MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 19,741 this week

La crise (1992)

6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 878 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 1 critic

When Victor finds out one morning that his wife had left him and that she had forgotten to at least buy milk for the Kids, he finds that things can only get worse. Having also been fired ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 44 titles
created 28 Feb 2011
 
list image
a list of 26 titles
created 03 Jun 2012
 
a list of 48 titles
created 23 Sep 2012
 
a list of 8962 titles
created 25 Mar 2013
 
a list of 37 titles
created 02 Nov 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "La crise" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: La crise (1992)

La crise (1992) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of La crise.
3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A company president gets framed with a food-poisoning scandal and the only person who can help him is the evening cleaning-woman, who always seems to be at the right place at the right time.

Director: Coline Serreau
Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Firmine Richard, Pierre Vernier
18 ans après (2003)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Marie (and her three fathers) are taking A-levels. Marie passes. She spends the summer in the country with her mother, Sylvia, who has returned from America with her Californian husband who... See full summary »

Director: Coline Serreau
Stars: André Dussollier, Michel Boujenah, Roland Giraud
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Coline Serreau
Stars: Muriel Robin, Artus de Penguern, Jean-Pierre Darroussin
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Martine and Jacques knew their friend before he became an important television personality, but have not seen him for over ten years. They are hospitable people - witness the fact that they... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Muyl
Stars: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Laurent Benoît, Zabou Breitman
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Two babies are switched at birth. When the mistake is discovered 12 years later, it leads to complications in the lives of both families. One family is affluent, with dutiful and (... See full summary »

Director: Étienne Chatiliez
Stars: Benoît Magimel, Valérie Lalande, Tara Römer
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Francis Girod
Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Michel Serrault, Jean-Louis Trintignant
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Gérard Jugnot
Stars: Gérard Jugnot, Richard Bohringer, Victoria Abril
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The sentimental and comedic adventures of Eddie, a non-Jew trying to pass as Jewish though totally ignorant of Jewish traditions, as he works in a Jewish community.

Director: Thomas Gilou
Stars: Richard Anconina, Richard Bohringer, Amira Casar
Le pari (1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Deux beaux-frères, Didier et Bernard se lancent un défi: chacun ne doit pas fumer pendant quatorze jours. Ce pari, qui se prolongera ultimement sur beaucoup plus longtemps, bouleversera ... See full summary »

Directors: Didier Bourdon, Bernard Campan
Stars: Didier Bourdon, Bernard Campan, Isabelle Ferron
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Thomas Gilou
Stars: Richard Anconina, José Garcia, Bruno Solo
Why Not! (1977)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: Coline Serreau
Stars: Sami Frey, Christine Murillo, Mario Gonzales
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Heroic machist industrial agronomy producing heavily contaminated and modified food and arid wastelands is challenged by several world examples of sensitive organic approach to producing food.

Director: Coline Serreau
Stars: Dominique Guillet, Vandana Shiva, Ana Primavesi
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Victor Barelle
Patrick Timsit ...
Michou
Zabou Breitman ...
Isa Barelle (as Zabou)
Maria Pacôme ...
Mme Barelle
Yves Robert ...
M. Barelle
Annick Alane ...
Mamie
Gilles Privat ...
Laurent
...
Martine
Christian Benedetti ...
Paul
Nanou Garcia ...
Sophie
Clotilde Mollet ...
Tania
Isabelle Petit-Jacques ...
Françoise
Didier Flamand ...
Monsieur Laville
Marie-France Santon ...
Madame Laville
Laurent Gamelon ...
Didier
Edit

Storyline

When Victor finds out one morning that his wife had left him and that she had forgotten to at least buy milk for the Kids, he finds that things can only get worse. Having also been fired from his job on the very same day, he ends up searching through a list of friends and family for someone who will listen to his grief and give some advice. The only person who does give him attention is a rather clumsy and not too intelligent street pauper called Michou. Victor finds Michou irritating and only finally comes to see him in a positive light when he starts to realise that his insensitivity to those closest to him has been major reason for all his troubles. Written by Javert5

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Things can only get better.

Genres:

Comedy | Music

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

2 December 1992 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Crisis-Go-'Round  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

French visa # 78669. See more »

Quotes

Victor's Mother: Et alors moi, ta mère, j'aurais pas le droit d'avoir une belle histoire de cul?
[And so I, your mother, should not be allowed to have a beautiful sex affair?]
See more »

Soundtracks

"Musique Trio no 3 en ut mineur
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by Sonia Wieder-Atherton, Daria Hovora and Claude Mollet
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A picaresque journey through the France of the 90s
12 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

This movie gives a good view, although somewhat distorted, of France in the 90s.

A man in his mid-life crisis loses his wife, his kids and his job the same day. He then goes through a picaresque journey with a nitwit side kick he finds on his way and whom he decides to help.

The man, played by a very good Vincent Lindon, meets friends, friends of friends, and relatives, and realizes what the true reasons of his failures are.

Everybody is going through his own crisis and the main character realizes that everybody's life sucks (or does it really?)

This film treats about every social problems in our modern societies: solitude, lack of love, lack of work, lack of understanding, lack of appreciation.

Some of the characters are a little bit cliches, but most of them give a very very good interpretation. I also think that the cliches are very acceptable because the whole atmosphere of the movie is very surrealistic.

Look out for the scene with the parents. It's my personal favorite.


10 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss La crise (1992) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?