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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 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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Love Theme
Written by Emmanuel Lipszyc (as E. Lipszyc) and Sébastien Lipszyc (as S. Lipszyc)
Performed by Laplage
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Well balanced between drama and comedy
14 February 2020 | by akos-02989See all my reviews

A story lifted away from reality just a little, so the focus on simple and important bits of life and love get a context. You could tell the story shortly and bluntly, but the film turns this to an advantage. The actors don't need to rush behind the plot but have the opportunity to explore the humour, the oddity and the sorrow of not knowing what you did in your last fifteen years, and of recognizing whatever it was made you different from what you wanted to be. Binoche and Kassowitz make Marie's and Paul's emotions, confusions and efforts vivid and real. Add nice photography, decent play in the minor roles, avoid trivial pretentions of solutions - you get a film that's fun, interesting and has depth that you can opt for but are not forced into. 97 minutes well spent.


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Country:

France | Luxembourg | Belgium

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

15 February 2012 (France) See more »

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Budget:

$6,500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,216,359
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2.35 : 1
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