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Director:
Writers:
Danièle Thompson (scenario) &
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Release Date:
15 May 1998 (France) See more »
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Plot:
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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Awards:
6 wins & 11 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Sheesh, what a mess! See more (24 total) »

Cast

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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
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Nicolas Maury ... (uncredited)
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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 Follvick .... hair stylist
Turid Follvick .... makeup artist
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 Dô Hùu .... assistant sound mixer
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
 
Stunts
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)
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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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Ceux qui m'aiment prendront le train" - France (original title)
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122 min
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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 »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Welcome to LimogesSee more »

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8 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Sheesh, what a mess!, 13 December 2004
Author: trpdean from New York, New York

I perfectly understand the comment of the person who wrote that they needed a script. They do need better defined characters, an interesting story, a more intriguing atmosphere, more realistic scenes with recognizable reactions to human events, and perhaps something else that will make a viewer want to keep watching.

The characters in this movie are so grotesque that I kept expecting one to begin to eat another. First, the fact that people are in some kind of emotional pain does not thereby cause one to find them sympathetic - particularly when there is little attempt whatever to relieve each other's troubles. That is fine, so long as the characters are made nevertheless interesting - through their actions, their dialogue, something.

These eight or so principal characters seem to cry, rage, fight, yell, grab one another, insult one another, kiss each other, scream, slap, hug, kick -- non-stop without any dramatic build-up or suspense. It's just relentless displays of extreme emotion -

whether it's of someone truly sobbing after finding that the water in the bath is cold (yes,undoubtedly some metaphor, but so poorly done);

whether it's because someone else saw the deceased more recently than they;

whether it's because someone they fancy doesn't want to be buggered on a train;

-- or just for no reason at all.

This is awful stuff - a portrait of self-absorbed decadence without anything interesting to say - and to boot, it's excruciatingly slow because terribly muddled for a long time.

I don't at all mind working to figure out a movie - but there must be something intriguing to motivate the work. Thus, for example in Place Vendome, we don't know what is going on but it's well worth finding out. Not here - not with these characters who serve simply to embarrass those around them.

This is an ugly movie - not because the ugly side of people is realistically shown, but because characters who never become real are created -- to personify ugliness of character.

I had high hopes - and am very disappointed.

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