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My Sex Life... or How I Got Into an Argument (1996)

Comment je me suis disputé... (ma vie sexuelle) (original title)
Paul Dedalus is at a crossroads in his life. He has to make several decisions; should he complete his doctorate, does he want to become a full professor, does he really love his ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Paul Dedalus
... Esther
Emmanuel Salinger ... Nathan
... Sylvia
Thibault de Montalembert ... Bob
... Patricia
... Jean-Jacques
... Valérie
Fabrice Desplechin ... Ivan
Hélène Lapiower ... Le Mérou
Michel Vuillermoz ... Frédéric Rabier
Roland Amstutz ... Chernov
... Student
Solenn Jarniou ... Pascale
... Spiritual Accompanist
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Paul Dedalus is at a crossroads in his life. He has to make several decisions; should he complete his doctorate, does he want to become a full professor, does he really love his long-standing girlfriend, or should he re-start with one of his other lovers? Is he avoiding the despairing life his father can't escape from ? Written by David Morgans <in2023@mail.wlv.ac.uk>

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Director Arnaud Desplechin originally wanted to name the movie "Comment je me suis disputé avec Éric Barbier" (How I Got Into An Argument With Eric Barbier), as a dig at former colleague Eric Barbier, also the basis for movie character Frédéric Rabier. A justice decision prevented him from using the full title, hence the ellipsis and the added subtitle. See more »

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Followed by Trois souvenirs de ma jeunesse (2015) See more »

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it took almost 3 hours to get to the point
20 November 2001 | by See all my reviews

don't get me wrong, the film had its moments. it had an interesting premise, and engaging characters who had a lot of memorable lines.

what it lacked was cohesion. it had waaayyyy too many sub-plots which i believe were not necessary for the film to make its point.

somebody should have taken a pair of scissors to it.


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