The names of love

The names of love

DVD - 2011 | French
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A young, extroverted left-wing activist who sleeps with her political opponents to convert them to her cause is successful until she meets her match.
Publisher: Chicago : Music Box Films, 2011.
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Characteristics: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : digital, sound, colour ; 12 cm

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CBrauer
Sep 27, 2018

I was pleasantly surprised watching this film. The depths of this kind of story are not often spoken about. But they took the notion of our stories and past being who we are and wove these into the modern day chaos of urban multicultural society and love. It was very funny and pointed and didn't hold anything back. A strong comment of French society and modern societies which are still deeply affected by historical events from the last century. From personal experience with this kind of a narrative in my own family I would say they did a good job.

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singidunum_25
Jan 14, 2018

....or what happens when you take slogan "make love, not war" quite literally. This movie is mix of everything: comedy, romance, political and has a few bold scenes. Actress Sara Forestier is very good playing as Baya,spirited, naive and energetic political activist. You can see her in other movie “ Primaire” in more conservative role fighting for social justice again.

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Je3000
Jul 23, 2014

A deep and sharp comedy.

love_my_library_card Dec 16, 2013

Lightweight, far-fetched romantic-comedy; spent way too long on setting up the premise.

scottdawson Dec 15, 2013

i loved this movie: both funny and touching.

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bookwormjeph
Aug 09, 2013

a delightful french farce that is great for a quiet nights viewing without taxing the gray matter too much. If you like foreign movies this worth a look.

Glencoe_Mike Dec 08, 2011

Really nice French romantic comedy that also speaks to accepting your heritage. Enjoyed all the leads.

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singidunum_25
Jan 14, 2018

singidunum_25 thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

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