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Felix and Lola (2001)

Félix et Lola (original title)
Félix, operator of dodgem cars in a fairground, becomes obsessed by one of his customers, a mysterious young woman named Lola.

Director:

Patrice Leconte
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlotte Gainsbourg ... Lola
Philippe Torreton ... Félix
Alain Bashung ... The singer
Philippe du Janerand ... The man in grey
Ahmed Guedayia Ahmed Guedayia ... Karim
Karim Soutan Karim Soutan ... Ludo
Muriel Combeau Muriel Combeau ... Arlette
Didier Cauchy Didier Cauchy ... Max
Emmanuelle Bataille Emmanuelle Bataille ... Marina
Géraldine Faraoni Géraldine Faraoni ... Margot
Charlotte Maury-Sentier Charlotte Maury-Sentier ... Madame Lulu
Michel Such Michel Such ... Frantz
René Remblier René Remblier ... Albert
Nadia Barentin Nadia Barentin ... Madame Irzou
Jacques Vertan Jacques Vertan ... Non
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Félix, operator of dodgem cars in a fairground, becomes obsessed by one of his customers, a mysterious young woman named Lola.

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

7 March 2001 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Fun of the Fair See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,475
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Good stuff!
18 April 2005 | by Forbes500See all my reviews

"Felix and Lola" may not be quite as good as "Tandem," but I enjoyed it more than some of Leconte's other movies, "French-Fried Vacation," Le Parfum d'Yvonne," or "La Rue des plaisirs," I think it was called. It's clearly a movie along the lines of "The Girl on the Bridge."

Torreton and Gainsbourg were convincing in their leading roles, I thought, and there was the usual Leconte wit in evidence throughout the movie: witness Felix's story about the way he avoided addressing his aunt with you or your so as not to have to decide between "tu" or "vous."

There was joy, too, which is sort of strange, because hardly any of the characters ever laughs or even cracks much more than a sad-looking smile. But on several occasions I found myself smiling and laughing for them. Bravo, Patrice Leconte!


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