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The First Day of the Rest of Your Life (Le Premier Jour du Reste de ta Vie)

The First Day of the Rest of Your Life (Le Premier Jour du Reste de ta Vie)
  • 2008
  • France
  • 114 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Rémi Bezançon
  • Written by: Rémi Bezançon
  • Cast: Jacques Gamblin, Zabou Breitman, Déborah François, Marc-André Grondin
  • Language: French
  • Website: www.lepremierjour-lefilm.com

Bezancon's second feature explores the highs and lows of middle-class suburban family life. Split into five chapters, each of which offers the perspective of a different member of the 'ordinary' Duval clan, the film picks out five significant days in the characters' lives. Ultimately, it presents a sentimental vision of 'la vie famille', even if there are some undeniably engaging performances.

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The First Day of the Rest of Your Life (Le premier jour du reste de ta vie)

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The First Day of the Rest of Your Life

4 Dec 20093 stars

(15) 113min An enormous hit at the French box office, writer-director Remi Bezancon’s second feature explores the highs and lows of middle-class suburban family life. Split into five chapters, each of which offers the perspective of a different…

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