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Thirst for Life (2017)

La soif de vivre (original title)
Lisa, a mother of two, is gradually being consumed by her alcoholism while her husband Vincent is busy with his career and underestimates the gravity of the situation, simply avoiding the subject.

Director:

Lorenzo Gabriele

Writers:

Elena Hassan (as Elena Pearl Hassan), Lorenzo Gabriele
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Claire Keim ... Lisa
Grégory Montel Grégory Montel ... Vincent
Helie Thonnat Helie Thonnat ... Thomas (as Hélie Thonnat)
Shemss Audat ... Agnès
Célia Novo Célia Novo ... Julia bébé
Chloé Novo Chloé Novo ... Julia bébé
Lisa Maraval Lisa Maraval ... Julia enfant
Elisa Hauvette Elisa Hauvette ... Chloé
Eléonore Beltran Eléonore Beltran ... Jessica
Olivia Lancelot Olivia Lancelot ... Directrice d'école
Raymond Forestier Raymond Forestier ... Homme bar de nuit
Stéphanie Moussu Stéphanie Moussu ... Urgentiste
Stéphane Durieux Stéphane Durieux ... Patron bar-tabac
Sylvie Batby Sylvie Batby ... Caissière bar-tabac
Larra Mendy Larra Mendy ... Cassière supermarché
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Lisa, family mother of 11 year old Thomas and a new born baby, is gradually being consumed by her alcoholism. She loves her children, but the taboo surrounding the disease is dragging the family down. Her husband Vincent is busy with his career and underestimates the gravity of the situation, simply avoiding the subject. Thomas takes care of his baby sister alone, while nothing else matters for their mother but her addiction. How will Thomas, who has grown up until now in a loving household, deal with these adult problems? And can Lisa get a grip on her life and find the strength to tackle her disease? Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

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Despite being a French production, only aired in France a year after premiering and winning a prize at a prestigious TV festival, airing in Switzerland and two and a half weeks after airing in Spain. See more »

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

7 February 2018 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Ansia de vivir See more »

Filming Locations:

Bordeaux, Gironde, France

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