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Beautiful Lies (2010)

De vrais mensonges (original title)
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A hairdresser forwards a passionate love letter to her mother.

Director:

Pierre Salvadori

Writers:

Pierre Salvadori (scenario), Benoît Graffin (scenario) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Audrey Tautou ... Émilie Dandrieux
Nathalie Baye ... Maddy Dandrieux
Sami Bouajila ... Jean
Stéphanie Lagarde Stéphanie Lagarde ... Sylvia
Judith Chemla ... Paulette
Cécile Boland Cécile Boland ... La cliente à la frange
Didier Brice Didier Brice ... L'homme au magazine
Daniel Duval ... Le père d'Émilie
Yilin Yang Yilin Yang ... Cliente chinoise 1
Qiu Lan Qiu Lan ... Cliente chinoise 2 (as Lan Qui)
Patrice Bouret Patrice Bouret ... Monsieur Pastor
Paul Morgan Paul Morgan ... Mister Isaac
Santiago Reyes Santiago Reyes ... Le traducteur
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Storyline

Following a breakdown, multi-lingual Jean quits his job as a UNESCO translator to become handyman at Emilie's hair salon. Smitten by her he writes her a love letter but she thinks it comes from an elderly admirer and sends it on to her mother Maddy, who needs cheering after her husband left. Eventually Maddy comes to the conclusion that Jean is her secret admirer and Emilie plays up to this to keep her mother content and sane. When Emile tells the truth neither Maddy or Jean are pleased but love eventually finds a way to make them all happy. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Sometimes a little white lie can change everything

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Official Sites:

Official site [France]

Country:

France

Language:

French | Chinese | English

Release Date:

8 December 2010 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Beautiful Lies See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,831,580
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Crazy Credits

During the opening credits, a love letter written to Émilie is read out in a voice-over while scenes of her admirer watching her and writing her letters are shown on the screen. See more »

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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 12 August 2011 (2011) See more »

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People Gonna Talk
Written and performed by James Hunter
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"Awfulie"
14 September 2016 | by holografSee all my reviews

This movie was an awful attempt to relive the beauty that was the movie "Amelie", ain't happening. Avoid this movie if you are an Amelie fan, all it will do is depress you to see our beloved Amelie 10 years older and trying to relive the glory of the past. OK it's making me write more, sorry to bore you with more text than necessary, but here goes. The plot was OK for about 20 min, though it was sad to see Amelie reborn as a tired worn out character who has had probably gone through 100 boyfriends by this point (this time she is named "emilie"). then it dragged and dragged until the writers found a way out of the mess they had created and just ended the story with a denouement and put us all out of our misery :)


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