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Families (Belles familles)

  • 115 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Jean-Paul Rappeneau
  • Cast: Mathieu Amalric, Marine Vacth, Gilles Lellouche, Karin Viard, Gemma Chan

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Family secrets are revealed when relatives fight over a country house. Veteran director Jean-Paul Rappeneau concocts a lush and elegant melodrama, with a strong French cast – including fine turns
from Mathieu Amalric, Gilles Lellouche and Marine Vacth (who made her name in Francois Ozon’s Young & Beautiful) – as family members do battle over who controls the rights to a stunning estate in the village of Ambray. A legal battle leads to romantic dalliances, family fights and the revelation of long hidden secrets and lies.

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