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Not Here to Be Loved

Not Here to Be Loved
  • 2005
  • France
  • 94 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Stéphane Brizé
  • Cast: Patrick Chesnais, Anne Cosigny, Georges Wilson

A divorced, cheerless bailiff (Chesnais) is removed from his life of repossessions, family woes and silent misery by the magic of Tango and family friend Françoise (Consigny). Brizé's maudlin affinity for this kind of sly character study lends surety and control to what starts out as a drama of tiny strokes but ends as a clichéd ageing male fantasy.

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Not Here To Be Loved

2 Jul 20072 stars

Divorced, cheerless, well heeled 51-year-old ‘huissier de justice’ (bailiff) Jean-Claude (Patrick Chesnais) lives a life of silent misery. Between repossessions and visiting his cantankerous old dad (Georges Wilson) at the nursing home, he has managed…

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