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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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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French visa # 121064. See more »

Quotes

Jean-René Van Den Hugde: Oh well. Phew!
Le psychologue: What do you mean, "Phew"?
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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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My 402rd Review: A charming and magical bitter sweet film
20 April 2011 | by inteleartsSee all my reviews

Les Émotifs Anonymes is a wonderful film: very Fench and truly touching and genuinely funny, with just the right amount of romance versus life and love and chocolate.

The two protagonists are two chronically emotional stunted personalities - and you just know they are made for each other - but how they get there is, like the very best of French comedy, imaginative, a little chaotic, somewhat mixed-up, but always well meant.

This is a film I can warmly recommend as one of the best French romantic comedies of recent memories - it has touches of Amélie and will appeal to a wide audience - it beautifully shot and lit, and all in all, the script is witty, the situations are funny without being ludicrous or cringeworthy, and above all, this is a charming and truly romantic film, without saccharine, but definitely, with a bitter sweetness of its own.


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25 November 2011 (USA) See more »

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Sagy, Val-d'Oise, France See more »

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