Based on a True Story • 1h 35m
Directed by Marie Amachoukeli, Claire Burger, Samuel Theis • Drama • With Angélique Litzenburger, Joseph Bour, Mario Theis, Samuel Theis, Séverine Litzenburger, Cynthia Litzenburger • 2014 • 95 minutes
Angelique is a 60-year-old bar hostess in a cabaret located near the border between France and Germany. Despite her age, she’s a party girl and lives for the moment. At night, she seduces men so they can buy her drinks. As time goes by, clients become rare. But Michel, her regular client, is in love with her. One day, he asks Angelique to marry him. Will she settle into a life of companionship and comfort and give up her beloved lifestyle?
"Angélique is an instant, screen-grabbing star, and her family and friends are relaxed and captivating in their supporting roles as themselves." —Richard Brody
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