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Marie's Story (2014)

Marie Heurtin (original title)
Not Rated | | Biography, Drama | 12 November 2014 (France)
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Marie Heurtin is born both blind and deaf. Sister Marguerette wins her trust and teaches her how to express herself.

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Ariana Rivoire ...
Brigitte Catillon ...
La Mère supérieure
Noémie Churlet ...
Soeur Raphaëlle
Gilles Treton ...
Monsieur Heurtin
Laure Duthilleul ...
Madame Heurtin
Martine Gautier ...
Soeur Véronique
Patricia Legrand ...
Soeur Joseph
Sonia Laroze ...
Soeur Elisabeth
Valérie Leroux ...
Soeur Blandine
Fany Buy ...
Soeur Marthe
Noémie Bianco ...
Soeur Anne
Eline De Lorenzi ...
Soeur Clothilde
Tiphaine Rabaud Fournier ...
Soeur Marie-Ange
Sandrine Schwartz ...
Soeur Sandrine
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Marie Heurtin is born both blind and deaf. Sister Marguerette wins her trust and teaches her how to express herself.

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deaf mute | deaf blind | blind | mute | nun | See All (46) »

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Biography | Drama

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Opening Weekend USA:

$2,595, 29 May 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$11,720, 28 June 2015
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Siciliano de la sonate pour flûte et clavecin en mi bémol majeur BWW 1031
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach
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Haven't I seen this before?
7 February 2015 | by See all my reviews

Of course, "The Miracle Worker". There is the same disease, same physical struggle with a stubborn teen to force her to learn, but in French not English.

I appreciated the photography and the location but I continually had to resist the temptation to check my watch. It might be just over 90 minutes but at times it seemed like hours. It would drag and drag and then suddenly leap forward after she learns the sign for one object. The next thing we know is she is showing off how she can spell her name and understanding abstract concepts like 'patience'. There was also the monologue at the end which seemed especially message-y.

I liked the acting by Isabelle Carré and Brigitte Catillon but Ariana Rivoire as the deaf/blind girl didn't impress. Possibly it was just because she had so little to work with.

To sum up, see "The Miracle Worker" instead.


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