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L'homme que j'aime (1997)

This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Michel Portal Jean-Michel Portal ... Lucas
Marcial Di Fonzo Bo Marcial Di Fonzo Bo ... Martin
Mathilde Seigner ... Lise
Vittoria Scognamiglio Vittoria Scognamiglio ... Rose
Jacques Hansen Jacques Hansen ... Père de Lucas
Stéphane Lévêque Stéphane Lévêque ... Mathieu
Karim Lounis Karim Lounis ... Pablo
Bernard Nissile Bernard Nissile ... Millau
Bruno Bonomo Bruno Bonomo ... Prêtre
Stéphane Giusti Stéphane Giusti ... Jérôme
Benjamin Sanchiarelli Benjamin Sanchiarelli ... Enfant aux fleurs
Serguei Tourountsev Serguei Tourountsev ... Doublure plongeon
Nedjib Djebarri Nedjib Djebarri ... Enfant piscine 1
Louis Philippe Lopez Louis Philippe Lopez ... Enfant piscine 2
Elisabeth Giusti Elisabeth Giusti ... Infirmière Martin 1
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This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties, the bitter-sweet pleasures of first love and the dreadful moment when one comes down to reality and realizes that one's beloved friend has a hard way to go yet. The positive message the film tries to transmit is the somewhat common motto "Live each day of your life as if it were your last." Written by Guy33134

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

5 December 1997 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Mann meines Herzens See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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French Film Making At Its Best!
4 December 2003 | by AutographLoverSee all my reviews

I Loved this movie. It was passionate, believable and just a beautiful film all the way around. One of those movies you don't just watch but you feel. Highly recommended for fans of foreign gay cinema! This director and all of the actors are superb!


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