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Nettoyage à sec
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Release Date:
29 January 1999 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A bored couple takes in a young man who turns their lives inside out Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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3 wins & 6 nominations See more »
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Corpse of dream See more (14 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Miou-Miou ... Nicole Kunstler

Charles Berling ... Jean-Marie Kunstler
Stanislas Merhar ... Loïc

Mathilde Seigner ... Marylin
Nanou Meister ... Yvette
Noé Pflieger ... Pierre
Michel Bompoil ... Robert
Christopher King ... Steve
Gérard Blanc ... Bertrand
Betty Petristy ... Madame Bertrand
Bobby Pacha ... Patron du Ranch
Corinne Nejman ... Josiane
Thérèse Gehin ... Maryse
Joëlle Grégorie ... Travestie aux bananes
Pascal Allio ... Danseur
Caroline Galiani ... Danseuse
Thomas Seiler ... Danseur
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sue ... Danseur (uncredited)

Directed by
Anne Fontaine 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Anne Fontaine 
Gilles Taurand 

Produced by
Philippe Carcassonne .... producer
Alain Sarde .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Caroline Champetier 
 
Film Editing by
Luc Barnier 
 
Casting by
Sylvie Meyer 
Frédérique Moidon 
 
Production Design by
Antoine Platteau 
 
Costume Design by
Elisabeth Tavernier 
 
Makeup Department
Joël Lavau .... makeup designer
John Nollet .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Michèle Arnould .... production manager
Jacques Scarrone .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Brahim Arbia .... assistant director
Béatrice Humbert .... assistant director
Arnaud Mathey-Dreyfus .... trainee assistant director
 
Art Department
Jean-Marc Fiess .... assistant art director
Camille Guillon .... assistant art director
Bruno Lefebvre .... property master
Françoise Rabut .... assistant art director
 
Sound Department
Pascal Chauvin .... foley artist
Pascal Dedeye .... foley artist
Olivier Dô Hùu .... assistant sound mixer
Olivier Goinard .... sound trainee
Denis Guilhem .... assistant sound
Jean-Pierre Laforce .... sound engineer
Jean-Claude Laureux .... sound engineer
Brigitte Taillandier .... assistant sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Guy-Auguste Boléat .... key grip
Julien Hirsch .... camera operator
François Mestoudjian .... camera operator
Luis Peralta .... electrician
 
Casting Department
Bobby Pacha .... extras casting
 
Editorial Department
Julia Gregory .... assistant editor
Pierre Réali .... color timer
Gerard Savary .... color timer
 
Music Department
Edouard Dubois .... music consultant
 
Other crew
Ariel Askénazi .... financial director
Rahila Bootwala .... production administrator
Sandrine Boulet .... production assistant
Marie Calderon .... production assistant
Brigitte Faure .... administrator
Marine Guez .... production assistant
Pierre Jouille .... location manager: Belfort
Blanca Li .... choreographer
Maggie Perlado .... script
Bettina Strainchamps .... intern
 

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Also Known As:
"Nettoyage à sec" - France (original title)
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Runtime:
97 min
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Corpse of dream, 19 March 2007
Author: Vincentiu from Romania

Sad, melancholic, nostalgic and soft.

A film about illusions and impossibility of escape. Description of failure and ambiguous expectation. French flavor and marks from Pasolini, empty universes and slices of love, game without innocence and failure of dreams.

A world, a small world where the work is only real refuge. Where the memories or the projects are shadows of a lost time and a bovaric certitude.

Delicate and tender, subtle and innocent, this film is a pledge for discover the sense of existence. The image of war with the other or with yourself, the fear like basic answer to the movement of time, the questions like skin of interior fog, the presence of temptation in the person of an androgynous teenager, the looks, deceptions or infidelity are elements of ordinary life. For everyone, "The Queens of Night" are key to a second chance, to a form of happiness. But always, the happiness is puzzle of illusions and the old rules are more strong that any form of seduction. In final, the corpse of a gorgeous dream like only "souvenir" of a perverse form of normality.

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