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Friends of a recently deceased minor painter Jean-Baptiste take a train in Paris for Limoges, where he wished to be buried... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Pascal Greggory ... François

Valeria Bruni Tedeschi ... Claire (as Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi)

Charles Berling ... Jean-Marie

Jean-Louis Trintignant ... Lucien Emmerich / Jean-Baptiste Emmerich

Bruno Todeschini ... Louis
Sylvain Jacques ... Bruno

Vincent Perez ... Viviane

Roschdy Zem ... Thierry

Dominique Blanc ... Catherine
Delphine Schiltz ... Elodie
Nathan Kogen ... Sami (as Nathan Cogan)
Marie Daëms ... Lucie
Chantal Neuwirth ... Geneviève
Thierry de Peretti ... Dominique

Olivier Gourmet ... Bernard
Geneviève Brunet ... Marie-Rose
Didier Brice ... Cédric

Guillaume Canet ... L'auto-stoppeur
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Nicolas Maury ... Undetermined Role (uncredited)

Directed by
Patrice Chéreau 
Writing credits
Danièle Thompson (scenario) &
Patrice Chéreau (scenario) &
Pierre Trividic (scenario)

Danièle Thompson (original idea)

Produced by
Charles Gassot .... producer: Téléma
Jacques Hinstin .... executive producer
Cinematography by
Eric Gautier 
Film Editing by
François Gédigier  (as François Gedigier)
Casting by
Pascale Béraud 
Margot Capelier 
Production Design by
Sylvain Chauvelot 
Richard Peduzzi 
Set Decoration by
Dominique Castan 
Eric Chemel 
Sylvie Espinasse 
Vincent Grand d'Esnon 
Emmanuel Lavrut 
Joël Lavrut 
Victor Leitao 
Raph Salis 
Gilles Tissot 
Gilles Viaud 
Costume Design by
Caroline de Vivaise 
Makeup Department
Franck Berteau .... hair stylist
Franck Berteau .... makeup artist
Evelyne Byot .... hair stylist
Evelyne Byot .... makeup artist
Magali Ceyrat .... hair stylist
Magali Ceyrat .... makeup artist
Turid Follvik .... hair stylist (as Turid Follvick)
Turid Follvik .... makeup artist (as Turid Follvick)
Mario Messere .... hair stylist
Mario Messere .... makeup artist
Kuno Schlegelmilch .... hair stylist
Kuno Schlegelmilch .... makeup artist
Florence Vayssieres .... hair stylist
Florence Vayssieres .... makeup artist
Production Management
Claire Augé .... unit manager
Matthieu Belghiti .... unit manager
Arnaud Briquet .... unit manager
Jean-Marc Duez .... unit manager
Philippe Dumas .... unit manager
Denis Jacquey .... unit manager
Patrick Lancelot .... production manager
Thibaut Rigeot .... unit manager (as Thibault Rigeot)
Julien Toujan .... unit manager
Sylvie Zadjner .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sébastien Deux .... second second assistant director
Antoine Garceau .... assistant director
Virginie Guillot .... assistant director
Stéphane Metge .... assistant director
Art Department
Maxime Rebière .... storyboard (as Maxime Rebiere)
Sound Department
Serge Arthus .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Michel Casang .... boom operator
Pascal Chauvin .... sound effects
Pascal Dedeye .... sound effects
Olivier Do Huu .... assistant sound mixer (as Olivier Dô Hùu)
Jean-Pierre Laforce .... sound
Jean-Louis Lebras .... post-synchronization
Jacques Lévy .... post-synchronization (as Jacques Levy)
Françoise Maulny .... post-synchronization (as Françoise Maulny-Levy)
Nadine Muse .... sound editor
Christophe Pinel .... post-synchronization
Laurent Rouan .... dialogue editor
Hervé Roux .... sound consultant: DTS
Guillaume Sciama .... sound
Roland Neunreuther .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
François Berroir .... electrician
Graham Berry .... camera operator: Wescam camera
Paul-Claude Bessière .... grip
Xavier Cholet .... electrician
Stéphane Fontaine .... assistant camera
Arnaud Hermeline .... grip
Sophie Lemaire .... second assistant camera
Michel Michau .... electrician
Olivier Neveu .... electrician
Robert Polonia .... electrician
Luc Roux .... still photographer
Joël Toupense .... grip
Valérie Vignol .... assistant camera
Oliver Ward .... camera technician: Wescam camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Robert Isaac .... assistant costumer
Laure Jeger .... costumer
Patricia Saalburg .... costumer
Christopher Sorg .... costumer
Annie Thiellement .... costumer
Editorial Department
Laurence Briaud .... assistant editor
Beatrice Herminie .... assistant editor (as Béatrice Herminie)
Yvan Lucas .... color timer
Pierre Réali .... color timer
Soazic Veillon .... assistant editor
Other crew
Frédérick Debut .... administrator
Suzanne Durrenberger .... script supervisor
Michel Flaesch .... animal trainer
Tony Krantz .... press attache
Yves-Marie Le Guillou .... caterer
Laurence Leroy .... caterer
Béatrice Merimée .... public relations
Frédéric North .... helicopter (as Fred North)
Annick Paroutaud .... administrator (as Annick Parroutaud)
Dominique Segall .... press attache
Marc Thibault .... caterer
Jean-François Tymen .... caterer (as Jean-Francois Tymen)
Roland Vallet .... administrator (as Roland Valet)

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Also Known As:
"Ceux qui m'aiment prendront le train" - France (original title)
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122 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Continuity: In the scene where Claire and Viviane are sitting at the table discussing Viviane's name, Claire's hands alternate between touching her face and resting on the table repeatedly between shots.See more »
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8 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
An Ok movie, the region 1 DVD was poor quality, 9 February 2002
Author: scotty-37 from Berkeley, CA USA

This movie was ok--and probably better if you speak French since it would be easier to watch and not strain to see the poor subtitles on the DVD.

The region 1 DVD isn't an especially great value. For one thing, the subtitles are part of the letterboxed movie image--not a separate subtitle track that you can turn on or off (as you can on most DVDs). The subtitles were also difficult to see since they were small and there were a number of times that they were white lettering on a white background and almost impossible to read.

The transfer to DVD didn't seem to be especially great since most scenes were very dark or with very dark portions and then extremely bright portions. It seemed very contrasty and I suspect the original film didn't have this much contrast. It's my guess that they made the DVD transfer off an English language reprint of the film with subtitles embedded in the image and not off the best available French masters. I also suspect they used the same transfer for both DVD and VHS versions of the film. I found it difficult to see what was going on since a lot was extremely dark and I could only see silhouettes of people's hair or heads while at the same time trying to read small, poor-quality English subtitles.

I find it hard to comment extensively on the content of the movie since I was so bothered by the poor quality of the DVD and I couldn't pay the best attention to the story.

I would guess that many non-French-speaking audiences wouldn't be especially interested in this film because there are many characters to keep track of and they all seem most interested in bickering with other characters about romantic or sexual escapades. It all began to make some sense by the end of the movie--when I finally could put together some context for the characters. But by the end of the movie I was already too tired of petty bickering to care very much what happened to these people (and straining at the poor subtitles and transfer didn't make the movie very enjoyable either).

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