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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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Drama | Romance

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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)

Aspect Ratio:

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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must watch movie
24 January 2011 | by ravi_ranjan_4See all my reviews

must watch movie but not for faint hearted/ emotional ones like me.

i'm so moved by the movie that at 5.12 a.m in the morning i'm writing this. all night i've not slept. i just wanted to distract my mind from the movie so that i could sleep. that didn't happen i will have to go to class at 7 without sleeping. why these touches our heart, when i know love is not anything. somebody is sad without it , others are sad with it. love just distracts your mind for some days , then when you adjust with it and ponder what next.......... and then you realize it was not what you wanted... perhaps

acting by Vanessa paradis is outstanding, she is now the wife of Johnny depp......

she is looking so gorgeous


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