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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Jean-Pierre Bacri
Kristin Scott Thomas
Isabelle Carré
Claude Rich
Directors
Pascal Bonitzer
Screenwriters
Agnès de Sacy
Pascal Bonitzer
Running Time
100 minutes

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Plot
There's a frostiness between Parisian lecturer Damien (Bacri) and his theatre director wife Iva (Thomas). She's having an affair with an actor, and he's left torn when she asks for his help pulling strings to have a friend spared expulsion from the country.


Verdict
An elegant and well-acted piece of French drama.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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