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Petites coupures (2003)

PETITES COUPURES tells the story of Bruno (Daniel Auteuil), a communist newspaper journalist suffering a mid-life crisis. Torn between his wife Gaëlle ('Emmanuel Devos') and his young ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristin Scott Thomas ... Béatrice
Daniel Auteuil ... Bruno
Pascale Bussières ... Mathilde
Ludivine Sagnier ... Nathalie
Jean Yanne ... Gérard, l'oncle de Bruno
Catherine Mouchet ... Anne
Hanns Zischler ... Verekher
Emmanuelle Devos ... Gaëlle
Aladin Reibel Aladin Reibel ... Fromager
Jérémie Lippmann Jérémie Lippmann ... Simon (as Jeremie Lippman)
Bettina Kee Bettina Kee ... Laure
Alain Libolt Alain Libolt ... Paul
Louis-Do de Lencquesaing ... André (as Louis Dominique de Lencquesaing)
Amina Medjoubi Amina Medjoubi ... Noria
Dinara Drukarova ... Marie (as Dinara Droukarova)
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PETITES COUPURES tells the story of Bruno (Daniel Auteuil), a communist newspaper journalist suffering a mid-life crisis. Torn between his wife Gaëlle ('Emmanuel Devos') and his young girlfriend Nathalie (Ludivine Sagnier), his political beliefs battered by the wind of history, Bruno seems to have lost his bearings. After responding to a call for help from his uncle (Jean Yanne), who is fighting a losing battle for re-election as the communist mayor of a small town near Grenoble, Bruno gets lost in a dark forest. There he meets Béatrice (Kristin Scott Thomas), who does nothing to stop him getting even more lost Written by Anonymous

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Country:

France | UK

Language:

French

Release Date:

12 February 2003 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Pequeñas heridas See more »

Filming Locations:

Corps, Isère, France See more »

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Color (Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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What americans won't never be able to do
14 February 2003 | by benjamin.cuqSee all my reviews

Petites Coupures is exactly the opposite of actual american cinema : smart, elegant, fun. Daniel Auteuil plays a french journalist communist disturbed by his ideas, his wife, his girlfriend and women he meets. After "Rien sur Robert", Pascal Bonitzer shows us his billiant way to write and direct a good movie. He perfectly films women . This guy loves women, it's obvious. Pascale Bussière, Ludivine Sagnier, Catherine Mouchet and Kristin Scott-Thomas are beautiful. Don't waste your time, run to watch it.


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