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Happiness Never Comes Alone (2012)
"Un bonheur n'arrive jamais seul" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  27 June 2012 (France)
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Sacha Keller is only interested in one night stands with 20-somethings and has a phobia of children. That is until he meets Charlotte, the divorced mother-of-three and ex-wife of one his employer's powerful clients.

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Laurent Helewa
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Alain Posche
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Lionel Ronssin
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Chris Tamalet
Macha Méril ...
Fanfan Keller
Litzi Vezsi ...
Mamie Matzü
Cyril Guei ...
Xavier Sabi
François Vincentelli ...
César Renaudeau
Robert Charlebois ...
Jean-Seb Bigstone
Valérie Crouzet ...
Cécile Monet
Dina Capistrano Nietes ...
Minerva Cea, dite Nana
Milena Chiron ...
Timothé Gauron ...
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Sacha loves his friends, his piano and partying. At night, he plays in a jazz club and seduces pretty girls. He lives for the moment, looking for pleasure. No alarm clock, no engagement, no taxes. Charlotte has three kids, two ex-husbands and a thriving professional life. She has no room for a love story. They have nothing in common. They shouldn't be together... They're made for one another. Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

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Un bonheur n'arrive jamais seul  »

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Sophie Marceau is still able to enchant men (and probably some women too along the way). Apart from her obvious good looks she's also a good actress, which she has proved in other movies as well (one with Monica Belucci comes to mind though I forgot the title). And while she's not the lead role here, she is second to the man with issues. The good thing is, her character is not just some woman, but is fully fleshed out as well.

While our main character has obvious issues, we still root for him. Not all his moves might feel logic, but life does take crazy turns sometimes. His "fear" is a bit underplayed I guess, but that is not really that bad a thing. Actually you might credit the movie for not making it a bigger issue. You will see where this is going, but that doesn't take the fun of getting there.


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