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The Man of My Life (2006)

L'homme de sa vie (original title)
Unrated | | Drama, Romance | 21 September 2007 (USA)
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On summer holiday in Provance, Frédéric meets Hugo and develops a powerful bond that threatens his family.

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Zabou Breitman
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Cast

Credited cast:
Bernard Campan ... Frédéric
Charles Berling ... Hugo
Léa Drucker ... Frédérique
Jacqueline Jehanneuf Jacqueline Jehanneuf ... Jacqueline
Eric Prat Eric Prat ... Guillaume
Niels Lexcellent Niels Lexcellent ... Arthur
Anna Chalon Anna Chalon ... Capucine
Antonin Chalon ... Mathieu
Léocadia Rodriguez-Henocq Léocadia Rodriguez-Henocq ... Jeanne
Caroline Gonce Caroline Gonce ... Ilse
Aurélie Guichard Aurélie Guichard ... Lucinda
Philippe Lefebvre Philippe Lefebvre ... Benoît
Angie David Angie David ... Anne-Sophie
Gabrielle Atger Gabrielle Atger ... Pauline
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andy Gillet ... Jeune homme Hugo
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On summer holiday in Provance, Frédéric meets Hugo and develops a powerful bond that threatens his family.

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Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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Country:

France | Italy

Language:

French

Release Date:

21 September 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Mann meines Lebens See more »

Filming Locations:

Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,991, 23 September 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$5,564, 30 September 2007
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Hugo: Qu'est-ce que tu fais là ? Pourquoi t'es venu ? Tu voulais me dire quelque chose ?
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Playful camera, beautiful cinematography and great editing combine to make this a superb film
30 September 2007 | by raseczSee all my reviews

Summer somewhere in France. A couple and their young son invite family and friends to enjoy a warm rural holiday at their old but comfortable summer house. A neighbor, a middle-aged single man, is invited to join the first night's outdoor party. It is quickly revealed that the man is gay. He and the husband start a tentative friendship. How far will it go?

Beyond the apparently simple plot line, what struck me about this film were the visual aspects. A playful camera delights us with unconventional angles, framing, superpositions and transitions. Combining beautiful cinematography and great editing, the end result is a superb film. The tango music is icing on the cake.


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