Simon is a compulsive liar. His family and colleagues organize an intervention but it turns into a confrontation and Simon denies everything. The next day, he wakes up in a reality where all his lies are proven facts.
Véronique Le Flaguais
Eighteen year old Ariel is in love with her caring father, who lives with her in the upper middle class part of Vancouver. When he starts dating again, she becomes violently jealous, fails to seduce him, and turns to female boxing.
1774, a few years before the French Revolution, somewhere between Potsdam and Berlin... Madame de Dumeval, the Duke of Tesis and the Duke of Wand, libertines expelled from the Puritan court... See full summary »
Renowned novelist Georges Guerin is out of inspiration to finish his next novel. One day, at a café, a young woman named Daisy recognizes him and both start the conversation. She calls herself a whore and makes such a story of her own life that she becomes the plot for her next novel, expected of all - especially Guillaume Lanctôt, his publisher. As the writing progresses, the relationship between them becomes more and more tender. During a weekend in the countryside, they become lovers. Then, while the novel "I only love you" is about to appear, he announces to his wife that he leaves her. But the launch day of the book in Montreal, Daisy does not appear - Disarray of the writer, who is enamored of her and who does not even know her address. Later, while the promotional campaign of the book in France is finished, he goes in search of his muse. But the drama strikes when he learns from the mouth of her parents that she died of pancreatic cancer and she used to be his student who ...Written by
One thing I really enjoyed in this movie was its wonderful soundtrack. The composer and performer, Jorane, made her first soundtrack for this movie and I really hope she will make other soundtracks in the future. I sincerely think she is a genius.
And about the movie... I liked the story. But I think the director is more of a writer than a cinematographer. I think a more original editing and photography could have enhanced this movie.
About the casting: Noémie Godin-Vigneau is quite good, but I can't stand to see always the same 10 actors in movies from Quebec. I saw Michel Forget with the same mustache and haircuts in so many roles but with always the same attitude that now when I see him, I see only Michel Forget and not the character he is trying to play... for example. And I don't think an humorist is fitting in this movie neither (I'm talking about an humorist who is making a cameo). I know so many good actors in Quebec so there is no excuse for that.
I also wanted to point out something about the dialogs. The level of language is inconsistent. Sometimes the characters speak like if they are reading a text (more like a Quebecer trying to speak like a French from France) and sometimes the same character is speaking more casually. It really breaks the realism. Maybe it would be acceptable in a novel but not in a movie at all.
About the strong sexual content the first reviewer is mentioning... it's just in the language. There is a bit of nudity, but no graphic sex scenes.
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