| Daniele Thompson|
Christopher Thompson, Daniele Thompson
24 November 1999 (1999-11-24)
Season's Beatings Wikipedia
Season's Beatings (French: La Bûche) is a French comedy-drama film directed by Danièle Thompson, released in 1999.
Following the recent death of her second husband, for Christmas, Yvette tries to meet the three daughters from her first marriage with Stanislas, the gypsy violinist, again. During the preparations, questions and revelations are well underway from Louba, the artist, Sonia, the middle child and Milla, the rebel.
Yvette and Stanislas' daughters dreaded celebrating Christmas festivities because it coincides with the couple’s 25th wedding anniversary. Ever since Yvette’s divorce from Stanislas, and her remarriage, the siblings have had a strained relationship with their mother.
Yvette and her daughters had an emotional reunion and reconciliation following the tragedy that took the life of her second husband.Sabine Azéma as Louba
Emmanuelle Béart as Sonia
Charlotte Gainsbourg as Milla
Claude Rich as Stanislas
Françoise Fabian as Yvette
Jean-Pierre Darroussin as Gilbert
Isabelle Carré as Annabelle
Samuel Labarthe as Pierre
Françoise Brion as Janine
Christopher Thompson as Joseph
Hélène Fillières as Véronique
Marie de Villepin as Marie
On Metacritic the film has a score of 66 out of 100, based on 15 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".
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