Young secretary Carla is a long-time employee of a property development company. Read More »
Tag Archives: Emmanuelle Devos
La femme de Gilles / Gilles’ Wife (2004) Frédéric Fonteyne, Emmanuelle Devos, Clovis Cornillac, Laura Smet, Drama
Gilles’ wife, Elise, who smiles when she thinks of him, cooks and scrubs and cheerfully makes love to him Read More »
Violette (2013) Martin Provost, Emmanuelle Devos, Sandrine Kiberlain, Olivier Gourmet, Drama, Romance, Biography
Violette Leduc, born a bastard at the beginning of last century, meets Simone de Beauvoir in the years after the war in St-Germain-des-Prés. Read More »
Comment je me suis disputé… (ma vie sexuelle) / My Sex Life… or How I Got Into an Argument (1996) Arnaud Desplechin
Paul Dedalus is at a crossroads in his life. He has to make several decisions; should he complete his doctorate, does he want to become a full professor, does he really love his long-standing girlfriend, or should he re-start with one of his other lovers? Is he avoiding the despairing life his father can’t escape from?
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Marc is sitting in his bath one morning and asks his wife, “how would you feel if I shaved off my mustache?” She doesn’t think it’s a great idea, for the 15 years they’ve been married, she’s never known him without his ‘stache. He shaves it off anyway, but when he sees his wife, she doesn’t notice, neither do their friends at dinner that night, neither do his co-workers. Marc finally flips out, shouts at everyone, tells them he’s tired of their little joke, and what do they really think. His wife and co-workers are appalled, what is he talking about, he’s never had a mustache. In fact, he’s imagining other things as well, or is he?
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