Beloved (Les bien-aimés)

Beloved (Les bien-aimés)
  • 2011
  • France / UK / Czech Republic
  • 2h 19min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Christophe Honoré
  • Written by: Christophe Honoré
  • Cast: Catherine Deneuve, Milos Forman, Ludivine Sagnier, Louis Garrel, Chiara Mastroianni, Michel Delpech
  • Language: French
  • UK release: 11 May 2012

Elegiac musical contrasting the lives of Madeleine (Sagnier and Deneuve as younger and older incarnations) and her daughter Vera (Mastroianni), who were young in the 60s and the early 21st century respectively. A sprawling, poignant, ambitious epic of unrequited love.

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10 May 20123 stars

A sprawling, messy epic on unrequited love from French director Christophe Honoré

Christophe Honoré's Love Songs (2007) established a talent for musical melodrama that eschewed all the traditional razzle-dazzle trappings of Hollywood. Characters break into song as they casually stroll down a city street and the often banal…

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