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Love Is the Perfect Crime (2013)

L'amour est un crime parfait (original title)
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A literature professor at the University of Lausanne, Marc has a reputation for having love affairs with his female students. A few days after the disappearance of one of the most brillant ... See full summary »

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Philippe Djian (novel), Arnaud Larrieu (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mathieu Amalric ... Marc
Karin Viard ... Marianne
Maïwenn ... Anna Eggbaum
Sara Forestier ... Annie
Denis Podalydès ... Richard
Marion Duval Marion Duval ... Barbara
Damien Dorsaz Damien Dorsaz ... LJacques - le jeune inspecteur de police
Carl von Malaisé Carl von Malaisé ... Le policier à moto (as Carl von Malaise)
Anne-Laure Tondu Anne-Laure Tondu ... La serveuse
Alain Börek Alain Börek ... Le collègue de Marc (as Alain Borek)
Pierre Maillard Pierre Maillard ... Monsieur Marinelli
Guilherme Dias Martins Guilherme Dias Martins ... Le balayeur à la gare
Nora Steining Nora Steining ... L'étudiante horrifiée
Baptiste Coustenoble Baptiste Coustenoble ... Le collègue d'Anna
Fabienne Barras Fabienne Barras ... La serveuse du bungalow
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A literature professor at the University of Lausanne, Marc has a reputation for having love affairs with his female students. A few days after the disappearance of one of the most brillant of these, who was his latest conquest, he encounters Anna who is trying to find out more about this beautiful young woman who has disappeared. Written by lletaif

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Crime | Thriller

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Official Sites:

Gaumont [France]

Country:

France | Switzerland | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

15 January 2014 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Au diable les jeunes filles See more »

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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

French visa # 135966. See more »

Goofs

Marc is a Literature teacher at the University of Lausanne. However, the campus shown in the movie is that of the EPFL, which specializes in science and technology. See more »

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Features L'Age d'Or (1930) See more »

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L'un dans l'autre
Performed by Erik Truffaz and Christophe
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Love hurts
26 January 2015 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

A more than decent attempt at a thriller mystery. Our main actor might not be the most likable person (far from it), but that doesn't mean we have to hate him. Actually the actor (very well known in France) does a great job showing more than one side on him. And even if you can see where this is going (or what actually happened), this ride is well worth going along with.

It might be a bit too long and the relationships are stretched a bit (though never feel fake or false, no pun intended), but the overall message is delivered. Great photography, with a very slow moving pace, that might not be everyones taste.


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