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Delicacy (2011)

La délicatesse (original title)
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A French woman mourning over the death of her husband three years prior is courted by a Swedish co-worker.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Nathalie Kerr
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Markus Lundell
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Charles
Mélanie Bernier ...
Chloé, la secrétaire de Nathalie
Joséphine de Meaux ...
Sophie
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François
Monique Chaumette ...
Madeleine, la grand-mère
Marc Citti ...
Pierre
Alexandre Pavloff ...
Benoît (as Alexandre Pavloff de la Comédie Française)
Vittoria Scognamiglio ...
La mère de François
Olivier Cruveiller ...
Le père de François
Ariane Ascaride ...
La mère de Nathalie
Christophe Malavoy ...
Le père de Nathalie
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Ingrid, la secrétaire de Charles
Bénédicte-Lala Ernoult ...
L'ouvreuse du théâtre (as Bénédicte Ernoult)
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A French woman mourning over the death of her husband three years prior is courted by a Swedish co-worker.

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A new romantic comedy about Love, Fate and other Delicacies.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some strong language | See all certifications »

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21 December 2011 (France)  »

Also Known As:

La delicadeza  »

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Markus Lundl: Elle me permet d'être la meilleure version de moi même.
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References Cries & Whispers (1972) See more »

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Get It On
Written by Marc Bolan
Performed by T. Rex
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A delightful French romance
19 September 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film achieves something that a heck of a lot of films, particularly romantic comedies, get wrong.

It captures that feeling of two people messily entering into a relationship. The initial joys and awkwardness. The moments of fright when it all seems overwhelming. The calm reflective times and the stormy moments of doubt.

After a shaky start, the film blossoms into a refreshingly cliché free study of a beautiful woman impulsively starting a relationship with a shy, ungainly, but good natured man. It's his goodness that comes through. He wins out over the slick womanisers through sheer innocent charm and a desire to do good.

A heart warming film about the need to love fearlessly and without following the crowd and of taking happiness where it's found.


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