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Double Lover (2017)

L'amant double (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Romance, Thriller | 26 May 2017 (France)
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Chloé, a fragile young woman, falls in love with her psychoanalyst, Paul. A few months later she moves in with him, but soon discovers that her lover is concealing a part of his identity.

Director:

François Ozon

Writers:

François Ozon (scenario), Joyce Carol Oates (freely adapted from the novel "Lives of the Twins") | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Marine Vacth ... Chloé
Jérémie Renier ... Paul et Louis
Jacqueline Bisset ... Mme Schenker et la mère de Chloé
Myriam Boyer Myriam Boyer ... Rose
Dominique Reymond Dominique Reymond ... La gynécologue et Agnès Wexler
Fanny Sage Fanny Sage ... Sandra Schenker
Jean-Édouard Bodziak Jean-Édouard Bodziak ... Le jeune psychanalyste
Antoine de La Morinerie Antoine de La Morinerie ... Psychanalyste 1
Jean-Paul Muel Jean-Paul Muel ... Psychanalyste 2
Keisley Gauthier Keisley Gauthier ... Jumeau enfant
Tchaz Gauthier Tchaz Gauthier ... Jumeau enfant
Clemence Trocque Clemence Trocque ... Jumelle au rouge à lèvres (as Clémence Trocque)
Pascal Aubert Pascal Aubert ... Policier (voice)
Guillaume Le Pape Guillaume Le Pape ... Doublure Paul et Louis
Benoît Giros Benoît Giros ... Doublure Paul et Louis
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Storyline

Disenchanted with the ephemeral glamour of the modelling world, Chloé, a vulnerable Parisian woman of 25, is convinced that the severe and persistent abdominal pains she's been suffering, stem mainly from a psychosomatic disorder. As a result, the reserved beauty will soon find herself on the couch of the charming therapist, Dr Paul Meyer, nevertheless, the mutual and unfailing sexual attraction between them will make it impossible to continue with the therapy. Before long, the ecstatic, yet unexplored lovers will move in together, however, Paul's obscure past will inevitably lead Chloé to the conclusion that there's definitely more to him than meets the eye. Is the doe-eyed woman lured into a world of hallucinations and dream-like sequences? Written by Nick Riganas

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Deception is Part of the Attraction


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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

26 May 2017 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Double Lover See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$62,995, 18 February 2018

Gross USA:

$167,581

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,012,423
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Adapted from a novel by Joyce Carol Oates, named "Lives of the Twins". See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
La gynécologue: Am I hurting you?
Chloé Fortin: No.
La gynécologue: Are you sure?
Chloé Fortin: Yes.
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Featured in The Film Review: Episode dated 1 June 2018 (2018) See more »

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Wistful Smile
Performed by The Peter Blair Quartet
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Twice as much ...
11 April 2018 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

Or only half of what you might be getting ... which actually may ring true to those dissapointed in this. The movie really sucks you in and you have to think and figure things out. Answers may be there (or not), but you have to look closely and maybe even watch it more than once to really get what the director wanted you to see.

Having said that, this is really suspensful from start to finish. It keeps you guessing and whatever the answer is you can embrace that or be annoyed. It is very well made and if you don't mind nudity and adult situations, you won't be freaked out by that part of it. It's also important to understand the main character and her journey


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