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Peindre ou faire l'amour (2005)

An affluent, middle-aged couple's uneventful lives are forever changed when they move into an isolated house in the country and befriend an odd, younger couple.
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Madeleine Lasserre
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William Lasserre
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Eva
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Adam
Hélène de Saint-Père ...
Julie
Philippe Katerine ...
Mathieu
Sabine Haudepin ...
Suzanne
Roger Miremont ...
Roger
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Michel
Marie-Pierre Chaix ...
Annick
Florence Loiret Caille ...
Élise (as Florence Loiret-Caille)
Thiago Telès ...
Joao
Philippe Suner
Cécile Reigher
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An affluent, middle-aged couple's uneventful lives are forever changed when they move into an isolated house in the country and befriend an odd, younger couple.

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24 August 2005 (France)  »

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Pintar ou Fazer Amor  »

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Les Marquises
Written by Jacques Brel (uncredited)
Performed by Jacques Brel
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A simple yet beautiful story on relationship and trust
11 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

Mardelene is a hobby painter who met Adam by chance while indulging in her pastime on a fine day in the countryside. Adam, who is visually impaired, then introduced her to a country house which was on sale and Mardelene was immediately taken away by its beauty. She convinced her husband, William, who is into meteorology and has decided on an early retirement to purchase the house. Things took an interesting turn as they met Adam's other half during a dinner at the their new place.

Set on a beautiful French countryside and in a charming rustic country house, the story revolves around two couples; the first couple's relationship was put on test as they met the second couple. The trust that was built among them transformed into a slippery slope of pleasure and guilt. A highly poetic film with excellent music and breath-taking sceneries.


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