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1 March 2000 (France) See more »
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  (in credits order)
Anne Alvaro ... Clara Devaux

Jean-Pierre Bacri ... Jean-Jacques Castella

Alain Chabat ... Bruno Deschamps

Agnès Jaoui ... Manie

Gérard Lanvin ... Franck Moreno
Christiane Millet ... Angélique
Wladimir Yordanoff ... Antoine
Anne Le Ny ... Valérie, l'habilleuse
Brigitte Catillon ... Béatrice Castella
Raphaël Dufour ... Benoît
Xavier De Guillebon ... Weber
Camille Andraca
Céline Arnaud ... Virginie
Robert Bacri ... Le père de Castella
Marie Agnès Brigot ... La secrétaire de Castella (as Marie-Agnès Brigot)
Michel Caccia ... Le peintre
Désir Carré ... Le passant
Claude Crétient
Scali Delpeyrat
Jérôme Huguet
Sam Karmann ... Le metteur en scène
Gaël Klein
Cécile Partouche
Bob Zaremba ... Fred
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bérangère Bailleul
Vanessa Chassaigne
Catherine Dewitt
Vincent Fouquet
Marie-Hélène Garnier
Réginald Huguenin ... Titus
Stanislas De la Tousche ... Le juge
Marc Le Gall
Jean-François Levistre ... Arsace
Didier Mahieu ... Le mari de Hedda
Maryse Ravera
Laurent Savalle
Jean-Marc Talbot ... Antiochus

Jean-Pierre Darroussin ... Un spectateur au théâtre (uncredited)

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

Produced by
Christian Bérard .... producer
Charles Gassot .... producer
Jacques Hinstin .... executive producer
Original Music by
Jean-Charles Jarrel 
Cinematography by
Laurent Dailland 
Film Editing by
Hervé de Luze 
Casting by
Brigitte Moidon 
Production Design by
François Emmanuelli 
Set Decoration by
Marie Cheminal 
Costume Design by
Jackie Budin  (as Jackie Stephens-Budin)
Makeup Department
Sarah Guetta .... hair stylist
Philippe Mangin .... hair stylist
Jacky Reynal  (as Jackie Reynal)
Catherine Vrignaud .... makeup artist
Production Management
Daniel Chevalier .... production manager
Marie-Paule Ester .... assistant production manager
Roland Godard .... unit manager
Trystram Sylvain .... unit manager
Bruno Vatin .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sébastien Deux .... second assistant director
Antoine Garceau .... first assistant director
Beryl Peillard .... assistant director trainee
Art Department
Marie Cheminal .... set dresser
Ludovic Erbelding .... construction coordinator
Denis Hager .... property master
Philippe Lacomblez .... first assistant decorator
Emmanuel Marthon .... painter
Anne Passelergue .... assistant art director
Marie Rossignol .... painter
Sound Department
Jacques Ballay .... sound assistant
Nicolas Becker .... foley artist
Laurent Boudaud .... sound engineer
Katia Boutin .... dialogue editor
Assia Dnednia .... assistant foley artist (as Assia Zipper-Dnednia)
Jean-Pierre Duret .... sound engineer
Philippe Escanecrabe .... sound mixer
Dominique Gaborieau .... sound
Michel Klochendler .... sound editor
Jean-Noël Yven .... sound effects editor
Special Effects by
Georges Demétrau .... special effects
Pascal Fauvelle .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Frederic Moreau .... visual effects
Jorge Lorca .... stunts (as George Lorca)
Yoni Roch .... stunts
Daniel Vérité .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Olivier Banon .... first assistant camera
Touffik Chih .... grip
Patrick de Ranter .... Steadicam operator
Gil Fontbonne .... key grip
Philippe Giblin .... electrician
Tiphaine Helary .... assistant camera
Océane Lavergne .... second assistant camera
Olivier Neveu .... electrician
Pascal Pajaud .... gaffer
Nicolas Sommermeyer .... grip
Bernard Tissier .... camera operator: "b" camera
Casting Department
Laurent Soulet .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sophie Breton .... costumer
Ann Dunsford .... costumer (as Anne Dunsford-Varenne)
Editorial Department
Elise Fievet .... assistant editor
Céline Jolivel .... assistant editor
Isabelle Julien .... color timer
Music Department
Edouard Dubois .... music consultant
Valérie Lindon .... music producer
Other crew
Sylvie Chevereau-Marchais .... production administrator
Marie-Paule Ester .... production secretary
Brigitte Hedou .... script supervisor (as Brigitte Hédou-Prat)
Thierry Valletoux .... reportage
Henry Villain .... travelling car

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Also Known As:
"Le goût des autres" - France (original title)
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Rated R for language and drug content
112 min
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The movie takes place and was shot in Rouen, Upper Normandy.See more »
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11 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Don't change who you are to be accepted, 22 April 2001
Author: isaias adames from santo domingo, dominican republic

This delicious film tells us, that sometimes we judge people for what we expect them to be but we don't give ourselves a chance to get to know who they really are. I thought this was a very simple and deep film at the same time, because through a very simple story it deals with the complicated human nature: our insecurities, our lack of acceptance of ourselves, trying to adjust to the way other people want us to be.

Castella is an uncultured but rich business man attracted to his bohemian english teacher,Clara. She's an actress in her 40's looking for a fit companion. She doesn't even consider him and rejects him in his many efforts to win her love. He tries to fit in her circle but is made fun of because of his lack of arts knowledge. At the same time he deals with a very self-centered and shallow wife. So his life seems very empty, while his driver and bodyguard deal with love issues of their own.

I give it a 9/10.

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