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A Simple Heart (2008)

Un coeur simple (original title)
Unable to forget her first love, Félicité, a simple and kind maid, devotes herself completely to her new master, Mathilde Aubain. As the passing of time doesn't heal her wounds, she gives ... See full summary »

Director:

Marion Laine

Writers:

Marion Laine (adaptation), Gustave Flaubert (freely inspired by the novel by: "Un Coeur Simple [Trois Contes]")
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sandrine Bonnaire ... Félicité
Marina Foïs ... Mathilde Aubain
Pascal Elbé ... Théodore
Patrick Pineau Patrick Pineau ... Liébard
Thibault Vinçon ... Frédéric
Noémie Lvovsky ... Nastasie - la soeur de Félicité
Louise Orry-Diquéro Louise Orry-Diquéro ... Clémence Aubain 9-11 ans
Melissa Dima Melissa Dima ... Clémence Aubain à 4 ans
Antoine Olivera Antoine Olivera ... Paul Aubain à 8 ans
Romain Scheiner Romain Scheiner ... Victor enfant
Jean Senejoux Jean Senejoux ... Paul Aubain 13-15 ans
Marthe Guerin Marthe Guerin ... Clémence Aubain à 15 ans (as Marthe Guérin)
Michaël Abiteboul Michaël Abiteboul ... Fabu
Nicolas Bonnefoy Nicolas Bonnefoy ... Le copain de Théodore
Bruno Blairet Bruno Blairet ... Le prêtre
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Unable to forget her first love, Félicité, a simple and kind maid, devotes herself completely to her new master, Mathilde Aubain. As the passing of time doesn't heal her wounds, she gives love to all those who surround her: Mathilde's children, her nephew Victor. But fate seems to always deny her from any love in return. Still she tries to find someone who'll accept her unconditional love. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

26 March 2008 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

A Simple Heart See more »

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Dolby SR | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Béatrice Caufman, the producer, died on 23-1-2007, four months before shooting started. Jean-Michel Rey took over. See more »

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Remake of A Simple Heart (1977) See more »

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