Raymond jean 21 november 1925, marseille 3 april 2012, gargas in the vaucluse department was a prolific french writer. Marie est une jeune femme qui aime lire et qui aime rever en lisant, imaginer, mettre en. It is the opportunity for miou miou to find one of her very best roles too and she offers us a delightful composition. Constance is a young lady who likes to read and who likes to dream while reading to imagine, to create images. Ratings info contains very strong sex references and sex. Directors michel deville cast includes mioumiou, regis royer, maria casares, patrick chesnais, pierre dux, christian ruche. Inspired by the story of marie, a woman who advertises her. So it is with this comedy it has a story within the story inside the other story and all of them are full of kind irony. This collection of fantasy films at sbs on demand is the perfect excuse to continue hibernating.
Although this film has won several awards, i didnt really get to grips with it at all. What other subtitles would you like to see from us. A good portion of its screen time is devoted to people reading out loud from books and the film could almost be seen as being a promopiece for the literary works that it features. Recasting french literary history in terms of the cultures and. Selected texts, provence in wintertime, different neighbourhoods. Constance mioumiou reads the novel aloud in bed to her lover. And then a film may also require some extra knowledge, here that of french and just a little russian literature.
An acquired taste and probably best suited for those already appreciative of french cinema. With mioumiou, christian ruche, sylvie laporte, michel raskine. The reader is like a russian nesting doll matryoshka youre open it up and there is another one inside which can be opened too and then the process repeats. Then the rest of the film follows mioumiou as the titular reader, whose business. A baffling, funny, sexy and unique movie about a young woman who advertises to be a reader and her encounters with her clients. Constance played superbly by mioumiou is in bed with her boyfriend, to whom she is reading a novel aloud. This film was named the best feature at the 1988 montreal world film festival. In constances mind, she then turns into marie, and suddenly has a host of clients. Inspired by the books main character, marie, who hires her services out as a reader, constance decides to do. Marie est une jeune femme qui aime lire et qui aime rever en lisant, imaginer, mettre en images. Included here, amongst other things, are motivational themes for a day or week, a variety of items for opening a days lesson, a lexical minefield whose booby traps are bound to engender laughs, and lists of names of french dogs and cats in justice to the omnipresence of these pets on the french scene. A movie about reading would seem to be something of a contradiction except that, in the case of the french film opening today at the 68th.
In other hands, the films storywithinastory of a professional reader and her indisposed clients could have been precious and saccharine, but deville and mioumiou achieve a bittersweet, gently erotic tone. Thank you for helping build the largest language community on the internet. In other hands, the film s storywithinastory of a professional reader and her indisposed clients could have been precious and saccharine, but deville and mioumiou achieve a bittersweet, gently erotic tone. Inspired by the story of marie, a woman who advertises her services as a reader of literature, constance decides to do the same. Directors michel deville cast includes mioumiou, regis royer, maria casares, patrick chesnais, pierre dux, christian ruche, sylvie laporte, simon eine, pierre dux.
Here the film takes on a kaleidoscopic effect as the lives of constance and marie become merged, making it. She also has an affair with a harried business executive played by patrick chesnais. Roman romans, nouvelles, ra cits french edition by jean, raymond and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. As with any foreignlanguage film, you really have to tune in to the original to appreciate it properly, but we so often get by, or have to. The subtitle database subtitlesbank is sure to delight lovers of world cinema masterpieces. The film won that years louis delluc prize, and was nominated for nine cesar. A french striptease artist is desperate to become a mother. Mioumious delicate, nuanced performance is at the heart of veteran french director michael devilles entertaining confection.225 256 379 997 935 1460 591 134 859 528 253 171 1389 304 182 183 968 1017 167 1014 89 1500 166 615 701 1141 1306 465 279 434 1060