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A Christmas Tale (Un conte de Noël) (2008)

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Starring (View all)
Catherine Deneuve Catherine Deneuve
Junon Vuillard
Jean-Paul Roussillon Jean-Paul Roussillon
Abel - Junon's husband
Anne Consigny Anne Consigny
Elizabeth Dédalus - Abel and Junon's oldest child
Mathieu Amalric Mathieu Amalric
Henri Vuillard - Abel and Junon's middle child
Melvil Poupaud Melvil Poupaud
Ivan Vuillard - - Abel and Junon's youngest child
Hippolyte Girardot Hippolyte Girardot
Claude Dédalus- Elizabeth's husband
Emmanuelle Devos Emmanuelle Devos
Faunia - Henri's lover
Chiara Mastroianni Chiara Mastroianni
Sylvia Vuillard - Ivan's wife


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A very good movie

9 years, 11 months ago at Dec 20 10:50
In fact, I  watched this movie just a few days before Christmas. It wasn't on purpose at all but I thought the coincidence was pretty neat. Anyway, basically, it turned out to be one of those French dramas dealing with a dysfunctional familly. Indeed, it was really talkative, unfocused and rather chaotic (it took me almost 30 minutes to figure out who was who) but I really enjoyed it. In the cont... read more
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Follows a family who becomes increasingly contentious and dysfunctional until an ill relative brings them together over the holidays.
Release date: 21 November 2008
Tags: Christmas (7), Drama (7), 2008 (7), French (6), France (6), Comedy (5), Schizophrenia (5), Mother Son Relationship (4), 2000s (4), Dog (4), Cemetery (4), Hospital (4), Transplant (4), Alcohol (4), Banishment (3), Leukemia (3), Bone Marrow Transplant (3), Graft (3), Northern France (3), Funeral (3)
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