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Alive (2002)

Vivante (original title)
After a brutal attack, a 19-year-old girl falls into a self-destructive cycle.


Sandrine Ray


Antoine Lacomblez (adaptation), Sandrine Ray

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vahina Giocante ... Claire
Samuel Jouy Samuel Jouy ... Marty
François Berléand ... Le père
Fanny Cottençon ... Marie
Pierre Cassignard Pierre Cassignard ... Louis
Cécile Cassel ... Isa
Manuel Blanc ... Paul
Jérôme Marc Jérôme Marc ... Fred
Stéphane Metzger Stéphane Metzger ... Bruno
Julien Masson Julien Masson ... Phil
Eliane Lublin Eliane Lublin ... La prof de chant
Serge Blumental Serge Blumental ... Le patron de Claire
Laurent Bouhnik ... L'agresseur
David Saracino David Saracino ... Le jeune agresseur
Frédéric Andrau Frédéric Andrau ... L'agresseur lâche


After a brutal attack, a 19-year-old girl falls into a self-destructive cycle.

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27 February 2002 (France) See more »

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Perfect performance, really realistic
2 August 2003 | by DaangerousSee all my reviews

Vivante is a French film, about a young, 19 year-old girl, who, on her way back from singing lessons, get's raped by a group of men. She doesn't tell anyone anything about what happened to her, because she thinks she can solve this problem by herself. She get's addicted to drink, drugs and sex with unknown men. She even tries to commit suicide. Only after 8 months she dares to talk to her father and brother about it, and that's when she dares to live again. This movie ain't "the best you've ever seen", it ain't "the first movie about rape". But it shore gives you a moment to think "wtf?". After you've seen this movie, you start to think about the impact of such a thing, and that's, I think, the impact of this movie, it gives you a good look, what's it really like. You hear about rape more often, but thanks to films like this one, you keep remembering that it's not normal. It's not only the story that's great. Also the performance of the 19 year old Vahina Giocante is very good.

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