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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 ... (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 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
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
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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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24 out of 35 people found the following review useful.
The Greatest Gay Film Ever Made, 3 March 2001
Author: David Ehrenstein ( from Los Angeles, California

I saw it three times in a theater, and on DVD far too many times to count. I can't recall a film that has touched me so deeply. Maybe it's the way it encapsulated every funeral I've been to over the past ten years (and believe me, there have been a lot of them.) Maybe it's the way it reflected gay life as I've known it -- which is not one in which the imitation-straight couple rules (as in that pathetic HRC March on Washington), but rather consists of a complex network of friends and lovers. Just as Chereau's "L'Homme Blesse" captured coming out as I experienced it, so does this film deal with middle-age, loss, and regret. Part of what makes it so exceptional is that Chereau refuses to privilege straights in the narrative. For once THEY are the ones who have to explain themselves. Gayness is a given. It's hard to speak of "big scenes" in a film that gives you one after another. But the one in which the mourners watch the coffin go by in a car as Jeff Buckley's "The Last Goodbye" plays on the soundtrack has got to be one of the finest of modern cinema. And the finale, where Francois (Pascal Greggory) says goodbye to everyone without saying a word breaks my heart every time.

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