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Another Woman's Life (2012)

La vie d'une autre (original title)
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A young woman falls in love, then wakes up a decade later as the mother of a young boy who is also in the middle of a divorce.

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Sylvie Testud

Writers:

Frederique Deghelt (novel), Claire Lemaréchal (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Juliette Binoche ... Marie Speranski
Mathieu Kassovitz ... Paul Speranski
Aure Atika ... Jeanne
Danièle Lebrun ... Denise Bontant
Vernon Dobtcheff ... Dimitri Speranski
Yvi Dachary-Le Béon Yvi Dachary-Le Béon ... Adam Speranski
François Berléand ... Maître Volin
Marie-Christine Adam Marie-Christine Adam ... Babouchka Speranski
Nicolas Carpentier ... Marc Speranski
Albert Spiner Albert Spiner ... Jacques Bontant
Gaëlle Boghossian Gaëlle Boghossian ... Florence Malerba
Didier Raymond Didier Raymond ... Doncteur Jean Vincard
Sylvie Herbert Sylvie Herbert ... Rita
Francine Laffineuse Francine Laffineuse ... Mme Chemin
Daniela Bisconti Daniela Bisconti ... Mme Trochot
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Marie, 40, wakes up one morning believing she's 30. She's forgotten 10 years of her life. She wakes up at the beginning of a romance, which is in fact ending. She wakes up and has 4 days to make the man of her life fall in love with her again. Written by ARP Sélection

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Sunshine Reggae
Written by Tim Stahl and John Guldberg
Performed by Laid Back
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Definitely worth watching!
17 October 2012 | by irenebogSee all my reviews

I wasn't ready to post a review but when I realized that the film is only rated with 5.8 I felt like I had to. This film is not another masterpiece-as I hoped when I saw that both Binoche and Kassovitz are in the cast. However, its simplicity is what manages to raise it on a different level. The plot is fairly simple allowing the characters to effortlessly unfold, especially Binoche manages to convey the conflicted emotions of a woman lost between her past aspirations and the way that her life has evolved, confusing and failing her. Most of all the film is another story about ambition and routine taking us away from all that's meaningful in life, from all the little things that matter. No one has the opportunity to retrospect his/her life while living it. This is what this film is all about, and it is nicely done.


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Country:

France | Luxembourg | Belgium

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

15 February 2012 (France) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Belgium See more »

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Budget:

$6,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,216,359
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Dolby | Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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