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À la folie... pas du tout (2002)

A young woman who is in love with a married doctor becomes dangerous when her attempts to persuade him to leave his wife are unsuccessful. However, when things are seen from his point of view, the real situation becomes clear.

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Loïc Le Garrec
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Rachel
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Héloïse
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David
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Anita
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Julien
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Le commissaire
Michèle Garay ...
Claire Belmont
Catherine Cyler ...
Jeanne
Mathilde Blache ...
Léa
Charles Chevalier ...
Arthur
Michael Mourot ...
Jean-Louis, le kiné
Yannick Alnet ...
Jean Timbault
Nathalie Krebs ...
Sonia Jasmin
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Storyline

Angelique, a young student, is in love with a married doctor. We see her attempts to make him leave his pregnant wife, but he does not appear for meetings or finally the booked journey to Florence. Then the movie is turned back to the beginning, and the view changes: We are now following the view of the doctor instead of Angeliques. And things look quite different now... Written by Benjamin Stello

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and some obsessive behavior | See all certifications »

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27 March 2002 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Bem Me Quer, Mal Me Quer  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$807,478 (France) (5 April 2002)

Gross:

$1,009,827 (USA) (20 July 2003)
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Trivia

Angélique suffers from erotomania which is a type of delusional disorder where the affected person believes that another person is in love with him or her. This belief is usually applied to someone with higher status or a famous person, but can also be applied to a complete stranger. See more »

Goofs

When Loïc gives CPR Angélique she is lying motionless with her eyes open. When he leans in to plug her node and breath into her mouth, you can see that she closes her eyes as he leans in. See more »

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References A Beautiful Mind (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

'Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour' from LES CONTES D'HOFFMANN
Music by Jacques Offenbach
Libretto by Jules Barbier & Michel Carré
Performed by Beverly Sills (uncredited)
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Thriller Lite
17 July 2004 | by (Brookline, MA) – See all my reviews

This "thriller lite" tells of innocence and victimization, and relies as much on its structural twists as on Audrey Tautou's saucer eyes and Samuel Le Bihan's hunkiness. You might even call it a black comedy, with lots of freshness and style. The best way to view this is to go in cold, relax, and let it grab you by the arm and gently drag you in.

That said, it is not really a romance, although people who like romances will find enough roses and hand-drawn artwork here to please. If you are one of those who generally refuses to see movies with "love" in the title, consider that "love" isn't in the original French title, so rest assured you can watch this without reservation.


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