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For Sale (1998)

À vendre (original title)
A Private detective is hired to trace a woman who ran away and disappeared on her wedding day. The movie follows him and recounts the story of her life through her eyes and the eyes of those interviewed by the detective.

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... France Robert
... Luigi Primo
Jean-François Stévenin ... Pierre Lindien
... Alice
... Mireille
Mireille Perrier ... Primo's Ex-Wife
... Eric Pacard
Caroline Baehr ... Marie-Pierre Chénu
Jean-Louis Loca
... The banker
Didier Flamand
Marie Pailhes
... The american painter
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A Private detective is hired to trace a woman who ran away and disappeared on her wedding day. The movie follows him and recounts the story of her life through her eyes and the eyes of those interviewed by the detective.

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The mystery of a woman
20 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

I loved this movie. Because of Sandrine, holding all the intensity of her character. Because of the style! Laetitia Masson succeeds in adding to her usual good social work, an efficient narrative rhythm that almost turns the movie to a feminist and sensitive thriller. Nobody can understand France's motivations and fortunately, Laetitia gives no answer because it has to stay the mystery of that woman.

In front of this enigma, the others characters sound true (wonderful sergio Castellito), human, with their weakness, defaults, ability to give and to forget. I felt it was a beautiful, dark but shiny, honest story about mankind, ...the same that Cassavetes was able to tell us.


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