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Love in the Time of Civil War (2014)

L'amour au temps de la guerre civile (original title)
Unrated | | Drama | 6 June 2015 (USA)
Alex is a young addict who sells his body in Montreal (Canada). He's flanked by Bruno, Simon, Jeanne, Eric and Velma, all of them caught in the same spiral of compulsion. Hostage to ... See full summary »

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Rodrigue Jean

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Ron Ladd (screenplay), Ron Ladd
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Alexandre Landry ... Alex
Jean-Simon Leduc ... Bruno
Simon Lefebvre Simon Lefebvre ... Simon
Catherine-Audrey Lachapelle ... Jeanne
Ana Christina Alva Ana Christina Alva ... Velma
Éric Robidoux ... Eric
Richard Fréchette Richard Fréchette
Julie C. Delorme Julie C. Delorme
Jean-François Blanchard
Tyler Jason Megarry Tyler Jason Megarry
Alexandrine Agostini Alexandrine Agostini
Jérémy Hervieux-Gosselin
Richard Champagne Richard Champagne
Richard Lemire Richard Lemire
Marco Thériault Marco Thériault
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Alex is a young addict who sells his body in Montreal (Canada). He's flanked by Bruno, Simon, Jeanne, Eric and Velma, all of them caught in the same spiral of compulsion. Hostage to society's market logic, they are the fallen angels of a dark and violent time. Written by Anonymous

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Super slow with little content and plenty of repetition
5 January 2019 | by brensweeSee all my reviews

No doubt that repetition bit might be one of the things the movie tries to hit home. It doesn't make for an interesting movie though. After a while, I found I had to use my media player to speed up the "action". Tracking shots going on for minutes on end with somebody just walking and walking. Towards the end I was actually watching at 8x and 16x speed and could follow what was going on, if "going on" is the correct term. Nothing of value here, for me anyway. Simply no story, or, at the very best, the bare bones of one. It amazes me that they thought 120 minutes of this was a good idea. Pass.


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French

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6 June 2015 (USA) See more »

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Alex - Süchtig nach Liebe See more »

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Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Transmar Films See more »
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