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A young and handsome stranger moves in a villa during a particularly hot summer. The intrigued residents let him. But one of them starts questioning the stranger's motives.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jacques Dutronc ... Le père
Marthe Keller ... La mère
Nicolas Cazalé ... Boris
Laura Smet ... Julie
Anne Caillon Anne Caillon ... Vanessa
Pascal Elbé ... André-Pierre Vauvenargues
Alexis Loret Alexis Loret ... Philip
Sylvia Mace Sylvia Mace ... Monique
Jean-François Gallotte Jean-François Gallotte ... Monsieur Durand
Isabelle Desmero Isabelle Desmero ... Madame Durand
Samy Sehili Samy Sehili ... Octave
Lucas Sehili Lucas Sehili ... Jofroi
Guy Amram Guy Amram ... Gendarme Vuibert
Matthieu Touboul Matthieu Touboul ... Gendarme
Rebecca Akin-Ottaviano Rebecca Akin-Ottaviano ... Fille terrasse 1
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A young and handsome stranger moves in a villa during a particularly hot summer. The intrigued residents let him. But one of them starts questioning the stranger's motives.

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Drama | Mystery

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Official Sites:

TFM [France]

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

30 May 2007 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

In der Glut der Sonne See more »

Filming Locations:

Saint-Tropez, Var, France

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Budget:

€6,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Blinded by the light
17 September 2007 | by richard_sleboeSee all my reviews

With every movie that he makes, Jacques Dutronc emerges ever more clearly as a Gallic Bryan Ferry. The accomplished singer-composer and César-winning actor moves through this movie with the weatherbeaten grace of a retired crook who has seen it all. A self-confined prisoner of his minimalistic sea-side mansion, he watches helplessly as his spoiled kids repeat the mistakes of the past in a classy peepshow of bodies and souls. With "UV", you get three movies at the price of one. It is a thriller embedded in a family drama with the visual appeal of a poolside cocktail commercial. Those of you who don't turn a blind eye on female allure will be pleased to find the girls (Laura Smet, Anne Caillon) tanning topless on-screen where they are wearing bikini tops in the production stills. Cinematographer Diego Martínez Vignatti makes ample use of overexposure, creating a glimmering visual equivalent of the Mediterranean mid-summer heat.


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