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Claire (Nymark), an unmarried pregnant teenager, finds an odd relation in Madame Mélikian (Ascaride), an older woman grieving over the death of her son.

Director:

Éléonore Faucher

Writers:

Éléonore Faucher, Gaëlle Macé (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ariane Ascaride ... Mme. Mélikian
Lola Naymark Lola Naymark ... Claire Moutiers
Jackie Berroyer ... M. Lescuyer (as Jacky Berroyer)
Thomas Laroppe ... Guillaume
Marie Félix Marie Félix ... Lucile
Anne Canovas ... Mme. Lescuyer
Marina Tomé Marina Tomé ... Gynecologist
Élisabeth Commelin Élisabeth Commelin ... Mme. Moutiers (as Elisabeth Commelin)
Christophe Hatey Christophe Hatey ... Butcher
François Noël François Noël ... Bike Guy
Yasmine Modestine Yasmine Modestine ... Nurse
Annie-Claude Sauton Annie-Claude Sauton ... Baker
Nathalie Kirzin Nathalie Kirzin ... Round Woman
Ludivine Morissonaud Ludivine Morissonaud ... Clotilde
Arthur Quehen Arthur Quehen ... Thomas
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Storyline

When Claire learns that she is five months pregnant at the tender age of 17, she decides to give birth anonymously. She finds refuge with Madame Melikian, an embroiderer for haute couture designers. And, day by day, stitch by stitch, as Claire's belly grows rounder, the threads of embroidery create a filial bond between them. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

France

Language:

French | Armenian

Release Date:

13 October 2004 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Sequins See more »

Filming Locations:

Angoulême, Charente, France See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,183, 3 June 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$25,880, 13 November 2005
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Color:

Color
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Fantastic..
16 February 2007 | by marfar21-1See all my reviews

Yesterday night I've see this film and I would do all the best for the director, because I found a film very deep and intense. For the first time after a lot of time I found a film with a history full of love for life and and for a sense of live.

These actors are wonderful and the female protagonist is very very professional.

But, above all I found that the director Éléonore Faucher have done a very good history full of intensity and emotional sentiment.

Life and death in 85 minutes..

Bravo Éléonore

Marco


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