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Old 02-13-2017, 12:28 PM
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Help me ID this French-language movie

I watched it in late 2010 on pay per view (in the U.S.) with my then-girlfriend, who was French. She of course understood the dialog, I read the subtitles.

I recall it as sort of a French version of "The Big Chill" - a group of friends sharing the changes going on in their lives. They are already in regular contact with each other (unlike in "The Big Chill", where a funeral brought old college pals together).

In the final scenes, everyone's problems seemed to resolve, or at least reach a steady state. One of the characters was a single, career-focused woman of 40 who found herself pregnant after a brief affair, and was unexpectedly delighted. She may have been a lawyer, but I may be conflating her with the Mary Kay Place character in "The Big Chill" (a single fortyish lawyer who deliberately got pregnant by Kevin Kline's character).
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Old 02-13-2017, 12:36 PM
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Googling "french big chill" returns Little White Lies, which is a 2010 French film.
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Old 02-13-2017, 03:14 PM
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Wow, that was quick. Thanks.

I guess I didn't assume that my impression of it resembling "The Big Chill" would have been shared by others. But it apparently was, to include Roger Ebert.
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Old 02-13-2017, 08:41 PM
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Mary Kay Place's character was 35, not fortyish.
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Old 02-14-2017, 07:40 AM
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Wow, starring two unknown (in America at the time) future Oscar winners, Marion Cotillard and Jean Dujardin. I'd like to see it.
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Old 02-14-2017, 08:41 AM
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Marion Cotillard was certainly well-known when Little White Lies came out in 2010, since she won the Oscar for best actress for a 2007 film.
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