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Une aventure (2005)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 31 August 2005 (France)
Cecile and Julien begin their new life together. Julien works long hours in a video library, a world full of pictures. Coming home late one night, he encounters a young, beautiful, ... See full summary »

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Xavier Giannoli

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Jacques Fieschi (scenario), Xavier Giannoli (scenario) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ludivine Sagnier ... Gabrielle
Nicolas Duvauchelle ... Julien
Bruno Todeschini ... Louis
Florence Loiret Caille ... Cécile (as Florence Loiret-Caille)
Estelle Vincent Estelle Vincent ... Djemila
Antoine de Prekel Antoine de Prekel ... Martin
Barbet Schroeder ... Dr. Idelman
Christian Crahay Christian Crahay ... Le père de Cécile
Arnaud Churin Arnaud Churin ... Le médecin de l'hôpital
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alicène Allouache Alicène Allouache ... Serveur café
Thierry Binoche Thierry Binoche ... Médecin hôpital
Laetitia Cappelo Laetitia Cappelo ... Infirmière
Laurence Carleton Laurence Carleton ... Consultante
Arielle d'Ydewalle Arielle d'Ydewalle ... Nina
Christian Dalimier Christian Dalimier ... Agent immobilier
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Cecile and Julien begin their new life together. Julien works long hours in a video library, a world full of pictures. Coming home late one night, he encounters a young, beautiful, disturbing woman in front of his building. She seems lost, as if in a dream. She mumbles something to him, like a call for help, and vanishes. Since this strange encounter, and maybe for the first time in his life, Julien is confused, becoming obsessed by the mystery surrounding this intriguing woman, Gabrielle. He discovers that she lives across the street with an intimidating, violent-looking man, Louis. Following her at night, Julien sees Gabrielle sleepwalking, perhaps a refugee from the distressful, dangerous world she must inhabit. Risking everything, including Cecile's love for him, Julien plunges into Gabrielle's strange but fascinating life, determined to save her from Louis, even herself, somehow hoping to avert the catastrophe that awaits her. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

31 August 2005 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

I synantisi mias nyhtas See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$459,302
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Half-Hearted
1 August 2010 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

The biggest draw to this movie for me, was L. Sagnier. A beautiful and very talented woman. And she doesn't disappoint acting wise. It's the movie itself that is kind of a drag (not in a very good sense and actually pretty literally). While It's not so much the (slow) pacing of it, but the fact, that many things just remain in the dark (no pun intended).

And while a movie cannot explore every relationship very deeply, you should expect that the relationships of the major character are revealed more in depth. Unfortunately this never happens. And as much as I would love to like it (especially the ending is confusing in almost a good way), there are quite a few things, that don't work here. Nice relationship movie then, with a dark twist (though many things could've been explored better)


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