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La disparue de Deauville (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | 23 May 2007 (France)
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An inspector who just suffered a family tragedy is looking for a missing older man. Man's family is of no help, or are they hiding something? He is helped by a ghost of an actress who died 30 years ago, or is he slowly going insane?

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Sophie Marceau

Writers:

Sophie Marceau (scenario), Gianguido Spinelli (scenario) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Lambert ... Jacques (as Christophe Lambert)
Sophie Marceau ... Victoria / Lucie
Nicolas Briançon ... Camille Bérangère
Simon Abkarian ... Pierre
Robert Hossein ... Antoine Bérangère
Marie-Christine Barrault ... Mélanie Bérangère
Judith Magre ... Duchesse
Marilou Berry ... Fred
Magali Woch Magali Woch ... Constance
Jacques Boudet ... Commissar Penaud
Laure Duthilleul Laure Duthilleul ... Marilou
Firmine Richard ... Head nurse
Samir Guesmi ... Medical student
Valérie Tréjean Valérie Tréjean ... Chloé Renard
Georges Benoît Georges Benoît ... Receptionist Georges
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Storyline

Jacques is a disheveled police lieutenant in Normandy. An enigmatic woman sends him to a hotel where the owner's been reported missing. Jacques' presence unnerves the wife and son of the missing man as well as the police assigned to investigate. Is the woman a figment of his mind? He sees her at a distance from time to time; she's a ringer for an actress who died in a road accident 36 years before and was the mistress of the missing man. Jacques follows his hunches and visions as his colleagues become impatient with is actions. We also learn bits about a tragedy in his recent past. Is he ill or the only one with a clue about what's going on? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

23 May 2007 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

A 401-es szoba titka See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR4,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,447,065
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Just enjoy it
31 March 2008 | by bjhex1See all my reviews

La Disparue de Deauville is an enjoyable film that needn't be over analyzed. Admittedly, it contains a number of familiar mystery and thriller elements, but manages to play them off rather nicely. Sophie Marceau and Christopher Lambert perform well with distinctive character portrayals. I felt it was nicely directed, as well. Never is the direction of the film a source of discomfort, save possibly for some camera techniques used for dramatic effect. And only then, if the viewer is seeking to find fault.

Of particular interest for fans of Sophie Marceau is that this film sparked a notion that a true film noir portrayal of the classic femme fatale would not go amiss on her filmography. Though she doesn't play a '40s actress, her role hearkens back to an earlier era in film-making. Certainly, she has played that strong, dangerous female character contemporaneously, but a 1940's style rendition in the Lauren Bacall mode could be quite interesting. A suitable french Bogart would be required, though.

Enjoy the film on its own merits, and don't worry about if it's too French, or not French enough, too complicated or too silly. It's entertaining.


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