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The Phantom Heart (1996)

Le coeur fantôme (original title)
Philippe is a middle-aged painter, he lives with Annie : they have two kids. Just after they split up, Philippe meets Justine. He starts thinking about love, the relationship between former... See full summary »

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Philippe Garrel

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Marc Cholodenko (dialogue), Marc Cholodenko (scenario) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Luis Rego Luis Rego ... Philippe
Aurélia Alcaïs Aurélia Alcaïs ... Justine
Maurice Garrel ... Philippe's father
Evelyne Didi ... Annie
Roschdy Zem ... Moand
Camille Chain Camille Chain ... Camille
Lucie Rego Lucie Rego ... Lucie
Véronique Silver Véronique Silver ... Philippe's mother
Valeria Bruni Tedeschi ... The prostitute in red
Johanna ter Steege ... Mona
Olivier Perrier ... The friend
Yves Afonso ... Le voisin
Andrée Tainsy Andrée Tainsy ... The old lady
Joël Barbouth Joël Barbouth ... Father's friend (as Joël Joseph Barbouth)
Aude Amiot Aude Amiot ... The baby-sitter
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Philippe is a middle-aged painter, he lives with Annie : they have two kids. Just after they split up, Philippe meets Justine. He starts thinking about love, the relationship between former lovers... Written by Yepok

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

27 March 1996 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

El corazón fantasma See more »

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Color:

Color
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20 May 2018 | by val-sophSee all my reviews

This movie tells a story of a man struggling with separation as it triggers an emotional response from the past. The sacrifices of heart that this man makes to eliminate his fear of abandonement finally leads to a "phantom heart".


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