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Look at Me Movie Review Summary

Actors: Marilou Berry, Agnès Jaoui, Jean-Pierre Bacri

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Agnès Jaoui wrote (with Jean-Pierre Bacri) and directed LOOK AT ME (Comme une image) in 2004. It earned, that same year, the European Film Award in the Best Screenplay category.

Lolita is in her early 20's, she's plump, and her main activity is attending the singing class of Sylvia Millet. She has a very low self-esteem because of her weight problem. Furthermore, Lolita is the daughter of Etienne Cassard, an egocentric publisher/writer, who doesn't see that what she only wants from him is some consideration.

Lolita's anger against her father grows each time she notices, or believes, that her friends associate with her only to have the opportunity to meet Etienne Cassard and get something from him. Now, even Sylvia Millet, her teacher, seems to take a special interest in her life since she's learned the professional status of her father. To tell the truth, this sudden interest in the young girl could be closely related to the fact that Pierre Millet, Sylvia's Millet, is a writer looking for some recognition.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Struggle with    -   obesity

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   singer/musician Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France City?    -   Yes City:    -   Paris Misc setting    -   school

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of singing

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