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A Place on Earth (2013)

Une place sur la Terre (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 28 August 2013 (France)
Antoine's only true friend is Mateo (7) the son of his often absent neighbor. One day he hears a piano sonata and becomes mesmerized by the music and obsessed by the beautiful and mysterious pianist Elena, when a dramatic event occurs.

Director:

Fabienne Godet

Writers:

Fabienne Godet (co-writer), Claire Mercier (co-writer) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Benoît Poelvoorde ... Antoine Dumas
Ariane Labed ... Elena Morin
Max Baissette de Malglaive ... Matéo
Julie Moulier Julie Moulier ... Margot
Marie-Armelle Deguy Marie-Armelle Deguy ... Julia
Thomas Coumans Thomas Coumans ... Roman Morin
Catherine Demaiffe Catherine Demaiffe ... Maria
Stéphanie Colpé Stéphanie Colpé ... Maddy
Brigitte Sy ... Loraine Morin
Jacques Spiesser ... Monsieur Morin
Pedro Cabanas Pedro Cabanas ... Fiancé Judith Morin
Vinciane Millereau Vinciane Millereau ... Judith Morin (as Vincianne Millereau)
Isabelle Anciaux Isabelle Anciaux ... Infirmière soins intensifs
Patrick Gobert Patrick Gobert ... Président du jury
Xavier Percy Xavier Percy ... Docteur Challard
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Storyline

Antoine is a joyful but disenchanted photographer. His only true friend, Mateo, is 7 years old and the son of his neighbor, who is often absent. One day, he hears a piano sonata coming from the building across the courtyard. Mesmerized by the music, he becomes obsessed by Elena, the beautiful but mysterious pianist, and starts to photograph her at every opportunity. An intense relationship develops between fragile and idealistic Elena and Antoine, who is transformed by this encounter. Written by AnonymousB

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Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

28 August 2013 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

A Place on Earth See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$529,579
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Hacia el Sur
Composed by Hakim Hamadouche
©(p) Hakim Hamadouche
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Beautiful hymn to life lived fully
11 January 2014 | by dan-804-672327See all my reviews

This is in a way a classic European character study film based on a very touching and subtle story about life, happiness, and friendship in the face of the overpowering emotional sensitivity some people happen to have as a feature of their personality.

It tells the story of a short period in the crossing life paths of a photo artist who lost his path in alcoholism and self-doubt and a young gifted female archaeologist who meet unexpectedly when she attempts suicide. The theme could appear a little bleak from the above plot but the story is really about how to achieve happiness and self-realization when, like the two main characters, your emotional sensitivity to life's events an the emotions of those around you are sometimes too much to bear.

Benoit Poelvoorde transcended elegantly his usual comedic acting style and Ariane Labed confirmed her great talent at expressing intense emotions with subtlety. Her romantic aesthetic and her great capacity to talk with her eyes without uttering the wrong words, is unique. In short: a great movie for those who like the things of the heart!


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