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Summer Things (2002)

Embrassez qui vous voudrez (original title)
Two couple of friends, one very rich the other almost homeless, decides to go on Holiday. Julie, a single mother, joins them too. Once at seaside, it starts a complicate love cross among ... See full summary »

Director:

Michel Blanc

Writers:

Michel Blanc, Joseph Connolly (book)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlotte Rampling ... Elizabeth Lannier
Jacques Dutronc ... Bertrand Lannier
Carole Bouquet ... Lulu
Michel Blanc ... Jean-Pierre
Karin Viard ... Véronique
Denis Podalydès ... Jérôme
Clotilde Courau ... Julie
Vincent Elbaz ... Maxime
Lou Doillon Lou Doillon ... Emilie
Sami Bouajila ... Kevin
Gaspard Ulliel ... Loïc
Mélanie Laurent ... Carole
Matthieu Boujenah Matthieu Boujenah ... Romain
Mickaël Dolmen Mickaël Dolmen ... Rena / Nanou
Barbara Kelsch Barbara Kelsch ... Pauline
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Two couple of friends, one very rich the other almost homeless, decides to go on Holiday. Julie, a single mother, joins them too. Once at seaside, it starts a complicate love cross among them that will involve also a transsexual, a jealous brother,a Latin Lover and another nervous stressed couple. Not to mention about the daughter of one of them that is secretly in Chicago with one of his father's employee... More, at the end of the summer all of them will join the same party... Written by 1felco

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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France | UK | Italy

Language:

French | English | German | Italian

Release Date:

9 October 2002 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,738,101
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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so british, so french, so human !!!!
5 January 2004 | by sadlouSee all my reviews

this is not typically french as i've read in some other comments. the film is based on a british book ....

it's a very acid and cynic satire of how some people's lives are laced with lies ...

it has this kind of witty bitter humour that will make it a very enjoyable movie, and i'm going to buy the book to see if there are any notable differences..

thank you for your attention !


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