On connaît la chanson (1997) [Upgrade] AKA Same Old Song


Odile and Camille are two sisters living in Paris. Odile is frustrated in her dull marriage to Claude, who shows no enthusiasm in her desire to buy a new apartment. Camille, studying for a doctorate, suffers from a panic disorder. The lives of both women are up-ended when three men enter their lives.

Director: Alain Resnais. AKA Same Old Song.
Stars: André Dussollier, Agnés Jaoui, Lambert Wilson, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Pierre Arditi, Sabine Azéma, Jane Birkin.

1997 Prix Louis Delluc WInner.
1998 Berlin International Film Festival – Nominated for the Golden Bear.


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One Comment

  1. June 16, 2024

    Charming. The Dennis Potter musical numbers only just work, as I don’t find French ‘pop’ songs to be terribly engaging but great cast and some laugh out loud moments.
    Wry and funny comedy of manners.

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