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On connaît la chanson
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  (in credits order)

Pierre Arditi ... Claude

Sabine Azéma ... Odile Lalande

Jean-Pierre Bacri ... Nicolas

André Dussollier ... Simon

Agnès Jaoui ... Camille Lalande

Lambert Wilson ... Marc Duveyrier

Jane Birkin ... Jane
Jean-Paul Roussillon ... Father
Nelly Borgeaud ... Doctor #3
Götz Burger ... Von Choltitz

Jean-Pierre Darroussin ... Young Man with Cheque
Charlotte Kady ... Restaurant Customer
Jacques Mauclair ... Doctor #1

Pierre Meyrand ... Cafe Owner
Claire Nadeau ... Female Guest
Dominique Rozan ... Elderly Man
Jean-Chrétien Sibertin-Blanc ... Young Fired Man
Bonnafet Tarbouriech ... Doctor #2
Wilfred Benaïche ... Restaurant Owner
Françoise Bertin ... Little Lady on Tour
Robert Bouvier ... Guest
Frédérique Cantrel ... Female Guest
Jérôme Chappatte ... Guest
Romaine De Nando ... Nurse
Nathalie Jeannet ... Female Guest
Delphine Quentin ... Young Woman Kissing
Geoffroy Thiébaut ... Marc's Colleague

Directed by
Alain Resnais 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jean-Pierre Bacri 
Agnès Jaoui 

Produced by
Richard Hawley .... executive producer
Bruno Pésery .... producer
Michel Seydoux .... associate producer
Ruth Waldburger .... associate producer
Original Music by
Bruno Fontaine 
Cinematography by
Renato Berta 
Film Editing by
Hervé de Luze 
Casting by
Marie-Sylvie Caillierez 
Production Design by
Jacques Saulnier 
Set Decoration by
Philippe Turlure 
Costume Design by
Jackie Budin 
Makeup Department
Thomas Nellen .... hair stylist
Jacky Reynal .... makeup artist (as Jackie Reynal)
Esmé Sciaroni .... makeup artist (as Esme Sciaroni)
Marianne Collette .... makeup artist: crowd (uncredited)
Production Management
Eva Arnaud .... unit manager
Didier Carrel .... unit manager
Hélène Chalant .... unit manager
Catherine Chouridis .... production manager
Michel Imbert .... assistant production manager
Pierre-Yves Le Stum .... unit manager
Michael Meert .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Camille Lipmann .... assistant director
Thierry Verrier .... assistant director
Art Department
Bernard Bridon .... property master: furniture
Roger Conil .... construction manager
Jean-Claude Perchet .... property master
Marc Pinquier .... property master
Jacques Quinternet .... property master
Philippe Turlure .... set dresser
Thierry Verrier .... assistant set decorator
Sound Department
Denis Carquin .... sound assistant
Olivier Do Huu .... assistant sound mixer (as Olivier Dô Hùu)
Thomas Gastinel .... playbacks
Marie Guesnier .... sound technician
Michel Klochendler .... sound editor
Jean-Pierre Laforce .... sound mixer
Pierre Lenoir .... sound
Jacques Lévy .... post-synchronization
Laurent Lévy .... foley artist
Camera and Electrical Department
André Bouladoux .... key grip
Stéphane Bourgoin .... electrician
Philippe Cadeau .... lighting technician (as Philip Cadeau)
Alain Dondin .... electrician
Roland Dondin .... electrician
Jean-Pierre Gesbert .... grip
Christophe Gilbaud .... assistant camera
André Haidant .... grip
Kareem La Vaullée .... Steadicam operator
Jean-Claude Le Bras .... electrician
Hans Schürmann .... assistant camera
Eric Stitzel .... assistant camera
Christian Thurot .... electrician
Jean-Paul Toraille .... assistant camera
Casting Department
Marie-Sylvie Caillierez .... additional casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Saïda Bekas .... costumer
Marie-Christine Budelberger .... costumer
Ann Dunsford .... costumer (as Anne Dunsford Varenne)
Patrick Lavoix .... costumes: Lambert Wilson (as Patrick Lavoix par Christian Dior Monsieur)
Editorial Department
Pierre Berlot .... color timer
Elise Fievet .... assistant editor
Anne Frey .... assistant editor
Christophe Pinel .... assistant editor
Music Department
Bruno Fontaine .... music arranger
Bruno Fontaine .... musician: piano
Didier Lizé .... music mixer
Other crew
Sylvette Baudrot .... script supervisor
Robert Debrusse .... projectionist
Floc'h .... title drawings
Richard Hawley .... North American Distribution Executive
Aurelia Lafaye .... production assistant
Anaïs Marillier .... trainee script supervisor
Aurore Moutier .... trainee script supervisor
Laurence Picollec .... financial director
Catherine Staub .... production administrator
Thierry Valletoux .... reportage

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"On connaît la chanson" - France (original title)
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120 min
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Very good/ Tres Bon!, 31 March 1999

This film is funny, witty and most importantly it works both as a serious film and a homage to Dennis Potter. Great acting, wonderful songs and an undercurrent of wit. One of my favourite French Films of recent times.

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