Pauline & Paulette

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  78 min.
Release Date: May 3, 2002

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Cast: Dora Van Der Groen, Ann Petersen, Rosemarie Bergmans


Pauline (van der Groen) is a sixty-ish woman with the mind of a child. She can't read or write, tie her shoes or spread her bread. Yet Pauline takes such delight from little things like watering the garden or pasting flowers in her scrapbook.

Pauline's world changes when Martha, the older sister who's been taking care of her, passes away. Pauline would love to live with her sister Paulette (Petersen), who owns a local shop filled with satins and bows and ah, floral gift wrap that Pauline can put in her book. But Paulette wants to retire to the coast and send Pauline to stay with their younger sister Cécile in Brussels.

Both Paulette and Cécile love Pauline -- but there is a difference between love and want. Thrown into the mix is Martha's will, which stipulates that her money only goes to Paulette and Cécile if Pauline lives with one of them.

Director: Lieven Debrauwer
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Dominique Janne
Screenplay: Jaak Boon, Lieven Debrauwer
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