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Julie GAYET, Cannes Film Festival

Julie Gayet - Julie Gayet- Cannes 2009 - CANNES, France - Sunday 24th May 2009

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Julie GAYET, Cannes Film Festival

Julie Gayet - Julie Gayet- Cannes 2011 - CANNES, France - Thursday 19th May 2011

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Julie GAYET, Cannes Film Festival

Julie Gayet - Julie Gayet- Cannes 2009 - CANNES, France - Saturday 16th May 2009

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Julie GAYET, Cannes Film Festival

Julie Gayet - Julie Gayet- Cannes 2011 - CANNES, France - Sunday 22nd May 2011

Julie GAYET, Cannes Film Festival

Julie Gayet - Julie Gayet- Cannes 2008 - CANNES, France - Tuesday 20th May 2008

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My Best Friend Review


Good
French writer/director Patrice Leconte specializes in odd couples, and My Best Friend is another enjoyable variation on the theme. Paris is a cold and miserable place for art and antiques dealer Francois (Daniel Auteuil), and it will take a new person in his life to deliver him from the emotional pain he doesn't even seem to realize he's suffering.

Francois is stunned to discover that he has no friends, not one. At a bustling restaurant dinner with many of his colleagues, the topic comes up, and each one of them makes it clear in no uncertain terms that while they may work with him, they don't like him and never have. Even his business partner Catherine (Julie Gayet) feels that the only thing he really loves is a good deal on an antique. Nonsense, says Francois, I have lots of friends, don't I?

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Almost Peaceful Review


OK
The problem with Michel Deville's soulful meditation on life for Jews immediately after WWII is that nothing much happens over the 90 minute running time. A Holocaust survivor opens (and overstaffs) a tailor shop, while each of the employees tries to put their life back together. Their featherweight plots connect at the shop, and give the movie the barest notion of forward mobility. This is the kind of movie that stuffy film critics rate highly out of a sense of guilt and fear, but which never connect with real audiences, desperately waiting for something to happen.

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