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Victor... pendant qu'il est trop tard (1998)

Young Victor experiences a traumatic flight from abusive parents and discovers a new mother in the prostitute Trish.

Director:

Sandrine Veysset

Writers:

Denis Belloc (novel), Sandrine Veysset
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Credited cast:
Jérémy Chaix Jérémy Chaix ... Victor
Lydia Andrei Lydia Andrei ... Triche
Mathieu Lané Mathieu Lané ... Mick
Skan Guenin Skan Guenin ... Robert
Chantal Malebert Chantal Malebert ... Mick's Mother
Paulette Benson Paulette Benson ... Mira d'or
Nicole Richard Nicole Richard ... Triche's Godmother
Maryline Destor Maryline Destor ... Victor's Mother
Laurent Fruleux Laurent Fruleux ... Victor's Father
Catherine Winterman Catherine Winterman ... The Concierge
Andrée Veysset Andrée Veysset ... The Baker
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Linda Bauer Linda Bauer ... Prostitute
Mohamed Bouras Mohamed Bouras
Valérie Bourrioux Valérie Bourrioux ... Prostitute
Roger Bouyol Roger Bouyol ... Taxi Driver
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Victor, a lad of 8 or 9, runs away from his neglectful parents. That night he makes his way to a carnival, where Mick, who runs one of the rides, takes him late at night to the apartment of Triche, his sometime girlfriend who is a prostitute. The boy and the young woman develop a relationship that gives Victor a loving place to call home and gives Triche strength to figure out what she wants to do with her life. There's Mick, who's here for awhile then on the road; there's Robert, the kid downstairs who becomes Victor's friend until things go awry; and, there's Mira, a hardhearted whore to whom Triche owes money. Triche's birthday approaches and it's time for decisions. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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a black and red universe
1 January 1999 | by DUBOSTgSee all my reviews

The first film of Sandrine Veysset, "Y aura-t-il de la neige à Noël ?", was all sun and summer. With the second one, she plunges us into a winter world, all black and red. Black as the night, during which most of the scene were shot. Red as Victor's coat, lost kid in a fun fair. Let alone the script which is not very credible (the kid is helped by a good-hearted young prostitute), the film presents good scenes (the birth of the relation between the two main characters) opposed to scenes I found too mannered, especially in the first part (face on a black background, 'zoom' on the mary-go-round). Finally, Sandrine Veysset proves us she is very good at building universes; even if this one is not as convincing as the precedent


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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

16 December 1998 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Kun on liian myöhäistä See more »

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