Look at Me

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Look at Me ★★★½ Comme une image 2004 (PG-13)

Unhappy Parisian tale of gigantically egotistical father (Bacri) jetsetting his way around town and his plump daughter (Berry) unsuccessfully vying for his attention. She is a gifted singer, constantly tuning her voice. He is an acclaimed novelist, constantly tuning her out. He's also got a young trophy wife (Desarnauts) who gets nothing from her husband but ridicule and indifference. He wants his wife to look perfect, he wants his daughter to look like her voice sounds. French cowriters and costars Agnes Jaoui and Jean-Pierre Bacri craft a poignant, unpredictable film defying stereotype. Awarded best screenplay at Cannes. 110m/C DVD . FR Agnes Jaoui, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Laurent Grevill, Marilou Berry, Virginie Desarnauts, Keine Bouhiza, Gregoire Oestermann; D: Agnes Jaoui; W: Agnes Jaoui, Jean-Pierre Bacri; C: Stephane Fontaine; M: Philippe Rombi.