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31 Ratings

When the Sea Rises

Quand la mer monte...

France, Belgium, 2004
Comedy, Drama, Romance


An actress, who goes all over rural France with her monologe “Sex and Crime”, meets and falls in love with a man, since that moment starts helping him in his plays.

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When the Sea Rises Directed by Yolande Moreau, Gilles Porte

Awards & Festivals

César Awards

2005 | 2 wins including: Best Actress

Prix Louis Delluc

2004 | Winner: Best First Film

European Film Awards

2005 | Nominee: European Discovery of the Year

Brussels Film Festival

2017 | Retrospective

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