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Les soeurs fâchées (2004)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 22 December 2004 (France)
Louise, younger sister, natural and straightforward, lives in province; Martine, older sister, beautiful and aloof, lives in the Parisian upper middle class. Louise has written a novel. On ... See full summary »

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Alexandra Leclère
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Isabelle Huppert ... Martine Demouthy
Catherine Frot ... Louise Mollet
François Berléand ... Pierre Demouthy
Brigitte Catillon Brigitte Catillon ... Sophie
Michel Vuillermoz Michel Vuillermoz ... Richard
Christiane Millet Christiane Millet ... Géraldine
Rose Thiéry Rose Thiéry ... Fernanda, la bonne
Bruno Chiche Bruno Chiche ... Charles
Jean-Philippe Puymartin Jean-Philippe Puymartin ... L'éditeur
Aurore Auteuil Aurore Auteuil ... L'hôtesse accueil éditeur
Antoine Beaufils Antoine Beaufils ... Alexandre Demouthy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Philippe Breton Philippe Breton
Philippe Cacheux Philippe Cacheux
Françoise Dubois Françoise Dubois ... Hôtesse salon de coiffure
Denis Sylvain Denis Sylvain
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Storyline

Louise, younger sister, natural and straightforward, lives in province; Martine, older sister, beautiful and aloof, lives in the Parisian upper middle class. Louise has written a novel. On Monday she will go for an appointment with a publisher in Paris, which may change her life. She comes to live with Martine for three days. During three days, Louise and her obvious happiness exasperate Martine and set her life in glares..... Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

22 December 2004 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Jag och min syster See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,341,556 (France), 7 January 2005
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Alexandra Leclère met Isabelle Huppert and offered her her script while she was waiting outside school for her youngest son. See more »

Quotes

Martine: Happiness, there's more to life than just that !
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Connections

Features The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967) See more »

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Another One Bites the Dust
(John Deacon)
Performed by Queen
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7 October 2005 | by Juja1See all my reviews

Fantastic acting, very entertaining. Though the things which happen in the movie are not always nice, it has been long since I have followed a movie with so much enjoyment from the first to its last minute. Not having read anything about the movie before, I was open to let the action surprise me. I recommend anyone not to read to much about the storyline before watching it, but just go and watch. To answer one of the comments above, yes, the movie is also interesting for people not familiar with the Paris-Countryside clinch (such as me). I think it is because the feelings/situations transported in it, though set in a French framework, are universal. There have been situations in my life when I have felt more like the one or like the other sister. Different as they are, the reactions of all characters are completely understandable. The movie does the trick to combine affectionate caricature and merciless realism. This is why the movie is catching and moving, while at the same time you are observing and enjoying from a kind of layd-back perspective. I just realize that might be the reason why the action never made me feel embarrassed, and allowed me to watch at times with some voyeuristic indulgence. Yes, the movie does not condemn any character, but brings affection for human imperfection. If you like the taste of film food which is a quite perfect dish of different flavours, go watch.


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