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A Burning Hot Summer (2011)
"Un été brûlant" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  29 June 2012 (USA)
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The once-happy marriage between brooding painter Frederic and his movie-star wife Angele hits the rocks when another couple joins them on a Roman holiday.

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The once-happy marriage between brooding painter Frederic and his movie-star wife Angele hits the rocks when another couple joins them on a Roman holiday.

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Frédéric: I don't want us to break up. I don't want to.
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FAREWELL MY LOVE
performer: Charles Pasi and Archie Shepp
Writer: Charles Pasi and Archie Shepp
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The most uninspiring film this year
3 September 2011 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

This is one of the most boring movies I have seen in a very long time. There were only a couple of scenes worth watching and the rest was same old same old. The only redeeming parts were toward the beginning of the film, and they didn't really tie in to the rest of the movie. It was all downhill from there. Uninspiring camera angles, OK acting, and a plot which leaves a lot to be desired. Louis did a great job, however, and I was surprised that Monica's acting is improving slightly. We all know that Monica is a beautiful lady, but focusing on this aspect of her is starting to get old. She actually did a decent job acting, so it would have been nice if the director had focused more on this than on her physical beauty. Was expecting much better work out of Philippe Garrel. Better luck next time.


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