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Romantics Anonymous (2010)

Les émotifs anonymes (original title)
PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 25 November 2011 (USA)
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What happens when a man and a woman share a common passion? They fall in love. And this is what happens to Jean-René, the boss of a small chocolate factory, and Angélique, a gifted ... See full summary »
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Benoît Poelvoorde ... Jean-René Van Den Hugde
Isabelle Carré ... Angélique Delange
Lorella Cravotta Lorella Cravotta ... Magda
Lise Lamétrie Lise Lamétrie ... Suzanne
Swann Arlaud ... Antoine
Pierre Niney ... Ludo
Stéphan Wojtowicz ... Le psychologue
Jacques Boudet ... Rémi, un émotif anonyme
Alice Pol ... Adèle, une émotive anonyme
Céline Duhamel Céline Duhamel ... Mimi, une émotive anonyme
Philippe Fretun Philippe Fretun ... Maxime, un émotif anonyme
Grégoire Ludig ... Julien, un émotif anonyme
Philippe Gaulé Philippe Gaulé ... Philippe, un émotif anonyme
Joëlle Séchaud ... Joëlle, une émotive anonyme
Isabelle Gruault Isabelle Gruault ... Sylviane, une émotive anonyme
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What happens when a man and a woman share a common passion? They fall in love. And this is what happens to Jean-René, the boss of a small chocolate factory, and Angélique, a gifted chocolate maker he has just hired. What occurs when a highly emotional man meets a highly emotional woman? They fall in love, and this is what occurs to Jean-René and Angélique who share the same handicap. But being pathologically timid does not make things easy for them. So whether they will manage to get together, join their solitudes and live happily ever after is a guessing matter. Written by Guy Bellinger

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Comedy | Romance

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Nomination: Prix Lumières de la meilleure actrice à Isabelle Carré (14-1-2011). See more »

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Angélique Delange: I'm sorry but it won't work. I love you and I know you love me. But it's a recipe for disaster. We'll get to know each other, warts and all. We'll annoy each other, stop communicating, and end up hating each other. I don't want that. We're both emotional.It's a recipe for disaster. We're not strong enough. We understand each other, only too well. We'll pull each other down like two people drowning. Our struggling will only make us sink faster.I don't want to sink. Or drown, even with you. So......
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References The Sound of Music (1965) See more »

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I Have Confidence
(J'ai confiance)
Written by Richard Rodgers for the film The Sound of Music (1965)
French adaptation by Henri Lemarchand
Performed by Isabelle Carré
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A heartwarming and genuinely funny modern fable
9 January 2012 | by yris2002See all my reviews

A genuine "French-made" romantic comedy, with echoes of "Chocolat" and "Amelie", starring the most suitable performers for movies like these. There's nothing extraordinary in this modern fable, but here lies its authenticity. We just find two normal adults, or maybe abnormal in their pathological timidity, who just try to come to terms with their emotions and to find a way to live and communicate them. Every next step sounds predictable, but we obviously do not look for plot twists, in pictures like these, that we want to progress and end in the exact way this movie progressed and ended, without ever sounding mawkish, and offering truly amusing moments. But the main protagonist is chocolate, with its healing power, we have all experienced, to make us feel better and to melt many emotional blocks. A truly enjoyable, heartwarming and funny picture.


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France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

25 November 2011 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Sagy, Val-d'Oise, France See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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