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

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Genres:

Drama

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G | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

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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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,102,502
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Sound Mix:

Dolby (as Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The theme of mourning, already present in Mikhaël Hers' The Sentiment of the Summer(Ce sentiment de l'été), is addressed more concretely in Amanda, with this niece whom David is to take care of after the death of his mother. See more »

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References Jupiter's Moon (2017) See more »

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a long-awated piece in support of family values
2 June 2019 | by CupPustaSee all my reviews

Meet thy life. Not a fairy tale, though not from the lowest of the class. Just an ordinary life of ordinary people with ordinary biographies in an ordinary (modern (European)) world. Everyone has to mature (in a better meaning of this word). Either you're a child or a long-grown-up. Introduce values in your life, through painful changes (life is everyone's pain, didn't you know). But, what keeps us people going on, is eternal. Families and generations - that's what we're meant for by Creator Almighty (no matter how you envisage Him). No, this isn't a full-blood drama (and it hasn't be like this, it teaches us humanity even in a simplest basic form (but that's enough)). Though, the ending is, somewhat, crumpled... But, that's not an ending in its usual way. The new life awaits, it's not depicted, it's the future. Go on!


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