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They recount their impressions to the Interviewer. They met through a magazine ad, She and He. They corresponded through the Internet... See more » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Nathalie Baye ... Her

Sergi López ... Him
Jacques Viala ... Interviewer (voice)
Paul Pavel ... Joseph Lignaux
Sylvie Van den Elsen ... Madame Lignaux
Pierre Gerranio ... Hotel receptionist (as Pierre Géranio)
Hervé Sogne ... Ambulance driver
Christophe Sermet ... Hospital employee

Directed by
Frédéric Fonteyne 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Philippe Blasband  writer

Produced by
Laurent Pétin .... associate producer
Michèle Pétin .... associate producer
Patrick Quinet .... producer
Alain Rocca .... associate producer
Martin Schmassmann .... associate producer
Rolf Schmid .... associate producer
Rolf Schmid .... producer
Claude Waringo .... producer
Arlette Zylberberg .... associate producer
Original Music by
André Dziezuk 
Marc Mergen 
Jeannot Sanavia 
Cinematography by
Virginie Saint-Martin 
Film Editing by
Chantal Hymans 
Casting by
Gerda Diddens 
Bruno Levy 
Production Design by
Véronique Sacrez 
Set Decoration by
Marc-Philippe Guerig 
Costume Design by
Anne Schotte 
Makeup Department
Françoise Andrejka .... makeup artist
Cédric Chami .... hair stylist
Production Management
Bachir Arfaoui .... assistant unit manager
Marc Dalmans .... unit manager
Cathy Deharynck .... post-production supervisor
Patrick Pesenti .... unit manager
Olivier Rausin .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Manu Kamanda .... assistant director
David Putorti .... second unit director
David Maria Putorti .... second unit director
Christine Rabette .... assistant director
Art Department
Gert Beyns .... props
Marie-Pierre Bourboulon .... set dresser
Guy Cantraine .... property master
Bernard Ferrandis .... constructor
Géraldine Glorieux .... assistant art director
Edouard Pallardy .... painter
Mélissa Ponturo .... assistant set dresser
Paul Rouschop .... constructor
Stefan Ruben .... construction coordinator (as Stephan Rubens)
Bruno Ruwet .... constructor
Laurent Stoffyn .... constructor
Thierry Van Cappellen .... set decorator (as Thierry Van Cappelen)
Bart van Lint .... carpenter (as Baert van Lint)
Sound Department
Benoît Biral .... adr recordist
Benoît Biral .... foley recordist
Etienne Curchod .... sound editor
Nathalie Delvoye .... sound editor
Frédéric Fichefet .... assistant sound editor
David Gillain .... sound recordist
Pascal Jasmes .... boom operator
Valène Leroy .... assistant foley artist
Jo Masset .... post-synchronization
Frédéric Meert .... sound editor
Henri Morelle .... sound recordist
Franco Piscopo .... sound mixer
Gréggory Poncelet .... sound recordist
Antoine Rigaud .... sound editor
Luc Thomas .... sound recordist
Carlo Thoss .... sound engineer
Carlo Thoss .... sound recordist
Philippe van Leer .... sound effects editor
Camera and Electrical Department
Hichame Alaouie .... second assistant camera
Hugues Balagny .... electrician
Séverine Barde .... first assistant camera
Marc Baudrillart .... electrician
Marc Bo .... still photographer
Marc Bossaerts .... still photographer
Patrick de Ranter .... Steadicam operator
Olivier Dirksen .... electrician
Patrick Errera .... grip
Guy Ferrandis .... still photographer
Raymond Fromont .... camera operator (as Rémon Fromont)
René Haan .... electrician
Moune Jamet .... still photographer
Jean-Paul Kieffer .... still photographer
Sébastien Koeppel .... camera operator: second unit
Argan Le Hir .... additional electrician
Laurent Leonard .... key grip
Vincent Merveille .... grip
Vincent Piette .... gaffer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Leila Adjir .... costumer
Editorial Department
Christophe Bousquet .... color timer
Gisela Hochuli .... post-production coordinator: Switzerland
Maria Holland .... negative cutter
Virgine Messiaen .... assistant editor: second unit
Sylvie Petat .... assistant editor
Irène Rupp .... post-production coordinator: Switzerland
Location Management
Claude Ludovicy .... location manager
Music Department
Emmanuel Gaspart .... music consultant
Other crew
Julien Azoulay .... production trainee
Cécile Bachelier .... production administrator: France
Lelia Di Luca .... production secretary
Patrice Fiorina .... accountant: Luxembourg
Sabine Guermouche .... production secretary: France
Hamid Haddache .... accountant: Belgium
Tom Heene .... production assistant
Frédérique Larmagnac .... production assistant: Belgium
Evelyne Laz .... accountant: France
Dany Leyder .... production secretary: Luxembourg
Josiane Morand .... script supervisor
Michel Norman .... travelling car
Patrick Robineau .... travelling car
Aurore Schneidesch .... accountant: Luxembourg
Dominique Segall .... press attache
Sylvie Van Ruymbeke .... production secretary: Belgium

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Also Known As:
"Une liaison pornographique" - France (original title)
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Rated R for some strong sexual content
80 min
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20 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
The epitome of a certain kind of European movie, 13 September 1999
Author: allyjack from toronto

An unnamed man and woman find each other through the personal ads of a sex magazine, to engage in a pornographic act that forms their mutual fantasy (the camera, old-Hollywood style, lingers in the hotel corridor during the act itself). They meet again; and again. They start to get to know and like each other. They make normal love. Maybe they'll have a normal relationship. But the film continually reminds us of the proximity of the crowd, within which they might blur back into being strangers; of the beguilingly complex topography of relationships (you feel the emotional landscape as electrically as you feel her finger trace the contours of his face and back in one scene); of the possibility for devastatingly wrong moves even amid the most enveloping intimacy; of the inevitability that even our profoundest memories will erode; of the relationship between the experience and the interpretation of an event. This is the epitome of a concise, elegant, sensitively written and acted European film; not designed to move an artistic mountain, but a certain crowd-pleaser.

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