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La répétition (2001)

Unrated | | Drama | 22 August 2001 (France)
Nathalie and Louise are friends from childhood. While studying drama at University Louise becomes hopelessly obsessed with her friend. Jealous of the male friends she has she breaks up the ... See full summary »

Director:

Catherine Corsini

Writers:

Catherine Corsini (scenario and dialogue), Marc Syrigas (scenario and dialogue) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emmanuelle Béart ... Nathalie
Pascale Bussières ... Louise
Dani Levy ... Matthias (as Dani Lévy)
Jean-Pierre Kalfon ... Walter Amar
Sami Bouajila ... Nicolas
Marilu Marini Marilu Marini ... Mathilde
Clément Hervieu-Léger Clément Hervieu-Léger ... Sacha
Marc Ponette Marc Ponette ... Alain
Raphaël Neal Raphaël Neal ... Patrick
Sébastien Gorteau Sébastien Gorteau ... Jean-Philippe
Vincent Macaigne ... Henri
Jeanne David Jeanne David ... Colette
Daniel Isoppo Daniel Isoppo ... Maurice
Marie-Charlotte Dutot Marie-Charlotte Dutot ... Louise (11 ans)
Marie Loboda Marie Loboda ... Nathalie 11 ans
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Storyline

Nathalie and Louise are friends from childhood. While studying drama at University Louise becomes hopelessly obsessed with her friend. Jealous of the male friends she has she breaks up the friendship, followed by a suicide attempt. Later, Louise marries, but finds time to see the, by now quite accomplished actress, Nathalie. They fight through the years, La Repetition following them as their friendship comes together and breaks up frequently, while never actually reaching anything that can be called a climax. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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Drama

Certificate:

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Language:

French | Danish | English

Release Date:

22 August 2001 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

A Repetição See more »

Filming Locations:

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Box Office

Budget:

FRF 25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$466,836 (France), 24 August 2001
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Yesterday Was a Lie
Fabrice Dumont / Angela McCluskey
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a very well-acted drama
2 July 2001 | by jacobctfSee all my reviews

Saw the film at the Festival du film français in Seoul. Although the film is slow at the start, it gives the audience a pretty good background of friendship (or relationship) of the characters, Natalie and Louise on which the film is based on. Natalie is an accomplished theatre actress and Louise tries to achieve her dream through Natalie's career... The 2 actresses (Béart et Brussières)did an excellent job portraying very different characters. The screenplay wasn't as original as I've expected yet the acting really makes up this disadvantage. A very enjoyable drama.


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