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C'est la Vie
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"Engaging" (The New Republic) "charming" (The New York Times) and "intimate" (The Village Voice) this companion piece to director Diane Kurys' classic French drama Entre Nous is both a sweet lyrical memoir and a vivid recollection of the pain and pleasure of adolescence.In the summer of 1958 in sunny Brittany two mischievous sisters 13-year-old Fr d rique and 8-year-old Sophie overwhelm their inexperienced governess with spirited antics from feeding laxatives to goldfish to igniting a class war with an exclusive beach club. But neither is prepared for the antics of their mother whose illicit affair with a young sculptor draws the family into an explosive confrontation that could shatter their idyllic summer and change their lives forever!Format: DVD MOVIE Genre: LATIN/DRAMA Rating: NR UPC: 027616884183 Manufacturer No: 1004336
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Nice story plus subplot,Mr Grumpy was just so right.
Good clean fun my kids loved it Only one word of warning,it's more a girls film,if I'm honest
Great scenery,acting real,well directed.
The scene toward the end when the husband confronts the wife after seeing the coaster, when frederique screams, "je me tuerai!" Its very difficult to watch, but probably the best scene in the film.
A great film, althought serious in nature, could be viewed by the whole family. I recomend though, if you dont understand french you probably wont appreciate the film as much.
The first hour of the movie is spent following the girls dealing with their step-cousins, their nanny, and the cranky landlord of the vacation house (who lives on the first floor of the rent house, which is referred to as the basement by everyone else). The story is partially narrated by the 13-year-old girl through her dairy entries. There are several things happening, the main two are: the girl is in love with her slightly older step-cousin: and there is a club nearby which they are not members of but the children spend time there anyway.
Not a lot of any great importance happens during this hour, but it is still entertaining and the story of the mother's plans is filled in during this time. She does join the girls and leave again during this first hour of the movie. The drama (or should I say mischief) with the two girls and their step-cousins keeps the movie from getting boring while the ground work is being slowly laid for the conclusion.
The girls father arrives about thirty minutes before the end of the movie and that is when the action really picks up.
As I stated to start with, not a lot happens in this movie. However, I still enjoyed watching the little things with the children, and one big plot situation with the parents, play out.
C'est la Vie is a pleasant airy film about a seaside family vacation.
Some of it is wonderful happiness and some it unfortunate sadness.
This is a movie about life, love, reality, and also comfortable leisure.
The majority of the film takes place on the beach and has a strong
relaxation vibe. The story is about 2 young girls that visit family for
a summer trip. The trip will turn out to be a life changing learning
experience they will never forget. Their estranged parents have some
serious problems. Throughout the film these problems slowly come to
light. It is the reality of the situation and the truth must come to be.
When innocence is lost experience is gained:
C'est la Vie (Such is life). Take a breather and check this one out.
C'est la Vie successfully takes a tough topic and frames it
through a humorous lens. Overall it is a nice film that
might make you think about your life in a sunny beach vacation sort of way.
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