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Le premier jour du reste de ta vie (2008)

Five key days in a family's life.

Director:

Rémi Bezançon

Writer:

Rémi Bezançon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jacques Gamblin ... Robert Duval
Zabou Breitman ... Marie-Jeanne Duval
Déborah François ... Fleur Duval
Marc-André Grondin ... Raphaël Duval
Pio Marmaï ... Albert Duval
Roger Dumas ... Pierre
Cécile Cassel ... Prune
Stanley Weber ... Éric
Sarah Cohen-Hadria Sarah Cohen-Hadria ... Clara
Camille De Pazzis ... Moïra
Aymeric Cormerais Aymeric Cormerais ... Sacha
Jean-Jacques Vanier Jean-Jacques Vanier ... Mathias Moreau
Philippe Lefebvre Philippe Lefebvre ... Philippe
François-Xavier Demaison ... Le docteur Marcaurel
Gilles Lellouche ... Le rasta blanc
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Five key days in a family's life.

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Drama

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Official Sites:

Studio Canal [France]

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

23 July 2008 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The First Day of the Rest of Your Life See more »

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2.35 : 1
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References Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Summertime
Written by George Gershwin (uncredited), Ira Gershwin (uncredited) and DuBose Heyward (uncredited)
Performed by Janis Joplin
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A film about nostalgia.
1 April 2017 | by nzswannySee all my reviews

If you've ever felt nostalgia, you will completely understand this film. This film displays nostalgia, of our good times, of the times we missed, the times we loved, and the times we cherished. It also deals, however, with the times we hated, the times we were embarrassed and the times that were bad. This film combines both nostalgia and regret into one well paced film, that contains great acting, magnificent direction and a swell soundtrack. A french film, alas, some may consider it to be overrated if they have never experienced nostalgia. The ones who have experienced nostalgia, however, will absolutely love this film. Whoever this director is, I'm going to look for some more films that he directed, because this was absolutely stunning. A spectacular experience that will make you feel with the characters, with pain and nostalgia. I will not give anything else away. 10/10.


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