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Partir (2009)

Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 12 August 2009 (France)
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Suzanne is a well married mother, but her bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist by building an office in their backyard. Then Suzanne falls in love with the man hired to build the office.

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Cast

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Suzanne
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Ivan
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Samuel
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Rémi
Aladin Reibel ...
Dubreuil
Alexandre Vidal ...
David
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Marion
Berta Esquirol ...
Berta
Gérard Lartigau ...
Lagache
Geneviève Casile ...
La mère de Samuel
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Le père de Samuel
Michèle Ernou ...
Mme Aubouy
Jonathan Cohen ...
Le banquier
Hélène Babu ...
Dorothée
Sali Cervià ...
La fille de la station-service
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Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband agrees to fix up a consulting room for her in their backyard. When Suzanne and the man hired to do the building meet, the mutual attraction is sudden and violent. Suzanne decides to give up everything and live this all engulfing passion to the fullest. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£35,532 (UK) (11 July 2010)

Gross:

$174,694 (USA) (19 December 2010)
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L'amour dans la voiture
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Great Movie
19 December 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a movie that stays with you for a long time after viewing. The acting is extraordinary, the attraction between the two main characters palpable, the photography and sceneries beautiful. I really don't see why so much negative criticism is directed toward the plot. Passion has existed since time beginning and this is what this movie is all about, an uncontrollable, all consuming passion, which is made very believable by the wonderful.Kristin Scott Thomas. Sergi López is perfect as the lover, passionate, tender and vulnerable. If you are looking for the reason why Suzanne falls in love with him, those are the main reasons, besides the fact that he is obviously good looking. I enjoyed the movie tremendously. Every scene was essential to the plot, no gratuitous sex scenes here. And the style was elegant, as only the French know how to do.


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