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Belle maman (1999)

On his wedding day, Antoine falls madly in love with Léa, his mother-in-law.

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Gabriel Aghion
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Cast

Credited cast:
Catherine Deneuve ... Léa
Vincent Lindon ... Antoine
Mathilde Seigner ... Séverine
Line Renaud ... Nicou
Stéphane Audran ... Brigitte
Danièle Lebrun Danièle Lebrun ... Josette
Jean Yanne ... Paul
Idris Elba ... Grégoire
Artus de Penguern Artus de Penguern ... Pascal
Françoise Lépine Françoise Lépine ... Nathalie
Sacha Briquet Sacha Briquet ... Agent immobilier
Laurent Lafitte ... Franck
Jean-Marie Winling Jean-Marie Winling ... Henri
Jean-Michel Martial Jean-Michel Martial ... Maître Lagorce
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Adam Peter Adam
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On his wedding day, Antoine falls madly in love with Léa, his mother-in-law.

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Comedy

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

10 March 1999 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Beautiful Mother See more »

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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Soundtracks

Piu bella cosa
Written by Eros Ramazzotti, Adelio Cogliati and Claudio Guidetti
Performed by Eros Ramazzotti
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Outrageously perfect!
26 December 2003 | by cserkaSee all my reviews

I always loved French movies because I think they are filled with much more emotion and sense than the Americans. This film is a gem.

Starting with the wedding which is so funny that you just want to join them and in the end where the little family kids tell us who is with who which is extremly funny. Catherine Deneuve is simply hot and so good that it is absolutely possible that a young man can fall in love with her, and Vincen Lindon is perfect for that role. The best scene (except the wedding party) is in the family reunion where Antoine has got mad and yells his feelings to Lea in front of the family. It is such a shame that I could buy this film only from the French and not from the English (so I have to learn in French to enjoy watching it)!!


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