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La ritournelle (2014)

Brigitte and Xavier are a couple of cattle farmers living and working together in Normandy. They have always got on well but now that their two children have left the household routine and ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Brigitte Lecanu
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Xavier Lecanu
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Jesper
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Stan
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Christiane
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Laurette
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Marion
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Grégoire Lecanu
Jean-Charles Clichet ...
Régis
Lakshantha Abenayake ...
Apu (as Lakshan Abenayake)
Benoît Giros ...
Fred
Meriem Serbah ...
La démonstratrice en tissus (as meriem Serbah)
Pierre Diot ...
Bruno Massoulier
Irène Ismaïloff ...
Stéphanie Massoulier
Louise Coldefy ...
La serveuse du restaurant
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Brigitte and Xavier are a couple of cattle farmers living and working together in Normandy. They have always got on well but now that their two children have left the household routine and weariness have set in. One night, Brigitte, who has been invited to a party by a group of Parisians in the house next to their farm, lets herself be wooed by Stan, a witty, cool attractive young man. Some time later, giving a visit to a dermatologist as an excuse, she goes to Paris to meet him. But things do not go according to plan... Written by Guy Bellinger

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11 June 2014 (France)  »

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Folies Bergère  »

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The role of Xavier was offered to Gérard Jugnot, who declined. See more »

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Warm in the Winter
Written and performed by Glass Candy
(From album "Warm in the Winter", October 2011, label: Records Italian Do It Better)
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What's the point of this movie?
30 November 2016 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

I thought I was going to see a serious French intimate film, but no, I'm going to see a poorly played TV movie without explanation. Bored to the point. It seems a lie that with the duo protagonist may well, but so it is.

I do not like the picture at all. French cinema does not usually seek anything technically but this movie is too much. The director neither directs actors nor camera nor tone nor anything.

I did not like it at all.

Spoiler: I do not know when a character is shown, Isabelle, who is looking to mess with anyone. It gives the impression that it would lie down with all France. Either I have not heard or been introduced to an intelligent woman who lives in the countryside and likes to feel that she can seduce someone. But from there to that anybody's worth, I do not know.

Worst of all is that according to the movie, whatever, whatever, we all deceive and forgive ourselves, or we simply do not follow. And all this without the slightest feeling.


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