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The Beat That My Heart Skipped (De battre mon coeur s'est arrêté) (2005)

The Beat That My Heart Skipped
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Romain Duris

Romain Duris

Thomas Seyr
Niels Arestrup

Niels Arestrup

Robert Seyr
Linh Dan Pham

Linh Dan Pham

Miao Lin
Aure Atika

Aure Atika

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Anton Yakovlev

Anton Yakovlev

Minskov


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Jacques Audiard

Jacques Audiard

(scenario)
Tonino Benacquista

Tonino Benacquista

(scenario)


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A very good movie

3 years, 8 months ago at Dec 30 14:48
Most of the time, French movies are remade in (very average) American versions. This time, we have a French movie which is actually a remake of (unknown) American movie ('Fingers' by James Tobak with Harvey Keitel). Quite surprising... Even more surprising is that this "remake" happens to be a great movie! The directing is great, the acting is awesome and the story is just fascinating. It is a ver... read more
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Description: Tom (Romain Duris) seems destined to follow in his father's footsteps as a Parisian property shark until a chance encounter with his late mother's music agent leads him to believe he can become a concert pianist. With the help of a beautiful Chinese virtuoso, he starts preparing for a critical audition and making positive changes in h ... (more)
Release date: 16 March 2005
Drama (7), France (6), Crime (6), 2005 (5), Romance (4), Music (4), 2000s (4), French (4), Thriller (3), Action (3), Sort (2), Desplat (2), French Language (2), Piano (1), Remake (1), Netflix Instant (1), Concert Pianist (1), (1), 00's (1), 2000's (1)
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"Remake of: Fingers The RemakeThis French remake is in my eyes divided into two separate stories, that certainly connects with each other, but only one of those parts are really interesting in my opinion. And that's his relationship with his piano teacher. The other part just comes across as your typical gritty-crime-drama, and is not as interesting for me. All though seeing as how that part of his life affected him and his piano playing was neat. The ending is also leaves a rather bad taste in"


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"@ DVD This French remake is in my eyes divided into two separate stories, that certainly connects with each other, but only one of those parts are really interesting in my opinion. And that's his relationship with his piano teacher. The other part just comes across as your typical gritty-crime-drama, and is not as interesting for me. All though seeing as how that part of his life affected him and his piano playing was neat. The ending is also leaves a rather bad taste in my mouth, as I feel th"


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"Original Title: 'De battre mon coeur s'est arrêté' Directed by: Jacques Audiard Plot: Thomas wonders if he should follow his father (criminal) footsteps or if he should follow his dream of becoming a renowned pianist. Note: Most of the time, French movies are remade in (very average) American versions. This time, we have a French movie which is actually a remake of (unknown) American movie ('Fingers' by James Tobak with Harvey Keitel). Quite surprising... Even more surprising is that "


johanlefourbe posted a review 3 years, 8 months ago

A very good movie

“Most of the time, French movies are remade in (very average) American versions. This time, we have a French movie which is actually a remake of (unknown) American movie ('Fingers' by James Tobak with Harvey Keitel). Quite surprising... Even more surprising is that this "remake" happens to be a great movie! The directing is great, the acting is awesome and the story is just fascinating. It is a very good movie and it is definitely worth a look, especially if you're interested in French movies.” read more

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