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Je n'aime que toi (2004)

The unexpected acquaintance with a young prostitute helps the venerable writer to overcome writer's block. Quite shocking story of her life inspires him for a new book.

Director:

Claude Fournier

Writer:

Claude Fournier
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michel Forget ... Georges / Writer
Noémie Godin-Vigneau Noémie Godin-Vigneau ... Daisy / Maude
Dorothée Berryman ... Bibiane / Georges' wife
Jean-Nicolas Verreault ... Guillaume / publisher
France Castel ... Mme Breton
Normand Chouinard ... Charles-Henri Breton
Louis-José Houde ... Vendeur de téléphone portable / Cellphone Seller
Louis-Olivier Maufette Louis-Olivier Maufette ... Garçon de café / Coffee boy
Anne-Marie Boisvert Anne-Marie Boisvert ... Serveuse / Waitress
Virginie Valastro Virginie Valastro ... Virginie / Guillaume's assistant
Sylvie Jarry Sylvie Jarry ... Attachée de presse / Press Officer
Mélanie Pilon Mélanie Pilon ... Serveuse salon de thé / teahouse waitress
Dave Bourgeois Dave Bourgeois ... Voisin / Neighbour
Jacques Lanctôt Jacques Lanctôt ... Himself
Yves Beauchemin Yves Beauchemin ... Himself
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Renowned novelist Georges Guerin is out of inspiration to finish his next novel. One day, at a café, a young woman named Daisy recognizes him and both start the conversation. She calls herself a whore and makes such a story of her own life that she becomes the plot for her next novel, expected of all - especially Guillaume Lanctôt, his publisher. As the writing progresses, the relationship between them becomes more and more tender. During a weekend in the countryside, they become lovers. Then, while the novel "I only love you" is about to appear, he announces to his wife that he leaves her. But the launch day of the book in Montreal, Daisy does not appear - Disarray of the writer, who is enamored of her and who does not even know her address. Later, while the promotional campaign of the book in France is finished, he goes in search of his muse. But the drama strikes when he learns from the mouth of her parents that she died of pancreatic cancer and she used to be his student who ... Written by lament

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Romance

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Official Sites:

Christal Films

Country:

Canada

Language:

French

Release Date:

January 2005 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

My One Only Love See more »

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Rose Films See more »
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(Québec)

Color:

Color
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Fantastic soundtrack by Jorane!
21 August 2004 | by jstrob2See all my reviews

One thing I really enjoyed in this movie was its wonderful soundtrack. The composer and performer, Jorane, made her first soundtrack for this movie and I really hope she will make other soundtracks in the future. I sincerely think she is a genius.

And about the movie... I liked the story. But I think the director is more of a writer than a cinematographer. I think a more original editing and photography could have enhanced this movie.

About the casting: Noémie Godin-Vigneau is quite good, but I can't stand to see always the same 10 actors in movies from Quebec. I saw Michel Forget with the same mustache and haircuts in so many roles but with always the same attitude that now when I see him, I see only Michel Forget and not the character he is trying to play... for example. And I don't think an humorist is fitting in this movie neither (I'm talking about an humorist who is making a cameo). I know so many good actors in Quebec so there is no excuse for that.

I also wanted to point out something about the dialogs. The level of language is inconsistent. Sometimes the characters speak like if they are reading a text (more like a Quebecer trying to speak like a French from France) and sometimes the same character is speaking more casually. It really breaks the realism. Maybe it would be acceptable in a novel but not in a movie at all.

About the strong sexual content the first reviewer is mentioning... it's just in the language. There is a bit of nudity, but no graphic sex scenes.


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