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Episode 1

By Muriel Barbery.

In a Parisian apartment building, lonely concierge Renee and 12-year-old Paloma, who lives in the building and plans to kill herself on her 13th birthday, are brought together by the sudden death of one of their wealthy neighbours and the arrival of a new owner.

Renee ...... Heather Williams
Paloma ...... Holly Bodimeade
Kakuro Ozu ...... Togo Igawa
Manuela ...... Pippa Haywood
Mme Pallieres ...... Kim Hicks

Directed by Sara Davies.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Mon 16 Feb 2009 19:45

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