52nd edition

Laisse un peu d’amour

Fortnight 1998, Feature film, 1 h 34


« I wanted to make a radiant film, dealing with episodes in the lives of three women. » 57-year-old Monica is a worker. When she is laid off, she is offered a compromise agreement: early retirement. She lives with her two daughters, Gisèle and Sandra. For Monique, it’s the first time she is without a job. She runs the admin-istrative gauntlet. Gisèle, an acting student, passes the entrance exam to the Paris Conservatory and starts a new life. Sandra is released from the the hospital where she was hospitalized after a suicide attempt and goes to the sea with some friends… This is the story of these three women…


  • Andrée Damant
  • Aurélia Petit
  • Gilles Garnier
  • Lise Payen
  • Louise Vincent
  • Michèle Ernou
  • Zahra Benaïssa


Zaïda Ghorab-Volta

Hélène Louvart

François Maurel

Gilles Volta

Set decoration
Philippe Jacob


Production : Agat Films & Cie, 52 rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud, 75011 Paris, France, Tél. : (33) 1 53 36 32 32 Fax : (33) 1 43 57 00 22 – La Sept/Arte Vente à l’étranger : Agat Films & Cie