Hasards ou coïncidences (Chance or Coincidence)
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Hasards ou coïncidences (Chance or Coincidence)
Claude Lelouch directed this French-Canadian romantic drama in which French futurologist Marc (Marc Hollander) declares luck and coincidence are not factors as he maintains math can be used to predict the future. Former classical dancer Myriam (Alessandra Martines), raising her young son Serge (Arthur Cheysson) alone, is pondering her future when she meets art forger Pierre (Pierre Arditi). The two find an attraction, and Pierre is planning a jaunt in which the trio of Myriam, Pierre and Serge will traverse the world. However, a boating accident and the loss of Myriam's bag at the Montreal… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Without a solid grounding in credibility or emotional involvement, the film's edifice threatens to tumble, but then only a lovable madman such as Lelouch would dare to conjure an epic vision from such ramshackle elements in the first place."
‑ Trevor Johnston, Time Out
"A strong candidate for the year's most overblown French romantic drama."
‑ Tom Dawson, Total Film
"The fact that Lelouch mobilises massive cinematic means for an old-fashioned melodrama is fine. The problem is his penchant for overlaying this with a thick layer of 'serious' themes."
‑ Ginette Vincendeau, Sight and Sound
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