Tag Archives: Anaïs Demoustier

Marguerite et Julien / Marguerite & Julien (2015) Valérie Donzelli, Anaïs Demoustier, Jérémie Elkaïm, Frédéric Pierrot, Drama, Romance

marguerite-julien-2015
Julien and Marguerite de Ravalet, son and daughter of the Lord of Tourlaville, have loved each other since childhood. But as they grow up, their affection veers toward voracious passion. Scandalized by their affair, society hounds them until, unable to resist their feelings, they flee. A contemporary fairytale about desire, passion, hope, love and death.

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La joie de vivre / The Joy Of Living (2012) Jean-Pierre Améris, Anaïs Demoustier, Swann Arlaud, Marianne Basler, Drama, Romance

La joie de vivre (2012)
1863, ten-year-old Pauline’s parents have died, and she comes to live with the Chanteaus, relatives on her father’s side, in the seaside village of Bonneville, some 10 kilometers from Arromanches-les-Bains in Normandy. Zola contrasts Pauline’s optimism and open-heartedness with the illness, resentment, and depression prevalent in the Chanteau household. In particular, the 19-year-old son Lazare, a student of the writings of Schopenhauer, is convinced of life’s futility and infused with pessimism and nihilism, which he attempts to express in an unfinished Symphony of Sorrow…

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