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Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)

Marie-Jo et ses 2 amours (original title)
Having reached middle age, a woman must choose between the two men in her life.

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Robert Guédiguian
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ariane Ascaride ... Marie-Jo
Jean-Pierre Darroussin ... Daniel
Gérard Meylan ... Marco
Julie-Marie Parmentier ... Julie
Jacques Boudet Jacques Boudet ... Jean-Christophe
Yann Trégouët Yann Trégouët ... Sylvain
Frédérique Bonnal Frédérique Bonnal ... Mrs. Fauvelet
Souhade Temimi Souhade Temimi ... La collègue de Marie-Jo
Maya Seuleyvan Maya Seuleyvan ... La dame à la minerve (as Maia Sevleyan)
Frédéric Garbe Frédéric Garbe ... Le toubib
Danielle Stefan Danielle Stefan ... L'invitée à la fête
Jacques Germain Jacques Germain ... Le pilote
Axel Köhler Axel Köhler ... Le commandant allemand (as Alex Koehler)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard Ano Richard Ano
Brigitte Beck Brigitte Beck
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Marie-Jo is a middleaged woman living an ordinary life in Marseilles with her husband, Daniel and her daughter, Julie. Daniel runs a small construction business in which Marie-Jo helps. She also works at the local hospital. Outwardly their marriage is loving. But Marie-Jo has been in love with another man for more than twelve months.Marco works as a harbour pilot and is deeply in love with Marie-Jo. Learning that loving two men is impossible, Marie-Jo is forced to make a choice. Written by johnno.r@xtra.co.nz

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

26 June 2002 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Maria i jej dwie milosci See more »

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$2,670,247
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1.85 : 1
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Marseilles in modified temper
14 June 2003 | by stenssonSee all my reviews

How many films haven't you seen (especially French ones) about the married woman having an "affair"? There aren't many surprises here either, but the acting makes it believeable anyway. It's too much to say that this is like a documentary, it's far from it, but the realistic performances by Ariane Ascaride and Jean-Pierre Darroussin give real life to everything.

Marseilles plays a big part here. That city is almost like an actor. The emotional conditions for these people might have been different somewhere else. The tempo is slow however and so is the temper. You have time to breath, watching this.


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