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Desire (2011)

Q (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 14 September 2011 (France)
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In a social context deteriorated by a countrywide economic crisis, the life of several people will be turned upside down after they meet Cecile, a character who symbolizes desire.

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Laurent Bouhnik

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Laurent Bouhnik (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Déborah Révy ... Cécile
Hélène Zimmer Hélène Zimmer ... Alice / Matt's girlfriend
Gowan Didi Gowan Didi ... Matt / Alice's boyfriend
Johnny Amaro Johnny Amaro ... Chance / Cecile's boyfriend
Johan Libéreau ... Manu / Matt's friend (as Johan Libereau)
Fabien Ara Fabien Ara ... Alex / Matt's friend
Christelle Benoit Christelle Benoit ... Virginie / Yves' wife
Patrick Hauthier Patrick Hauthier ... Yves / Virginie's husband
Léticia Belliccini Léticia Belliccini ... Sonia / Manu's ex-girlfriend
Brice Fournier Brice Fournier ... Maurice
Margot Heurtematte Margot Heurtematte ... Héloïse
Noémie Leroux-Cazaubon Noémie Leroux-Cazaubon ... Julie
Aurélia Arto Aurélia Arto ... Alizée / Cécile's friend
Yassine Azzouz ... Djamel
Bernez Moal Bernez Moal ... Daniel / Cleaner
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Set in Cheg, France and in a social context deteriorated by a countrywide economic crisis, the life of several people are turned upside down after they meet Cecile, a character who symbolizes desire. She is a 20-year-old girl whose father recently died and she sets about to bury her grief by having sexual relations with various lovers of people that she knows and does not know. Chance is her boyfriend and a petty criminal who loves her, but he cannot satisfy her constant carnal desires. His friend, Chance whose girlfriend Alice refuses to have sex with is an auto mechanic. Cecile also gives advice to her friends about how and how not to pleasure men and women. Unable to find inner peace through various sexual encounters with Chance, Matt and even Alice, she finally discovers another path to healing. Written by lament

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

14 September 2011 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Cherbourg, Manche, France

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EUR1,500,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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Cécile: To Cyril Collard, and to all those who still believe that love means something.
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2012 North American DVD release, although unrated, is a censored version replacing most "hardcore" footage with alternate scenes. See more »

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erotica at its dramatic best..
11 July 2012 | by bonzybinoSee all my reviews

Its hard to make a drama erotic, the more complex if its the other way around. Q is an erotica at its dramatic best, a distant topper in the genre. The plot evolves with lives of some characters revolving around Cecile, the protagonist in the drama, and how she change their lives. Too much subtle the screenplay at times, that we tend to lose it quite easily. And thankfully, the erotic scenes never shadows the feel of the movie which makes it engaging throughout.

The creditable performances from the cast imprints the quality of the drama, and quite deceitfully we get obsessed with the protagonist played by the gorgeous Déborah Révy - a rare breed of voluptuousness and acting prowess. The movie for all its sensuousness should be indebted to some unseen good locale, complemented well by good cinematography. A must stop port this for the erotica lovers, and a good watch for other movie goers. Its an erotica at its dramatic best. 6.5/10


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