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Ma vie en rose
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Release Date:
26 December 1997 (USA) See more »
Sometimes you just have to be yourself.
Ludovic is a small boy who cross-dresses and generally acts like a girl, talks of marrying his neighbor's... See more » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Michèle Laroque ... Hanna Fabre
Jean-Philippe Écoffey ... Pierre Fabre
Hélène Vincent ... Élisabeth

Georges Du Fresne ... Ludovic Fabre
Daniel Hanssens ... Albert
Laurence Bibot ... Lisette
Jean-François Gallotte ... Thierry
Caroline Baehr ... Monique
Julien Rivière ... Jérôme
Marie Bunel ... Psychoanalyst
Gregory Diallo ... Thom Fabre
Erik Cazals De Fabel ... Jean Fabre
Cristina Barget ... Zoé Fabre
Delphine Cadet ... Pam
Morgane Bruna ... Sophie
Raphaelle Santini ... Christine Delvigne
Marine Jolivet ... Fabienne Delvigne

Anne Coesens ... Teacher

Vincent Grass ... Principal
Catherine Hirsh ... Secretary
Kevin Martin ... Kevin
Marie Beatrice Paillard ... Manon
Peter Bailey ... Jeremie
Charly Esposito ... Tristan
Jeremy Durieu ... Lucien
Michael Cordera ... Ben
Erwan Demaure ... Jonathan
Simon Poitier ... Bertrand
Alexandra Genoves ... Pam Girl
Alice Detrouleau ... Kissing Girl
Michel Forget ... Hand of God
Sabrina Leurquin ... Speaker (voice)
Bruno Georis ... Ben (voice)
Baptiste Hupin ... School Child (voice)
Alexandre Isaye ... Birthday Child (voice)
Robin Lemoine ... Ludovic Double
Damien Nireau ... Ludovic Double
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Directed by
Alain Berliner 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Alain Berliner 
Chris Vander Stappen 

Produced by
Daniel Delume .... line producer
Carole Scotta .... producer
Original Music by
Dominique Dalcan 
Cinematography by
Yves Cape 
Film Editing by
Sandrine Deegen 
Casting by
Brigitte Moidon 
Production Design by
Véronique Melery 
Costume Design by
Karen Muller Serreau 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marcus Himbert .... second assistant director
Manu Kamanda .... first assistant director
Art Department
Philippe Auclaire .... construction manager
Christiane Blanc .... sculptor
Thomas Bordier .... trainee decorator
Daniel Cacouault .... set designer
Eric Delfour .... props
Hervé Gallet .... first assistant decorator
Benedicte Joffre .... upholsterer
Thierry Poulet .... painter
Maxime Rebière .... storyboard artist
Pascal Vedel .... second assistant decorator
Sound Department
Philippe Baudhuin .... sound mixer
Sandrine Deegen .... sound editor
Anne Frey .... sound editor
Thomas Gauder .... sound mixer
Ludovic Hénault .... sound
Philippe van Leer .... foley artist (as Philippe Van Leer)
Nathalie Vidal .... boom operator
Special Effects by
Jean-Christophe Bernard .... special effects supervisor
Guillaume Hellouin .... special effects producer
Bruno Maillard .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Marc Jouveneau .... digital compositor
Bruno Maillard .... visual effects supervisor
Camera and Electrical Department
Jean-Claude Lother .... still photographer
Vincent Muller .... second assistant camera
Kris Theuwis .... grip
Thierry Van Laere .... key grip
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Juliette Le Carpentier .... wardrobe trainee (as Juliette Lacharpentier)
Emmanuelle Pertus .... costumer
Pascale Stelzer .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Catherine Donner .... assistant editor
Anne Frey .... assistant editor
Yvan Lucas .... color timer
Raymond Terrentin .... color timer
Other crew
Brice Lajeunesse .... fight effects
Élodie Van Beuren .... script supervisor

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"My Life in Pink" - USA (literal English title)
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Rated R for brief strong language
88 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Continuity: When Ludovic is helping Elisabeth put on a cucumber mask, the number and position of cucumber slices on her face changes between shots.See more »
Pierre Fabre:Couldn't we cut his hair?
Hanna Fabre:Yes. We could also crucify him.
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Movie Connections:
Emmène-moi danser ce soirSee more »


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13 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
A total charmer., 1 June 2000
Author: Matthew-35 from Los Angeles

Why is this wonderful family movie rated "R"? Why, on cable, is this heart-warming gem preceded by warnings of "violence" and "adult content"? Ludicrous! Although told in an almost fable-like manner, "Ma vie en rose" is an all-too-rare depiction of believably real parents and children dealing with life's pressures together. Beautifully written, directed and acted, any child would benefit from watching this utterly delightful and thought-provoking film with their parents and discussing the struggles of little Ludovic and his family. Don't miss the opportunity.

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