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C'est la vie

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:January 1, 2001
Running time:113 minutes
Cast:Jacques Dutronc, Sandrine Bonnaire, Emmanuelle Riva, Jacques Spiesser, Annie Grégorio
Director:Jean-Pierre Améris
Writer:Jean-Pierre Améris

Description: One might assume that the original title of this French production was C'est La Vie. Wrong: the film was initially released as La Baule-les-Pins, then distributed to English speaking countries under a more understandable French cognomen. The film is set during a deceptively idyllic summer. Two young girls are fascinated bystanders as their parents' marriage dissolves and their mother takes up with a younger man. What might have been material for tear-stained drama in an American film is treated with perceptive humor in C'est La Vie. Director Diane Kurys cowrote the screenplay with Alain Le Henry.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide

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