The movie

L’amour c’est mieux que la vie

Friends since they're out of jail, Gerard, Ary and Philippe swore always to remain honest. 20 years later, Gerard learns he's about to die. His two friends want to offer him a last love, since he always repeated: love is better than life.

Length: 116 min
Country: Frankrijk
Language spoken: Frans
Language subtitles: Nederlands
Cast: Sandrine Bonnaire, Gérard Darmon, Béatrice Dalle, Ary Abittan, Phillipe Lellouche, Robert Hossein
Director: Claude Lelouch
Release date: 2022


When they left prison together, Gérard (Gérard Darmon), Ary (Ary Abittan) and Philippe (Philippe Lelouche) decided to go straight and live honest lives. Twenty years later, Gérard learns that he does not have long to live. His two friends want to give him a very last romance, to honour Gérard's life motto: love is better than life. The fiftieth feature film by renowned French filmmaker Claude Lelouch (‘A Man and a Woman’) touches on the meaning of friendship and confronting the inevitable, and features a strong cast of French stars, including the inimitable Sandrine Bonnaire