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Amitiés Sincères (True Friends)

Friendship between three middle-aged men sits as solid and fragile as their egos, glowing with all the sunshine and shade of a weekend break. Walter (Gérard Lanvin) owns a successful restaurant, Jacques (Wladimir Yordanoff) a bookshop and Paul (Jean-Hugues Anglade) … Continue reading

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Vincent, François, Paul et les Autres (the Others)

Mid-life unease is worn as light as a 1970s sports jacket in Claude Sautet’s expose of friendship and floundering between three men. Energetic entrepreneur, Vincent (Yves Montand), the uptight doctor, François (Michel Piccoli) and disillusioned writer, Paul (Serge Reggiani) all … Continue reading

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