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Same Old Song (1999)

Same Old Song




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In this musical comedy, Camille is a Paris tour guide. Odile is Camille's sister, married to the weakling Claude. Odile seeks an apartment from real-estate agent Marc, and Camille begins an affair with him. These characters make easy transitions from dialogue to 36 song fragments.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Musical & Performing Arts, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Agnès Jaoui
In Theaters:
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Sabine Azéma
as Odile Lalande
Agnès Jaoui
as Camille Lalande
Lambert Wilson
as Marc Duveyrier
Nelly Borgeaud
as Doctor No. 3
Götz Burger
as Von Choltitz
Jean-Pierre Darrouss...
as Young Man with Chequ...
Charlotte Kady
as Restaurant Customer
Jacques Mauclair
as Doctor No. 1
Pierre Meyrand
as Cafe Owner
Claire Nadeau
as Female Guest
Dominique Rozan
as Elderly Man
Jean-Chrétien Sibert...
as Young Fired Man
Wilfred Benaiche
as Restaurant Owner
Françoise Bertin
as Little Lady on Tour
Frederique Cantrel
as Female Guest
Nathalie Jeannet
as Female Guest
Delphine Quentin
as Young Woman Kissing
Geoffroy Thiebaut
as Marc's Colleague
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All Critics (19) | Top Critics (6)

A comedy about real estate and class differences, this was the biggest hit of Resnais' career in France, superbly capturing Paris in the 90s.

Full Review… | May 8, 2014
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

This is a puny benefit for a device that's arbitrary and precious and results in slowing down scenes and conversations for no reason but cuteness.

Full Review… | October 30, 2001
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

By the end of the film you've become more than superficially acquainted with six recognizable and complicated individuals. How many movie musicals can make that claim?

Full Review… | October 30, 2001
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | September 12, 2008
Top Critic

Full Review… | February 11, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | October 30, 2001
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

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