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La belle verte (1996)

The "Green Planet" belongs to another solar system. Through the simplicity of their lifestyle those who live there are a real step ahead of us: they spend their time concentrating their ... See full summary »

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Coline Serreau

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Coline Serreau ... Mila
Vincent Lindon ... Max
James Thierrée James Thierrée ... Mesaje (as James Thiérrée)
Samuel Tasinaje Samuel Tasinaje ... Mesaul
Marion Cotillard ... Macha
Claire Keim Claire Keim ... Sonia
Catherine Samie ... La femme sage
Paul Crauchet ... Osam
Didier Flamand Didier Flamand ... Homme politique
Michel Lagueyrie Michel Lagueyrie
Patrick Timsit Patrick Timsit ... Présentateur
Denis Podalydès ... Papapote
Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu ... Florence
Francis Perrin Francis Perrin ... Angry bmw driver
Yolande Moreau ... La boulangère
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Storyline

The "Green Planet" belongs to another solar system. Through the simplicity of their lifestyle those who live there are a real step ahead of us: they spend their time concentrating their knowledge, strength and energy on the development of their minds and bodies in a natural environment which they dearly preserve and care for. Once a year, they gather in the crater of a dormant volcano to decide which planets they ought to send messengers to. There are volunteers for every planet except Earth, which is considered too polluted and too dangerous. One woman alone, Mila, decides to go there to seek out her identity, as Osam the old sage has revealed to her that she was conceived there during a previous trip by her father. Written by Polly_Kat

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

18 September 1996 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Besuch vom andern Stern See more »

Filming Locations:

Australia See more »

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Budget:

FRF 80,000,000 (estimated)
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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7 June 2011 | by anwaldi-50-161997See all my reviews

7th June 2011. I am 30 years old and live in London, UK. I was born in Gran Canaria and, a day like today, I happen to watch "La Belle Verte"...........

I haven't read many reviews of the ones already written, but I have seen that many people have given 10 out of 10. I also give 10 out of 10 because it somehow expresses that this "film" should be watched by everybody that needs to "wake up", to see our existence from the distance, with objectivity. It doesn't matter if some people claim that it gets "repetitive". That's just like saying that your mother's, girlfriend or boyfriend kisses are "repetitive". This film is pure LOVE. Forget about cinematography, or technicalities of filmmaking. This film is a film but it could well be a book, or a theatre play. Coline Serreau probably thought that in these days, with film this could get further, to everybody, that's why, I guess. There's only been another film that made such an impression to me: "Into the Wild". Thanks Coline. Thanks for helping me to continue to get re-connected. I keep trying.


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