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Who You Think I Am (2019)

Celle que vous croyez (original title)
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Claire, a 50-year-old divorced teacher, creates a fake Facebook profile of a 24-year-old woman. She finds a photo of a pretty young blonde and uses it. She has created an entirely fictional character, but why?

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Safy Nebbou

Writers:

Camille Laurens (novel), Safy Nebbou (adaptation) | 5 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Juliette Binoche ... Claire Millaud
Nicole Garcia ... Dr. Catherine Bormans
François Civil ... Alex Chelly
Marie-Ange Casta Marie-Ange Casta ... Katia
Guillaume Gouix ... Ludovic Dalaux
Charles Berling ... Gilles
Jules Houplain ... Max
Jules Gauzelin Jules Gauzelin ... Tristan
Francis Leplay ... Serge
Pierre Giraud Pierre Giraud ... Paul
Sonia Mohammed Cherif Sonia Mohammed Cherif ... L'étudiante
François Genty François Genty ... Le patient
Claude Perron ... Solange
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Noémie Kirscher-Perrel Noémie Kirscher-Perrel
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Storyline

Claire, a 50-year-old divorced teacher, creates a fake Facebook profile of a 24-year-old woman. She finds a photo of a pretty young brunette online and uses it. She has created an entirely fictional character, but why? Originally she did it to spy on Ludo, her on-and-off lover. But Ludo only accepts friend requests from people he knows personally. To get to Jo, Claire sends his best-friend Alex a friend request and he accepts. The pair begins to exchange messages and their fake friendship turns into a fake love affair. Claire is in love with Alex and he is in love with her fake profile. Now he wants to meet the 24-year-old beauty he's been chatting with. She invents a busy job, professional trips and even a jealous ex. The more and more in love they are the more the situation becomes unbearable. Claire is torn between the impossibility of this love and the pain of having to admit her deception and risk losing it.

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Drama | Romance

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Claire Millaud: There's no greater rival then the one who doesn't exist.
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References Dangerous Liaisons (1988) See more »

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A French Festival Highlight
15 April 2019 | by swordsnareSee all my reviews

A modern day tale that is very typical of French cinema. Juliette Binoche is a very engaging actress both in her talents and natural beauty. The narrative has enough plot twists and intrigue to keep one interested, but not in a "Hollywood" manner that some may expect.

I simply find any review that describes a film simply as "boring" is just a cop-out and it was not the genre or film for them.


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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

27 February 2019 (France) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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$3,142,726
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