All Genres: Comedy
Release Year: 2010
Director: François Ozon
Sound: Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS
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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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.
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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