Les Beaux Jours (Bright Days Ahead)


Starring the wonderful Fanny Ardant a delightful film about the late life crisis of a 60 year old woman recently retired who is given a subscription to Bright Days Ahead – a club for the elderly. Instead of immersing herself in pottery and drama lessons she embarks on an affair with the 40 year old IT coach.

Audience Score: 62.88%

Comments :

  • Brilliant characterisation and effective scenery.
  • So French!
  • Great theme. The French viewpoint a pleasing change. Inspiring and thought provoking.
  • Very good very French. There are not so many films about sexy older women!!
  • Unexpected twists and turns.
  • Lovely.
  • Tres bon!
  • Very entertaining. Not short on the rumpy pumpy exactly!!
  • I didn’t think that Calais was so exciting!
  • Very believable characters. Glad it didn’t end too badly for the main protagonist!
  • Enjoyable.
  • A bit of fun.
  • Waste of time.
  • Once you have seen this type of film once, you have seen dozens. Sorry, just not my type of film.
  • Needs more warnings for teenagers.

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