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Non-Fiction (2018)

Doubles vies (original title)
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Set in the Parisian publishing world, an editor and an author find themselves in over their heads, as they cope with a middle-age crisis, the changing industry and their wives.

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Olivier Assayas

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Olivier Assayas
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Guillaume Canet ... Alain Danielson
Juliette Binoche ... Selena
Vincent Macaigne ... Léonard Spiegel
Christa Théret ... Laure d'Angerville
Nora Hamzawi ... Valérie
Pascal Greggory ... Marc-Antoine Rouvel
Laurent Poitrenaux Laurent Poitrenaux ... Maxime Caron
Sigrid Bouaziz ... Victorine
Lionel Dray Lionel Dray ... L'ami éditeur
Nicolas Bouchaud ... David
Antoine Reinartz ... Blaise - le libraire d'Arles
Aurélia Petit Aurélia Petit ... L'invitée de Marc-Antoine
Thierry de Peretti Thierry de Peretti ... L'invité de Marc-Antoine
Violaine Gillibert ... Paloma - l'amie de Marc-Antoine
Jean-Luc Vincent Jean-Luc Vincent ... Carsten - un écrivain
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Set in the Parisian publishing world, an editor and an author find themselves in over their heads, as they cope with a middle-age crisis, the changing industry and their wives.

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A comedy about current affairs

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for some language and sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »
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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

3 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Non-Fiction See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$29,853, 5 May 2019

Gross USA:

$704,919
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1.85 : 1
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In Doubles Lives, he is often referred to Woody Allen's film, mainly because the film seems to advance through dialogue. See more »

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References Winter Light (1963) See more »

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Enjoyable French film
31 May 2019 | by lanceaugust1See all my reviews

The characters in this movie discuss the potential demise of the traditional publishing business in the face of digital media and the shifting patterns of media consumption. The characters are an actress, a writer, an editor/publisher, and the owner of the publisher. Multiple affairs among the married or otherwise involved characters create a tangle of personal relationships which never seem to reach a crisis point. The character's attitudes toward the affairs are very French: accepting, sophisticated, not wanting to know too much about their partner's outside sexual activities. The ending is a nice one. The movie never delves too deeply into any one character, as there are multiple story lines, and multiple relationships to balance. In the current movie marketplace, which is dominated by super hero films, any movie about real-life issues, and real human relationships is a welcome offering, hence I give this a generous 8 out of a possible 10.


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