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Ma vie en rose (1997)

R | | Drama | 26 December 1997 (USA)
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Ludovic is an innocent seven-year-old child who provokes horror in his community when he dresses in girls clothes and insists he's a girl.

Director:

Alain Berliner
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 12 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michèle Laroque ... Hanna Fabre
Jean-Philippe Écoffey ... Pierre Fabre
Hélène Vincent ... Élisabeth
Georges Du Fresne ... Ludovic Fabre
Daniel Hanssens Daniel Hanssens ... Albert
Laurence Bibot Laurence Bibot ... Lisette
Jean-François Gallotte ... Thierry
Caroline Baehr Caroline Baehr ... Monique
Julien Rivière Julien Rivière ... Jérôme
Marie Bunel ... Psychoanalyst
Gregory Diallo Gregory Diallo ... Thom Fabre
Erik Cazals De Fabel Erik Cazals De Fabel ... Jean Fabre
Cristina Barget Cristina Barget ... Zoé Fabre
Delphine Cadet Delphine Cadet ... Pam
Morgane Bruna Morgane Bruna ... Sophie
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Storyline

Ludovic is a transgender girl who is coming out. She talks of marrying her neighbor's son and can not understand why everyone is so surprised about it. Her family and neighbors struggle with her actions. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Sometimes you just have to be yourself.

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for brief strong language | See all certifications »
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Goofs

When Ludovic is helping Elisabeth put on a cucumber mask, the number and position of cucumber slices on her face changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Élisabeth: Is that your dad's boss's son you are playing with?
Ludovic Fabre: Yes.
Élisabeth: You two are pals?
Ludovic Fabre: Yes. We're going to get married once I'm not a boy.
Élisabeth: Once you're not a boy.
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Connections

Featured in The 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1998) See more »

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Emmène-moi Danser ce Soir
Performed by Michèle Torr
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Wonderfully touching
11 August 2001 | by JesNollieSee all my reviews

This is a beautiful movie that will touch your heart. A movie about accepting those we love for who they are, and not what we wish they were. It's a very real look at families and how they interact. About how hard it is for a parent to admit, either to themselves or others, that their child may be "different", even when they truly love that child. The child in this movie will steal your heart.


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Details

Official Sites:

Sony Pictures Classics

Country:

Belgium | France | UK

Language:

French

Release Date:

26 December 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ma vie en rose See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$76,212, 28 December 1997

Gross USA:

$2,162,043

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,162,043
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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