the film has the "slowest car chase in movie history". See more »

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Angélique Delange: I'm sorry but it won't work. I love you and I know you love me. But it's a recipe for disaster. We'll get to know each other, warts and all. We'll annoy each other, stop communicating, and end up hating each other. I don't want that. We're both emotional.It's a recipe for disaster. We're not strong enough. We understand each other, only too well. We'll pull each other down like two people drowning. Our struggling will only make us sink faster.I don't want to sink. Or drown, even with you. So......
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I Have Confidence
(J'ai confiance)
Written by Richard Rodgers for the film The Sound of Music (1965)
French adaptation by Henry Lemarchand
Performed by Isabelle Carré
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My 402rd Review: A charming and magical bitter sweet film
20 April 2011 | by (the big screen) – See all my reviews

Les Émotifs Anonymes is a wonderful film: very Fench and truly touching and genuinely funny, with just the right amount of romance versus life and love and chocolate.

The two protagonists are two chronically emotional stunted personalities - and you just know they are made for each other - but how they get there is, like the very best of French comedy, imaginative, a little chaotic, somewhat mixed-up, but always well meant.

This is a film I can warmly recommend as one of the best French romantic comedies of recent memories - it has touches of Amélie and will appeal to a wide audience - it beautifully shot and lit, and all in all, the script is witty, the situations are funny without being ludicrous or cringeworthy, and above all, this is a charming and truly romantic film, without saccharine, but definitely, with a bitter sweetness of its own.


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