Not Here To Be Loved

Je ne suis pas là pour être aimé

Dir. Stéphane Brizé

France 2005 | Colour | 93 mins | Cert 15

Cast: Patrick Chesnais, Anne Consigny, Georges Wilson

Jean-Claude is a world-weary man stuck in the thankless job of delivering paperwork to people facing eviction or seizure of their possessions and visiting his brusque fault-finding father in a care home. Unexpectedly he decides to shake himself out of his stultifying rut by enrolling for tango lessons in the dance studio across the street from his office. It is there that he forms a tentative bond with a bride-to-be who shares his longing for something more out of life.

Available on: DVD

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