Romantics Anonymous (Les émotifs anonymes)

Romantics Anonymous (Les émotifs anonymes)
  • 2010
  • France / Belgium
  • 1h 20min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Jean-Pierre Améris
  • Cast: Benoît Poelvoorde, Isabelle Carré, Lorella Cravotta

Jean-René (Poelvoorde) is a pathologically shy chocolate factory owner, while Angelique (Carré) is a pathologically anxious chocolatiere; how will they even start a conversation, let alone reveal their feelings to each other? Despite likeable performances and some amusing moments, this is far more saccharine than bittersweet.

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Romantics Anonymous

9 Nov 20112 stars

Surprise hit at French box-office far more saccharine than bittersweet

(12A) 78mins ‘I don’t have a problem with women,’ confides chocolate factory owner Jean-René (Belgian actor and comedian Benoît Poelvoorde) to his psychoanalyst (Stéphan Wojtowicz). ‘They just terrify me, that’s all.’ In clinical terms le patron is…

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