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A Christmas Tale

A Christmas Tale
  • 2008
  • France
  • 150 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Arnaud Desplechin
  • Written by: Arnaud Desplechin, Emmanuel Bourdieu
  • Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Paul Roussillon, Mathieu Amalric, Anne Consigny, Melvil Poupaud, Emmanuelle Devos, Chiara Mastroianni
  • Language: French

Another typically idiosyncratic, loquacious, stylistically ambitious and sprawling tragicomedy from director Desplechin. Superbly acted by an ensemble cast, all centring on a Christmas reunion where Catherine Deneuve's matriarch announces she needs a bone marrow transplant from one of her own relatives.

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