Corps impatients, Les, (Eager Bodies)
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Corps impatients, Les, (Eager Bodies)
French filmmaker Xavier Giannoli makes his feature-length debut as a writer/director with the psychological drama Les Corps Impatients (Eager Bodies), based on the novel by Christian de Montella. Laura Smet (daughter of singer/actor Johnny Hallyday and actress Nathalie Baye) makes her film debut as Charlotte, a young woman battling cancer. Nicolas Duvauchelle plays her boyfriend Paul, who has pledged to stick by her through the chemotherapy. When Charlotte's healthy cousin Ninon (Marie Denarnaud) comes to visit, Paul ends up sleeping with her. Originally shot on digital video, Eager Bodies… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Xavier Giannoli's film is an anguished contemplation of life, death and sex in the face of potential tragedy."
‑ Stephen Holden, New York Times
"Eager Bodies is a solid French film about dying young and the nurturing love that is needed in one's last days."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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