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Noce blanche (1989)

A teacher of philosophy encounters a complicated pupil; a seventeen year old girl who possesses quite a cynical view of the world. He attempts to help her focus on her studies, but soon ... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Vanessa Paradis ... Mathilde Tessier
Bruno Cremer ... François Hainaut
Ludmila Mikaël ... Catherine Hainaut
François Négret François Négret ... Carpentier
Jean Dasté ... Le concierge
Véronique Silver Véronique Silver ... La conseillère d'éducation
Philippe Tuin Philippe Tuin ... Le surveillant
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pierre Gabaston Pierre Gabaston
Arnaud Goujon Arnaud Goujon
Agnès Lemercier Agnès Lemercier ... (as Jenny Feeling)
Benoît Muracciole Benoît Muracciole
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A teacher of philosophy encounters a complicated pupil; a seventeen year old girl who possesses quite a cynical view of the world. He attempts to help her focus on her studies, but soon becomes fascinated by her. They fall passionately in love. When the teacher is forced to choose between her and his Wife, complications ensue when the Girl refuses to accept his decision.

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

8 November 1989 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

White Wedding See more »

Filming Locations:

Dunkerque, Nord, France See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Mathilde Tessier: I like you.
Mathilde Tessier: Because you're like me.Alone.
François Hainaut: Why do you say that?I have a wife,friends,students...
Mathilde Tessier: *laughs*
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Only the French would dare make a movie like this
5 February 2003 | by davidpedersenSee all my reviews

This film was outrageous, about a teacher acting on the advances of a minor. Even though the minor played by Vanessa Paradis who was 17 at the time of acting this part was sexually aggressive this does not excuse the teacher, a man in the position of power, from allowing himself to be drawn into her web. The minor was a little mentally unstable but very intelligent and unconventional to say the least. He should have offered her love and support but not sex. This is an interesting film, though, very watchable if totally unrealistic and amoral.


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