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Le grand Meaulnes (2006)

A coming-of-age story set in France in the years leading up to World War I. Two teenage boys experience love, loss, anguish and betrayal in a rural setting of great beauty.

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Alain-Fournier (novel), Jean Cosmos | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicolas Duvauchelle ... Augustin Meaulnes
Jean-Baptiste Maunier ... François Seurel
Clémence Poésy ... Yvonne De Galais
Jean-Pierre Marielle ... M. de Galais
Philippe Torreton ... M. Seurel
Émilie Dequenne ... Valentine
Malik Zidi ... Franz
Valérie Stroh Valérie Stroh ... Millie
Florence Thomassin Florence Thomassin ... Mme Meaulnes
Pascal Elso Pascal Elso ... Florentin
Roger Dumas ... L'horloger
Pierre Vernier Pierre Vernier ... Le recteur
Charles Hurez ... Delouche
Clément Naslin Clément Naslin ... Dutremblay
Samuel Brafman-Moutier ... Roy (as Samuel Brafman)
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A coming-of-age story set in France in the years leading up to World War I. Two teenage boys experience love, loss, anguish and betrayal in a rural setting of great beauty.

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4 October 2006 (France) See more »

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A titokzatos birtok See more »

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Theuville, Val-d'Oise, France See more »

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Shadow of a novel
28 February 2012 | by VincentiuSee all my reviews

Jean - Pierre Marielle is only actor at perfect place. Otherwise, fragile attempts to suggest the atmosphere of novel. Essence is lost. Game is childish. And the first purpose - invitation to discover the world from Alain-Fournier masterpiece is only smoke. But far from book, it is not a seductive movie. Silhouette of James Dean for Meaulnes is not good option. Mysteries are slices from another stained. France of village is just sketch. And final impression is strange - desire of a director to recreate an universe for new title in his movies list. No doubts, Le grand Meaulnes is not easy prey for adaptations. But this fact may be encouragement. Or curse. So, fragile thing has need gentle hands and refined minds.


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