Back from a holiday in Spain, Lili, 19, finds that Loïc, her twin brother, has left the house following a row with their father. She disapproves of her parents’ apparently light attitude and is particularly shocked by her father’s reluctance to even talk about the event.
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I think the story has a lot of witt. The party. The study&work path of the both girls. The difference in age, she is 20 and he is end of 30, office job, wealthy father. He is socially higher than the girl's father, but makes love with her in a tent. The loss of her brother is symbolical for the end of the care free youth. Very charming Melanie Laurent and Kad Merad.
This film leaves you with a melancholic smile. It's a sad beautiful story about family and love. Though it leaves one thing unanswered (Lili's relationship with her brother). We only know so little about their closeness. Regardless, it's a good story with some great acting. Melanie Laurent, is sublime... she shines!
I thought about giving 4 stars because the "discovery"/"answer" in the end just doesn't fit in. Open End would have been better. Still I give 5 stars because the film was very well played, highly emotional script (the twist with the letters still gives me goose bumps) and great song. I mean "Lili" - is one of my all time favourite songs, didn't know that it had to do with this film.
Une oeuvre profondément émouvante, traversée par la beauté et la densité des élans du coeur (paternel, fraternel, amoureux) avec d'excellents acteurs bienvenus et convaincants, à la présence certaine...
The movie starts off quite promising. Unfortunately later a dull love story distracts a little from the main subject of the plot. And the final conclusion is unnecessary stupid. Last 10 Minutes could have simply be omitted.
Super film, belle histoire. Je regrette que ça manque parfois de rythme et je trouve le scénario quand même assez simple. Le réalisateur n'insiste pas assez sur la psychologie des personnages à mon goût.