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Adultère, mode d'emploi (1995)

Twenty-four hours in the life of a couple, engulfed in the harsh world of a big city. At the end of these twenty-four hours, Bruno and Fabienne may have touched on the possible solution to ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Simon Chama
... Fabienne Corteggiani
... Bruno Corteggiani
Emmanuelle Halimi ... Sarah
... La maîtresse brune de Simon
Anny Romand ... L'inconnue
... Joséphine (as Hélène Fillière)
Patrice-Flora Praxo
Marina Tomé ... Maria-Jésus
Jean-Louis Tribes ... Ralph
Marie Mergey ... La servante de la maîtresse brune
Abel Abouliaten ... Le serveur arabe
Daniel Dublet ... Membre du jury
Roland Truchot ... Faruggia
Alain Desroches ... L'huissier
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Twenty-four hours in the life of a couple, engulfed in the harsh world of a big city. At the end of these twenty-four hours, Bruno and Fabienne may have touched on the possible solution to the eternal misunderstanding arising from man's quest for sex and woman's quest for love... Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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Une fois n'est pas coutume.

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Adultery: A User's Guide  »

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A Short Time For the First Time
Music by Bruno Coulais
Lyrics by Olivier Ducastel
Performed by Joniece Jamison
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A How To Book On Adultery?
16 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

This wasn't adultery, it was a day of tension-relief and boredom. The street scenes of Paris were good to see if you want to try and recognize some not-so-famous spots you've visited. I do have to say the bordello scene almost makes it worth sitting through the whole film. Too bad that scene ended so abruptly and the others dragged on and on and on and on. I found whether the main character's marriage survived the day or not hard to feel any interest in. Cassel in the bordello scene is worth watching just for that feral twitchiness he brings to every role, but everything else is pretty forgettable.

Who knows what trouble you can get into in Paris in a red suit?


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