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La vie promise = The promised life

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Widescreen version.


In French with English subtitles.


Isabelle Huppert, Pascal Greggory, Maud Forget, Fabienne Babe, Andre Marcon.

Publication Information

[New York] : Empire Pictures, [2011]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


Not rated.


Sylvia is a prostitute in Nice with a self-protective talent for blocking out huge chunks of her past. When her 14-year old daughter, Laurence skips out on foster care to see her biological mom, Sylvia is rudely dismissive. When Laurence ends up stabbing a pimp in Sylvia's apartment, the two take to the road giving Sylvia the first opportunity in years to reflect on how she fell so low.


Title from container.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002.

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