1 user 1 critic

Shooting Stars (1997)

Le ciel est à nous (original title)
Lenny arrives in Paris with a plan: to set up a small sting operation and then flee the scene as quickly and as far away as possible. Juliette can no longer bear Joel, her boss and lover, ... See full summary »


1 win. See more awards »


Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Graham Guit
Stars: Melvil Poupaud, Élodie Bouchez, Romain Duris
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Ada and Lise are both costume designers, the first is around 20, the other around 30. Both are working hard on their break through. There are also jobs for the movies. This is where Lise ... See full summary »

Director: Martine Dugowson
Stars: Helena Bonham Carter, Romane Bohringer, Marie Trintignant
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In Lille, two penniless young women with few prospects become friends. Isa moves in with Marie, who's flat-sitting for a mother and child in hospital in comas following a car crash. Isa is ... See full summary »

Director: Erick Zonca
Stars: Élodie Bouchez, Natacha Régnier, Grégoire Colin
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A young woman visiting Paris, misses the last bus home, finds herself stranded on the outskirts of Paris. Entering a local club, she meets a troubled drug addict.

Director: Yolande Zauberman
Stars: Élodie Bouchez, Roschdy Zem, Béatrice Dalle
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A shaky camera takes us through Paris: the winding tunnels where the Metro trains run; the glittering neon-lit city streets; on shopping trolleys through stores; up onto abandoned roofs; ... See full summary »

Director: Siegfried
Stars: Élodie Bouchez, Roschdy Zem, Gérald Thomassin


Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Philippe Écoffey ...
Lola / Marguerite
Jean-Claude Flamand-Barny ...
Claudius (as Jean-Claude Flamand)
Patrick Lizana ...
François Levantal ...
Rachid Hafassa ...
Hippie #1
Antoine Chappey ...
Hippie #2
Adama Ouédraogo ...
Tutu (as Adama Yatinga)
Federay Holmes ...
Rupam Maxwell ...
Daniel Bowers ...


Lenny arrives in Paris with a plan: to set up a small sting operation and then flee the scene as quickly and as far away as possible. Juliette can no longer bear Joel, her boss and lover, and fearsome drug trafficker. She lays a trap for Lenny, but quickly regrets her action and returns the money she has stolen from him. Unfortunately, she picks up the wrong briefcase, full of valuable but hard-to-dispose of merchandise, and incurs Joel's wrath. But Juliette isn't one to stand around, waiting for the worst to happen. With the help of the somewhat clinging but resolute Lenny, she hatches a plan to double-cross everyone and disappear with the money. Despite their best efforts, the unlikely couple soon find themselves initiated into the violent and murky underworld of drug traffickers and their clients. They begin to grow closer... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

love | drug dealing | See All (2) »








Release Date:

25 June 1997 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Shooting Stars  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs



See  »

Did You Know?


Features Docteur Justice (1975) See more »


He's a superstar
by Roy Ayers
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

brisk B thriller
18 February 2007 | by See all my reviews

The title of this highly charged little detective comedy means: "the sky belongs to us" and finds its illustration in the very last sequence which sees Lenny (Melvil Poupaud) and Juliette (Romane Bohringer) under the stars. All what came before is carefree, playful stuff from Graham Guit whose main influence was Quentin Tarantino's cinema in his cinematographic approach and writing. The director and his scenarist Eric Névé manage to shroud their work with a constantly fanciful tone and consequently, it's a film that doesn't take itself seriously. It even goes the opposite of what we mostly find in these type of stories. For example, the love affair between the two heroes is rather given a rough ride by the scenarists. In short, the unexpected is the prevailing rule in the treatment of the story and the actors all have a freewheeling acting and seem to amuse themselves as much as we do.

The quoted epithets to deem Guit's effort will turn to his disadvantage in his next effort: "les Kidnappeurs" (1998).

2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: