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A Man and a Woman: 20 Years Later (1986)

Un homme et une femme, 20 ans déjà (original title)
PG | | Drama, Romance | 15 August 1986 (USA)
Jean-Louis and Anne have had their fling and separated. Now 20 years have passed. He is still dating various women. She is now a big time director whose most recent film was a very ... See full summary »

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Claude Lelouch
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anouk Aimée ... Anne Gauthier
Jean-Louis Trintignant ... Jean-Louis Duroc
Richard Berry ... Richard Berry
Evelyne Bouix Evelyne Bouix ... Françoise
Marie-Sophie L. Marie-Sophie L. ... Marie-Sophie (as Marie-Sophie Pochat)
Philippe Leroy ... Professeur Thevenin / Professor Thevenin (as Philippe Leroy-Beaulieu)
Charles Gérard Charles Gérard ... Charlot
Patrick Poivre d'Arvor ... Himself / Patrick Poivre d'Arvor
Thierry Sabine Thierry Sabine ... Thierry Sabine
Antoine Sire Antoine Sire ... Antoine
André Engel André Engel ... Le metteur en scène / Film director
Robert Hossein ... Robert Hossein
Jacques Weber ... Jacques Weber
Tanya Lopert Tanya Lopert ... Tanya Lopert
Nicole Garcia ... Elle-même jouant 'Deux sur la balançoire'
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Storyline

Jean-Louis and Anne have had their fling and separated. Now 20 years have passed. He is still dating various women. She is now a big time director whose most recent film was a very expensive bomb. She comes up with the idea of making a romance based upon her fling with Jean-Louis. She contacts him to gain his permission. Jean-Louis is still in racing and goes away for a desert rally while she begins filming. She finds the mood of their romance difficult to recapture in her film. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Tout a change... sauf leurs passions.

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

15 August 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Man and a Woman: 20 Years Later See more »

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Gross USA:

$227,510
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Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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A bittersweet viewing experience
11 August 2001 | by AmiesartSee all my reviews

Having exquisite memories of the first film, "A Man and a Woman", I looked forward to seeing the sequel, "A Man and a Woman: 20 Years Later."

Yes, there were the famous faces and superb actors (Aimee and Trintigant), looking very little the worse for wear; in other words, wonderful. So expressive, both of them, in facial expression, mood expressions and fantastic acting. However, they are in a losing vehicle, with this film. It is so unmoving, that it relies on several subplots to impart to it some action. Hardly fair to two such stellar actors! They deserve better. And the viewer, alas, deserves better. I am, however, grateful for small things - and if seeing those two magnetic characters again thrilled and elated me...what's a plot? Yes, I would recommend it to any viewer who feels as I do about great actors. Just don't look for anything more; simply bask in their respective glows. Hence, my title: A Bittersweet Viewing Experience.


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