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MADLY IN LIFE

UNE VIE DÉMENTE

A Film by

Ann SIROT & Raphaël BALBONI

2020 – Belgium – Drama

SYNOPSIS

Alex and Noémie, both in their thirties, want a child. But their plans are upset when Alex’s mother, Suzanne, starts acting rather bizarrely. It is due to her suffering from “semantic dementia,”  a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that influences her behavior. She spends money recklessly, visits her neighbors in the middle of the night to eat slices of bread, and cobbles together a fake driver’s license for herself with scissors and glue. Suzanne the mother becomes an uncontrollable child. An unexpected and unusual parenting boot camp for Noémie and Alex!

MADLY IN LIFE

CAST

Jo DESEURE
Jean LE PELTIER
Lucie DEBAY
Gilles REMICHE

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Producer – ​Julie ESPARBES
Production company – Hélicotronc
Screenwriters – Ann SIROT & Raphaël BALBONI
Cinematographer – Jorge PIQUER RODRIGUEZ
Editors – Sophie VERCRUYSSE & Raphaël BALBONI

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Running time – 87'
Ratio – Scope
Language – French

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