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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)
Romain Gouillart .... additional grip
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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"Une liaison pornographique" - France (original title)
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Rated R for some strong sexual content
80 min
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35 out of 37 people found the following review useful.
Sublime acting, 29 December 2003
Author: katchita from Germany

This little movie is simply sublime. I ran across it again when searching for more Sergi Lopez films. His range is simply amazing, from sensitive fantasy lover (as in this film) to the most dastardly twisted villain. I would be hard-pressed to think of any more talented male actor in European film today. I particularly liked him in "Dirty Pretty Things", due to its serious, thoughtful treatment of the pressures on immigrants. "A Friend Like Harry" was just great entertainment, humor of the darkest sort.

"Une Liason Pornografique" is still another type of film altogether. The French produce many interesting films on sex, some successful, some less so. This is of the best I can recall from my own 20-year love affair with European art films. Another recent French film that I can whole-heartedly recommend is Coline Serreau's Chaos, which took several years to cross the ocean to the U.S., but was originally released in 2001. Also Chocolat by Claire Denys, another quiet but piercingly accurate character study.

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