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Up, Down, Fragile (1995)

Haut bas fragile (original title)
Adventures of three young women in a hot and lazy Paris in summer.

Director:

Jacques Rivette

Writers:

Laurence Côte (scenario), Marianne Denicourt (scenario) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marianne Denicourt ... Louise
Nathalie Richard ... Ninon
Laurence Côte Laurence Côte ... Ida
André Marcon André Marcon ... Roland
Bruno Todeschini ... Lucien
Wilfred Benaïche Wilfred Benaïche ... Alfredo
Marcel Bozonnet Marcel Bozonnet ... Man in the stairway
Philippe Dormoy Philippe Dormoy ... Le complice de Ninon
Enzo Enzo Enzo Enzo ... La chanteuse
Pierre Lacan Pierre Lacan ... Recordshop seller
Stéphanie Schwartzbrod Stéphanie Schwartzbrod ... Lise
Christine Vézinet Christine Vézinet ... Estelle
Anna Karina ... Sarah (avec)
László Szabó ... Le père de Louise (voice) (as Laslo Szabo)
Alain Rigout Alain Rigout ... La victime de Ninon
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Storyline

The film follows the story of three girls in contemporary Paris. One searches for her lost mother since she knows she's adopted. The other has come out of a coma and needs to have a love relationship aside from his mysterious father. The third one is a crook who redeems herself through love. The action is commented by songs and dance routines. Written by robervil

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Country:

France | Switzerland

Language:

French

Release Date:

12 April 1995 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Up, Down, Fragile See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Connections

Referenced in Kourastika na skotono tous agapitikous sou (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Abracadabrantesuque !
Lyric by Marianne Denicourt
Music by François Bréant
Performed by Marianne Denicourt
Editions : Warner Chappel Music France / Emma Production
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Beautiful
14 March 2002 | by spechaxSee all my reviews

One can see that the director really loves his actors, his work, and his audience. Perfect. The librarian girl subplot is so touching, especially the end! My only complain is "The voice of the father" - I understand, that it's supposed to sound "alienated", but it sounds completely unnatural, like it was just an imagination of Louise, or a tape playing. Anyway, this is a beautiful film. 10 stars.


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