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All Our Desires (2011)

Toutes nos envies (original title)
Moved by the plight of the mother of her daughter's school friend, a young judge facing an incurable disease teams up with an older colleague in order to fight against financial companies that exploit the poor.

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Stéphane
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Claire Conti
Amandine Dewasmes ...
Céline
Yannick Renier ...
Christophe (as Yannick Rénier)
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Marthe
Isabelle Renauld ...
Le docteur Hadji
Laure Duthilleul ...
Carole, la mère de Claire
Emmanuel Courcol ...
Le docteur Stroesser
Anna-Bella Dreyfus ...
Mona
Thomas Boinet ...
Arthur
Léna Crespo ...
Léa
Oriane Solomon ...
Zoé
Éric Naggar ...
Maître Amado
Jean-Pol Brissart ...
Le président Duret
Nathalie Besançon ...
Sophie, la greffière
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Moved by the plight of the mother of her daughter's school friend, a young judge facing an incurable disease teams up with an older colleague in order to fight against financial companies that exploit the poor.

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French visa # 127704 delivered on 7-10-2011. See more »

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Tout a fait Thierry
Written by Jean-Louis Chesnais (as J.L. Chesnais), Charles Orieux (as Ch. Orieux) and Michel Zadeh (as M. Zadeh)
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22 September 2013 | by (France) – See all my reviews

Philippe Lioret is kind of the French Ken Loach, a director who best expresses his potential when he is depicting the hard reality. He proves it once again in this Toutes Nos Envies, a committed, social movie who deals with the last legal battle of a reserved Marie Gillain, resigned to dying, helped by the always excellent Vincent Lindon.

The script, though relatively predictable, is well executed and most importantly it never falls into melodramaticism. Despite everything, and even if this drama turns out to be touching, it doesn't fully convinces either, due to a plot that sometimes drags on a bit too much and a direction too lazy. Too bad because if it wasn't for that, the movie would be close to a real success.


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