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Girl On The Bridge Movie Review Summary

Actors: Daniel Auteuil, Vanessa Paradis

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GIRL ON THE BRIDGE (La Fille sur le Pont) is a French movie directed by Patrice Leconte in 1999. Daniel Auteuil earned in 2000 the French Academy award in the Best Actor category for this movie.
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Adèle is on the verge of committing suicide from a bridge when Gabor, a knife thrower, arrives and tries to dissuade her from jumping. Gabor saves her life. Gabor offers her a job as the moving target. Soon, their act becomes widely known and they perform in the casinos of France, Monte-Carlo and Italy.

But Adèle goes on searching for the Prince Charming and sleeps with any good-looking man coming close to her while Gabor is little-by-little falling in love with her. Although she has also told Gabor she's attracted by him, she will finally abandon her partner when she meets a wealthy young Greek who attended their show. But their separation is also the end of the exceptional period of luck both have lived for a few weeks; Adèle is soon abandoned in a Greek island and Gabor, after having injured his new partner with a knife, is living like a hobo in Istanbul, Turkey.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   boatload of casual sex without love Lover is...    -   totally uninterested

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   artist Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France    -   Italy    -   Turkey Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   pleasure/love boat Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   actual description of sex Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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