French singer Philippe Lavil and daughter Lola pose for photographers ...
Nov 8th, 2011
(Reuters) - French singer Philippe Lavil and daughter Lola pose for photographers as they arrive for the premiere of the film "The Rum Diary" in Paris November 8, 2011. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT PORTRAIT) -
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