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Un amour de femme 

A lonely wife secretly starts an affair with a female dance teacher, at the distress of her husband.

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Hélène Fillières ...
Jeanne
Raffaëla Anderson ...
Marie
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David
Jeannick Gravelines ...
Franck
William Wayolle ...
Louis
Karole Rocher ...
Eloïse
Thierno Sy ...
Moïse
Roselyne Delpuech ...
La mère
Thierry Nzeutem ...
L'athlète
Francine Robillard ...
La patiente
Mathias Thibérioz ...
Mec discothèque 1
Riton Liebman ...
Mec discothèque 2
Léo Drif ...
Le videur
Knzo ...
Le danseur (as K'n'zo)
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Jeanne attends the birthday party of a friend of her husbands. There she meets a dancer named Marie and there is instant chemistry between them. Jeanne falls for Marie and they embark on an extramarital affair. The relationship is ended when Jeanne tells her husband and he makes her choose between them. Since there is a child involved Jeanne first decides to stay with David. Later she realizes the mistake she has made. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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European take on a love story between two women
9 September 2010 | by See all my reviews

bought this movie after seeing the intriguing cover shot and was quite pleased with the outcome after viewing it. story of two very different women from social classes who have a chance encounter at a friend's birthday party. Rafaela Anderson who plays the dancer/instructor is immediately drawn to the quiet and rather introverted character played by Helene fillieres. Helene starts taking dance lessons at Rafaela's studio and the two start spending time together which soon reveals a strong physical attraction. Helene is married and has a young son which complicates the situation but despite this she continues seeing Rafaela and before one knows it the two embark on an affair. what is striking to me is the androgynous look and appeal of Helene's character who looks completely different in every angle shot or close-up. she is just stunning to gaze upon. the love scenes aren't overly explicit though i did find the sound of the wind chimes in the background a bit annoying during the scenes. there was good chemistry between the two leads which is vital to a love story and the emotions that Rafaela conveys when Helene suggests they spend time apart. difficult choices are made but the characters stay true to themselves and their heart.


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