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Leila is my favorite French actress and i intend to watch all her movies at screen. Unfortunately, I skipped her last two ones because I was ill and I'm happy to come back fitter for this summer movie.
It's a privilege for me to open the reviews of her best movie so far.
There are multiple reasons: First, she just plays a young woman and that's all. No place for family, roots or traditions. She is free as the wind and that's appealing.
Another good point is that the movie is nearly shot continuously in one place. we don't discover them all along different moments but we follow them minutes after minutes and it helps the characters and their romance. In fact, the movie applies the classic rules of stage: one action, one place, one day!
Her team-up with Fred is a bright combination because his shyness and calm balances with her energy and determination. Her moments of sweetness are moving but there is also a big, dark anger lurking beneath that can blind her.
I would appreciate very much a sequel for this one just to see what happens to their characters and i am sure it will light my summer as brightly as this one! Because frankly, this is the kind of meetings i dream to have! Except maybe "Boys don't cry", it's the only romance i know that involves two lost souls and from my point of view and life, it's thousand more interesting than romances with normal and conformist people!
And it gives a good lesson to catch heart: if you have a poor life, well don't say it: make up your dream life because when your lover discovers the truth, you will be considered with more care!
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