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Pleasure (And Its Little Inconveniences) (1998)

Le plaisir (et ses petits tracas) (original title)
Seemingly unrelated events connect several people: a young wounded soldier, a nurse, a failed comedian, and a murderer.

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Nicolas Boukhrief
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mathieu Kassovitz ... Roland
Vincent Cassel ... Michael
Julie Gayet ... Véra
Foued Nassah Foued Nassah ... Marcel
Florence Thomassin Florence Thomassin ... Lise
Caroline Cellier ... Hélène
Michele Placido ... Carlo
Andrea Coftis Andrea Coftis ... Rocco
Francis Renaud ... Raphaël
Delphine Zingg Delphine Zingg ... Juliette
Roland Marchisio Roland Marchisio ... Raoul
Dan Sasson Dan Sasson ... Yoyo
Patrick Goossens Patrick Goossens ... Le blessé
Virginie Darmon Virginie Darmon ... Jeanne, l'infirmière
Christine Paolini Christine Paolini ... Convive #1
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Seemingly unrelated events connect several people: a young wounded soldier, a nurse, a failed comedian, and a murderer.

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Classy French episode piece show cases their best talent.
3 February 2003 | by MozjoukineSee all my reviews

An episode film with the structure of LA RONDE and the name of another Ophuls fifties movie - all right, we'll forgive them for that.

The plot which involves terminal cases, strip club cleaners, an aging husband more interested in rent boys, disco fog asphyxiation and serial killer Cassell who's gone into the clinic for sleep therapy, gives a chance to watch talent of the standard of Kassovitz, Cellier and Placido at work. Nicely perverse touches like the nurse's delight at having pulled a loony.

Production is good and this one holds attention well even if we'd like to watch these people do something more substantial.


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France | Italy | Luxembourg

Language:

French

Release Date:

5 August 1998 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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$2,229
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