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Amanda (2018)

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After his sister is brutally killed, David finds himself in charge of his 7 year old niece, Amanda.

Director:

Mikhaël Hers

Writers:

Maud Ameline (screenplay), Mikhaël Hers (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vincent Lacoste ... David Sorel
Isaure Multrier Isaure Multrier ... Amanda Sorel
Stacy Martin ... Léna
Ophélia Kolb Ophélia Kolb ... Sandrine Sorel
Marianne Basler ... Maud Sorel
Jonathan Cohen Jonathan Cohen ... Axel
Nabiha Akkari ... Raja
Greta Scacchi ... Alison
Bakary Sangaré Bakary Sangaré ... Le directeur de la Maison des Enfants
Claire Tran ... Lydia
Elli Medeiros ... Eve - la mère de Léna
Zoé Bruneau ... L'assistante sociale
Lily Bensliman Lily Bensliman ... La journaliste au café
Raphaël Thiéry Raphaël Thiéry ... Moïse
Leah Lapiower Leah Lapiower ... Emmanuelle - la baby-sitter
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Storyline

After his sister is brutally killed, David finds himself in charge of his 7 year old niece, Amanda.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

France

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

21 November 2018 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Mein Leben mit Amanda See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,133,404
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby (as Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Mikhaël Hers was born on February 6, 1975 in Paris. He studied in the production department at La Fémis, from which he graduated in 2004. He then directed three short films: Charell (presented at the Critics' Week, Cannes Film Festival 2006), Primrose Hill (also presented at the Semaine de la Critic, Cannes Festival 2007, and awarded at Clermont Ferrand) and Montparnasse (presented at the Directors' Fortnight, Cannes Film Festival 2009, and winner of the Jean Vigo Prize). After Memory Lane (Locarno Festival 2010) and This Feeling of Summer (Rotterdam Festival 2016), Amanda is his third feature film. It has been selected in the Orizzonti section at the Venice Festival 2018. See more »

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One of the players at Wimbledon is wearing black shorts. The rules say that kit must be all white. See more »

Connections

References Wind River (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Be Cruel
Written by Otis Blackwell and Elvis Presley
Performed by Elvis Presley
(1956)
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A contemporary drama.
29 June 2019 | by RodrigAndrisanSee all my reviews

Little Isaure Multrier does a very good role in this sad story. The movie is well done, worthy of view. I would have preferred another ending, something more powerful.


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