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Same Old Song (1997)

On connaît la chanson (original title)
Odile is looking for a new, bigger apartment. Her younger sister Camille just completed her doctoral thesis has fallen in love with an estate agent who is responsible for Odile's apartment ... See full summary »

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Alain Resnais
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pierre Arditi ... Claude
Sabine Azéma ... Odile Lalande
Jean-Pierre Bacri ... Nicolas
André Dussollier ... Simon
Agnès Jaoui ... Camille Lalande
Lambert Wilson ... Marc Duveyrier
Jane Birkin ... Jane
Jean-Paul Roussillon Jean-Paul Roussillon ... Father
Nelly Borgeaud ... Doctor #3
Götz Burger ... Von Choltitz
Jean-Pierre Darroussin ... Young Man with Cheque
Charlotte Kady Charlotte Kady ... Restaurant Customer
Jacques Mauclair Jacques Mauclair ... Doctor #1
Pierre Meyrand ... Cafe Owner
Claire Nadeau Claire Nadeau ... Female Guest
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Storyline

Odile is looking for a new, bigger apartment. Her younger sister Camille just completed her doctoral thesis has fallen in love with an estate agent who is responsible for Odile's apartment and who has an elder employee. Written by Marco Radke <radke@krypta.aball.de>

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Language:

French

Release Date:

12 November 1997 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Paris, France

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,157, 17 October 1999, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$32,443, 23 January 2000
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Referenced in On connait les chansons d'amour (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

J'ai Deux Amours
Music by Vincent Scotto
Lyrics by Georges Koger and Henri Varna
Performed by Josephine Baker
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You Keep Coming Bacri Like A Song
20 February 2004 | by writers_reignSee all my reviews

I will always go out of my way - in December last year I tracked down a tiny theatre - capacity roughly 50 - in a Parisian alley to catch a performance of their 'Un air de famille' (yes, it was great, thanks for asking) to see anything written by Jean-Pierre Bacri and Agnes Jouai, and if they are performing as well, as they do in this movie, then that is icing on the cake. I tend to associate Resnais with pretentious intellectual 'popcorn' movies like Last Year At Marienbad and Hiroshima, Mon Amour so it makes a welcome change to discover that he can turn his hand to mainstream and deliver, with a little help from a great script and great acting from Bacri and Jouai, a great feel-good movie. The usual suspects - Andre Dussolier, Pierre Arditi, etc are on hand and turn in the usual above par performances. This is one to savor. 8/10


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