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Time Out says

Xavier (Duris) spends his final year as a student at a college in Barcelona. He's melancholy about the girl he left behind, anxious about the married woman he takes up with in Spain - familiar stuff, though attractively presented (shot on high-definition video). But the emphasis is on life at the flat Xavier shares with seven other students, each from a different European country: learning to tolerate one another's foibles, helping each other in a crisis, etc. In this metaphor it's no surprise that Wendy the Brit goes to bed with an American and Xavier the Frenchman is enraged about it. But this is an astonishingly good-natured movie, and when Xavier takes stock of what he's learned only hardcore nationalists will fail to be moved by his passionate assertion of a European identity - 'Je suis français... espagnol... anglais... italien...'
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Release Details

  • Duration:122 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Cédric Klapisch
  • Screenwriter:Cédric Klapisch
  • Cast:
    • Romain Duris
    • Judith Godrèche
    • Audrey Tautou
    • Cécile de France
    • Kelly Reilly
    • Cristina Brondo
    • Kevin Bishop
    • Federico d'Anna
    • Christian Pagh
    • Cédric Klapisch
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