Jean-marie Lamour

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Here's the art house version of Caddyshack, also known as "the slob versus the snob." Legendary screen diva Charlotte Rampling and fresh young thing Ludivine Sagnier play an odd couple staying at a chateau in Southern France, with Rampling playing a prim and proper British novelist pitted against Sagnier's trashy teenager. French provocateur François Ozon previously used both actresses in earlier films, and seems to get a kick out of watching them hiss at each other.

The drawn out prologue reveals Sarah Morton (Rampling) to be uninspired, having written a slew of Ruth Rendell-style mystery novels. Her publisher (Charles Dance) suggests the chateau, and Morton spends her lazy afternoons drinking in this new space. Things all go snafu when the publisher's horny daughter Julie (Sagnier) arrives. Sarah finds herself having to clean up after her new roommate, and having to spend restless nights listening to Julie screw every man in Luberon.

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