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Marie from the Bay of Angels (1997)

Marie Baie des Anges (original title)
R | | Drama, Romance | 19 June 1998 (USA)
A random montage of disturbing images tell a story about one summer in the lives of two teenagers who somehow find love within each other, Orso and Marie. After they realize this, they run ... See full summary »

Director:

Manuel Pradal

Writer:

Manuel Pradal
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frédéric Malgras Frédéric Malgras ... Orso
Vahina Giocante ... Marie
Nicolas Welbers Nicolas Welbers ... Goran
Amira Casar ... Jeune Femme de la Villa
Swan Carpio Swan Carpio ... Jurec
Jamie Harris ... Jimmy
Andrew Clover Andrew Clover ... Andy
Roxane Mesquida ... Mireille
Aurelie Morardet Aurelie Morardet ... Corinne
John Dowling John Dowling ... John
Patrick Serray Patrick Serray ... Bob
Serge Merlin Serge Merlin ... Le Surveilliant
Brigitte Roüan Brigitte Roüan ... Paule
Marc Brunet Marc Brunet ... Louis
Aladin Reibel Aladin Reibel ... Le Coiffeur
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Storyline

A random montage of disturbing images tell a story about one summer in the lives of two teenagers who somehow find love within each other, Orso and Marie. After they realize this, they run off to a hidden island off the coast of France where they can not be bothered until Orso's hunger for danger and crime become too much for him, forcing him to return to his normal life... Written by Beaumont-4 <akleban@netcom.ca>

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A story of haunted youth.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence including some sexual assaults, sexuality, language and teen lawlessness | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Sony Pictures Classics

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

19 June 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Marie from the Bay of Angels See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$108,475, 11 September 1998

Gross USA:

$111,765, 4 October 1998
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Manuel Pradal auditioned 15,000 youths before discovering Frédéric Malgras. See more »

Goofs

The speed at which the Formula One cars approach Orso is much, much too slow. See more »

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It doesn't go anywhere, but that's the point
30 January 2001 | by Dr MysteriosoSee all my reviews

Marie Baie Des Anges, is quite simply, a highly under-rated French art picture. It is one of my favorite films, because of Maneul Pradal's unique way of storytelling, using visuals to convey the piece.

No, the plot doesn't really go anywhere. In the last 20 minutes or so, it doesn't even make any sense. But that's the whole point. It's symbolic. It isn't going anywhere because the lives of Marie and Orso aren't going anywhere. They are lost, troubled youth; who's only refuge is each other, and a deserted island off the coast of France.


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