March/27/2011

Category: Comedy
All Genres: Comedy
Release Year: 2010
Country: France
Runtime:
Rating: (0)
Languages: French
Director: François Ozon
Sound: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS
Taglines:

  • France, 1977: Women's Liberation is in the air.

  • Writing by: Pierre Barillet – play
    Jean-Pierre Grédy – play
    François Ozon – adaptation

    Produced by: Eric Altmeyer – producer
    Nicolas Altmeyer – producer
    Genevieve Lemal – co-producer

    Cast: Catherine Deneuve – Suzanne Pujol
    Gérard Depardieu – Maurice Babin
    Fabrice Luchini – Robert Pujol
    Karin Viard – Nadège
    Judith Godrèche – Joëlle
    Jérémie Renier – Laurent Pujol (as Jérémie Rénier)
    Sergi López – Le routier espagnol (as Sergi Lopez)
    Évelyne Dandry – Geneviève Michonneau
    Bruno Lochet – André
    Elodie Frégé – Suzanne jeune
    Gautier About – Babin jeune

    Music: Philippe Rombi
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    Plot Outline:

    When her husband is taken hostage by his striking employees, a trophy wife (Deneuve) takes the reins of the family business and proves to be a remarkably effective leader…
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    Plot: When her husband is taken hostage by his striking employees, a trophy wife (Deneuve) takes the reins of the family business and proves to be a remarkably effective leader. Business and personal complications arrive in the form of her ex-lover (Depardieu), a former union leader.

    Movie Quotes:

    Wiseman: If you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything.



    Goofs: We know about 3 goofs. Here comes one of them:
    Anachronisms: The movie is set in 1977, but some of the cars have white headlights. French cars had yellow headlights and switched to white ones only in 1993. However Gerard Depardieu's car has the correct headlights.

    Trivia: There are 12 entries in the trivia list – like these:

    • Amanda Seyfried was the first choice for Babydoll, but she dropped out due to scheduling conflicts.
    • Emma Stone was in early talks to star as Amber, but dropped out to star in Easy A (2010).
    • Evan Rachel Wood was the first choice for Rocket but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts and Jena Malone replaced her.




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