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Passage à l'acte (1996)

The story of a Parisian psychiatrist (Auteuil) who is treating a patient who confesses to having killed his wife. At first the psychiatrist lends little credence to his unusual client but ... See full summary »

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Francis Girod
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Auteuil ... Antoine Rivière
Patrick Timsit Patrick Timsit ... Edouard Berg
Anne Parillaud ... Isabelle
Michèle Laroque ... Florence
Marianne Denicourt ... Nathalie
Clotilde de Bayser Clotilde de Bayser ... Hélène
Jean-Michel Noirey Jean-Michel Noirey ... Guérin
Marc Berman Marc Berman ... Montagner
Anne-Marie Philipe Anne-Marie Philipe ... Rosine
Marc Chouppart Marc Chouppart ... Davenne
Florence Viala Florence Viala ... Nina
Aurélien Recoing
Pierre Amzallag Pierre Amzallag
Anthony Decadi Anthony Decadi ... Charles
Thierry de Carbonnières Thierry de Carbonnières
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The story of a Parisian psychiatrist (Auteuil) who is treating a patient who confesses to having killed his wife. At first the psychiatrist lends little credence to his unusual client but as events unfold he has to take him "dead" serious. Written by C. Picot <nstn1528@fox.nstn.ca>

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Deserves a little credit for the idea
31 March 2018 | by paidinfull13See all my reviews

This film had a good idea. The context of the relation between mental health doctor and his patients....mixt with suspense and drama.

I think the execution however was poor...not so much on the side of Daniel Auteil...but on the side of the patient. Something was missing in order for us to really understand and connect with the back story. It is as if the writer hid too much for us to really connect with some of the crucial players of the movie...in an attempt to not reveal too much of the ending. But this camouflaged information makes us not care about the story to begin with.


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30 October 1996 (France) See more »

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Death in Therapy See more »

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1.85 : 1
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