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This Sweet Sickness (1977)

Dites-lui que je l'aime (original title)
David is an accountant. He leaves town every Friday, pretending he is going to take care of his parents at their old people's home. But actually his parents are dead, and he spends the ... See full summary »

Director:

Claude Miller

Writers:

Claude Miller (adaptation), Luc Béraud (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gérard Depardieu ... David Martinaud
Miou-Miou ... Juliette
Claude Piéplu ... Chouin
Jacques Denis Jacques Denis ... Gérard Dutilleux
Dominique Laffin ... Lise
Christian Clavier ... François
Xavier Saint-Macary Xavier Saint-Macary ... Michel Barbet
Véronique Silver Véronique Silver ... Madame Barbet
Annick Le Moal Annick Le Moal ... Camille
Josiane Balasko ... Nadine
Robert Dullier Robert Dullier
Michel Pilorgé Michel Pilorgé ... Maurice
Daniel Perche Daniel Perche
Jacqueline Jeanne Jacqueline Jeanne ... Jeanne
Michel Such Michel Such ... Raymond
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David is an accountant. He leaves town every Friday, pretending he is going to take care of his parents at their old people's home. But actually his parents are dead, and he spends the week-ends converting a chalet. He intends to live there with Lise, a woman he knows and loves since childhood. But Lise has just married another and has a baby. David's mad love does not see those facts as an obstacle... Written by Yepok

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

28 September 1977 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

This Sweet Sickness See more »

Filming Locations:

Boissy, Isère, France See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The film that David Martinaud ( Gérard Depardieu ) & Juliette ( Miou-Miou ) are watching at the beginning is Alfred Hitchcock's 'Rebecca'. See more »

Connections

Features Rebecca (1940) See more »

Soundtracks

Sonate in D-Dur, K 545
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Poor TV movie type of story
29 March 2002 | by trpdeanSee all my reviews

I don't agree that this is middle-brow film-making. It's more typical of something on the Lifetime Channel.

I do agree that the movie could have (in other hands) been made intriguing by looking at the chain of obsessions among the characters in the movie - but it fails to do so. This is pretty poor stuff. My main interest was in seeing Depardieu and Miou Miou so much younger than I'm used to seeing them. Even Chamonix looks no more remarkable than any other mountain area. This is really not worth people's time.


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