|Directed by||Claude Miller|
|Produced by||Annie Miller|
|Written by|| Julien Boivent |
|Starring|| Ludivine Sagnier |
|Cinematography||Gérard de Battista|
|Edited by||Véronique Lange|
|27 August 2003|
|Box office||$3.1 million|
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A few years later Julien has become a filmmaker himself. His first film is inspired by the holiday with Lili. Lili, who is by now an established actress, learns about it and works herself into its cast, becoming the star of the production. However she does not resume her personal relationship with Julien, who remains faithful to his wife and young daughter.
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Little Lili (La petite Lili) on IMDb
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