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Café de Flore

Café de flore
  • 2011
  • Canada/France
  • 120 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jean Marc-Vallee
  • Written by: Jean Marc-Vallee
  • Cast: Vanessa Paradis, kevin Parent, Helene Florent
  • Language: French
  • UK release: 11 May 2012
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In present-day Montreal, Antoine (Parent) leaves his wife and sets up a home with their children and his new girlfriend (Brochu), while in 1960s Paris, abandoned wife Jacqueline (Paradis) struggles to raise her disabled son (Gerrier). Stylish editing and musical motifs attempt to connect these otherwise unrelated storylines, but the result is cheap and distasteful.

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Cafe de Flore

17 Apr 20121 star

An objectionable, distasteful and ultimately pointless exercise in parallel plotting

(tbc) 120 min In crisply-shot present-day Montreal, celebrity DJ Antoine (Kevin Parent) has recently left his wife Carole (Hélène Florent) and set up a home with their two children and his new girlfriend, Rose (Evelyne Brochu). In dull and dingy Paris…

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