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Mes chères études (2010)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  18 January 2010 (France)
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Laura is a 19-year-old university freshman who desperately wants to do well in school. She works a part-time job but cannot make ends meet. One evening in which she is short of funds, she ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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Laura
Alain Cauchi ...
Joe
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Benjamin
Benjamin Siksou ...
Manu
Joseph Braconnier ...
Client parking
Marc Chapiteau ...
Le photographe
Pascal Bongard ...
Gérard
Anna Sigalevitch ...
Fanny
Lou Bohringer ...
Lou
Marthe Caufman ...
Elisa
Édith Le Merdy ...
L'assistante sociale
Fred Epaud ...
L'agent immobilier
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Massimiliano Verardi ...
Dino
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Laura is a 19-year-old university freshman who desperately wants to do well in school. She works a part-time job but cannot make ends meet. One evening in which she is short of funds, she answers a personal ad online by "Joe," 57, who seeks a female student for "tender moments." The pay is 100 euros per hour. Laura pledges to do this just once, and three days later, she goes to a hotel room with Joe. And then her spiral begins. Written by peter07

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With Closed Eyes
Interprété par Shannon Wright
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Touch and Go 2004
© Published by TuTu68 Music BMI/Bug Music
Taken from the album "Over The Sun"
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Student services
6 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The movie is a bit strange and portrays the girl as very naive It starts out with a student fainting in class, turns out she haven't been eating in a while cause of poor economy, from there on the main story starts. After seeking advice from what I believe is the school Counsellor whom basically tell her to sue her parents or get more jobs. Than she somehow get the idea of trying prostitution. (At this point I sort of miss and explanation as to why she choose it so fast) It supposed to be a one time thing, but soon she spends all the money and she need to do it all over again. You get to see how she spends her hard earned money, while she's spending them. Dinner out with her friends paying for their drinks etc All the while you get to see these small cash signs in the air with a price tag of what the item cost her, It was and interesting way to illustrate how money just fly away sometimes. When you've been broke for a log time, you often fantasies about what you gonna spend all the money on when you get on the up and up. But once you get there you soon realize easy come easy go. So soon she needs money again and one client leads to another and another and so on and so forth. One thing that struck me as odd though, was that with every client she usually just lay there like a corpse while they do their thing. I may not know much about prostitution and the life of the average hooker, but I assume when you pay for sex you want some spark in it, however fake that spark must be. I'm pretty sure nobody pays a hundred Euros for a girl to lay there playing dead while you hammering away at her. Not unless you got some weird fantasy about them being dead, I'm pretty sure they would expect her to fake it at least Also the average client was usually men in their 50; it would have been nice with some diversities Another odd thing with the main character is that she seems to get more stupid/naive for each client she takes on. Which is usually quite the opposite of what normally happens in that line of work There are also bits and pieces that doesn't really go anywhere, which is a bit confusing But all in all not a bad movie,


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