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Un crime au paradis (2001)

In the 1980 French countryside, farmer Jojo and his ill-tempered wife Lulu hate each other, though their respective interests speak against divorce. The only thing that keeps the oppressed ... See full summary »

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Jojo Braconnier
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Lulu Braconnier
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Maître Jacquard
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Jacky
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Le patron du café
Valérie Mairesse ...
Magali
Maryse Deol ...
La mercière
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Mme Bertrand, l'épicière
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L'avocat Miramont
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Le président Laborde
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Le juge Frégard
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Geneviève, la secrétaire de Jacquard
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In the 1980 French countryside, farmer Jojo and his ill-tempered wife Lulu hate each other, though their respective interests speak against divorce. The only thing that keeps the oppressed Jojo from murder is the threat of the guillotine... Written by Loic

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28 February 2001 (France)  »

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A Crime in Paradise  »

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Remake of La Poison (1951) See more »

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Happy Birthday
Written by Patty S. Hill and Mildred J. Hill
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C'est la vie !
23 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

It's a french film, located in the french countryside, with that unique french feeling that stays right between drama and humor: one hour and a half that run like fresh water. Not a chef-d'oeuvre, but really pleasant. One thing to appreciate is that characters are as natural as it is in everyday life, and the plot seems to come out of a province's newspaper as well. 7 out of 10.


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