Paloma is a serious and highly articulate but deeply bored 11-year-old who has decided to kill herself on her 12th birthday. Fascinated by art and philosophy, she questions and documents her life and immediate circle, drawing trenchant and often hilarious observations on the world around her. But as her appointment with death approaches, Paloma finally meets some kindred spirits in her building's grumpy concierge and an enigmatic, elegant neighbor, both of whom inspire Paloma to question her rather pessimistic outlook on life.
Dubai International Film Festival
Let Life In.
3 July 2009 (France)
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Opening Weekend USA: $39,276,
21 August 2011
Gross USA: $707,945
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $25,132,462
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
(Kakuro Ozu) learned his French lines in the movie phonetically. He does not speak French in real life. See more
When Paloma feeds the anti-depressant pill to the fish, the fish dies instantly. The fish would not die this fast. See more
Happy families are all alike.
Every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
[Quoting from Tolstoy's 'Anna Karenina'
Features The Munekata Sisters
Requiem en Ré mineur: Confutatis maledictis
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(as W.A. Mozart)
Performed by the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
(as Orchestre Philharmonique de Slovaquie) and the Slovak Philharmonic Chorus
(as Choeur Philharmonique de Slovaquie), conducted by Zdenek Kosler
(as Zdeneck Kossler) See more