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Peindre ou faire l'amour (2005)

An affluent, middle-aged couple's uneventful lives are forever changed when they move into an isolated house in the country and befriend an odd, younger couple.
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Madeleine Lasserre
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William Lasserre
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Eva
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Adam
Hélène de Saint-Père ...
Julie
Philippe Katerine ...
Mathieu
Sabine Haudepin ...
Suzanne
Roger Miremont ...
Roger
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Michel
Marie-Pierre Chaix ...
Annick
Florence Loiret Caille ...
Élise (as Florence Loiret-Caille)
Thiago Telès ...
Joao
Philippe Suner
Cécile Reigher
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An affluent, middle-aged couple's uneventful lives are forever changed when they move into an isolated house in the country and befriend an odd, younger couple.

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24 August 2005 (France)  »

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Pintar ou Fazer Amor  »

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Les Marquises
Written by Jacques Brel (uncredited)
Performed by Jacques Brel
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Dreadful
2 May 2010 | by See all my reviews

There are films one loves to hate. This one is so awful, so contrived, so inane, so pretentious, so ludicrous at times ( particularly the dialogue ) that I wonder how well-known actors like Azema and Auteuil condescended to be part of such an abysmal opus. That it was well-received in France and Belgium is a sad reflection on some people's critical faculties, and also on the topics that we deem worthy of attention ( or rather on our treatment of them ). I understand that the directors, the Larrieu brothers, until their disastrous foray into serious film-making, had made documentaries about insects, quite a worthy enterprise ( one has only to think of the superb BBC productions ). Perhaps their intimacy with these tiny creatures have deprived them of any savoir-faire when dealing with human beings and their problems, since their stilted direction and clumsy camera work make the spectator wonder:" am I missing something? Is there some hidden intention in such lack of talent ?" I am relieved to note that there is a reviewer in Germany who shares my opinion that this film is unadulterated faeces.


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