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Antoine is a social wannabe who drops an elusive aristocrat's name to get into an exclusive party. The name... See more » | Add synopsis »
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A Simple, Yet Fun, Vampire Mystery. See more (8 total) »

Cast

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Guillaume Canet ... Antoine Venequiste

Asia Argento ... Violaine Charlier

Gérard Lanvin ... Étienne

Gilbert Melki ... Dogman
José Garcia ... Caniveau

Vincent Perez ... Young actor
Jean-Marie Winling ... Abraham von Bulow
Orazio Massaro ... Jordan Charlier
Frédéric Pellegeay ... Gérard
James Arch ... Raoul
Corinne Debonnière ... Dogman's wife
Saïd Amadis ... Owner of the 'Custom Bar'
Francis Leplay ... Photographer
Zazie Delem ... Christelle
Emile Abossolo M'bo ... Baptiste
Patrick Mercado ... Jean-Marc
Margot Abascal ... Brigitte

Cylia Malki ... Myriam
Fabio Zenoni ... Saxophone player
Warren Zavatta ... Von Bulow bodyguard
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Denis Braccini ... TBM 1
Camille
Anne-Sophie Capdet ... Marie
Tony D'Amario ... Le malabar du roi Raoul
Stéphanie Lhorset ... Physionomiste
David Martins ... TBM 2
Jean-Marc Minéo ... TBM 3

Eric Monjoin ... Party guy
Judith Nora ... Danseuse
Vivian Pierce ... Model
Jo Prestia ... Chef TBM
Nicolas Wanczycki ... Le vigil
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Directed by
Antoine de Caunes 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Tonino Benacquista  novel
Laurent Chalumeau  adaptation
Laurent Chalumeau  scenario

Produced by
Françoise Galfré .... executive producer
Emmanuel Gateau .... consulting producer
Patrick Godeau .... producer
Richard Grandpierre .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Pierre Aïm 
 
Film Editing by
Joële Van Effenterre 
 
Casting by
Frédérique Moidon 
 
Production Design by
François Emmanuelli 
 
Set Decoration by
Marie Cheminal 
 
Costume Design by
Bernadette Strassman 
 
Makeup Department
Frédérique Arguello .... hair stylist
Catherine George .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Sébastien Didelot .... trainee unit manager
Eric Hubert .... production manager
Trystram Sylvain .... assistant unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Felix Baudouin .... third assistant director
Delphine Bonnemason .... first assistant director
Emmanuel Rondeau du Noyer .... second assistant director
Ophélie Gelber .... third assistant director
Ludivine Saes .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Théophile de Montalivet .... carpenter
Marc Flouquet .... assistant art director
Anne Passelergue .... assistant art director
Thierry Pitel .... carpenter
Nathalie Serrière .... assistant art director
 
Sound Department
Alexandre Abrard .... boom operator
Geraldine Falieu .... assistant sound editor
Jean-Paul Hurier .... sound re-recording mixer
Dominique Levert .... sound
Jérôme Wiciak .... sound designer
 
Visual Effects by
Hubert Fourneaux .... visual effects coordinator
Fabien Girodot .... visual effects supervisor
Fabien Girodot .... visual effects
 
Stunts
Gilles Conseil .... stunts
Alain Gaudiard .... stunts
Pascal Guégan .... stunts
David Julienne .... stunt driver
Michel Julienne .... stunt driver
Christophe Moindreau .... stunt driver
Henry Villain .... stunt driver
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jérôme Baudouin .... electrician
Berto .... camera operator (as Gilbert Lecluyse)
Stéphanie Branchu .... still photographer
Philippe Canu .... grip
Mikael Monod .... gaffer
Jean-Baptiste Perrin .... electrician
Lionel Perrin .... additional first assistant camera
Yvan Quehec .... electrician
Eric Thurot .... electrician
Frédéric Vial .... second assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Catherine Deserbais .... extras casting
 
Music Department
Valérie Lindon .... music producer
 
Other crew
Nicolas Bouaziz .... location scout
Stéphanie Fouet .... administrator
Joëlle Hersant .... script supervisor
Aude Lemercier .... location scout
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Les morsures de l'aube" - France (original title)
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Runtime:
95 min | Germany:93 min (DVD version)
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Argentina:18 | France:-12 | Germany:16 | Iceland:16 | Italy:VM14 | Switzerland:16 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:16 (canton of Vaud)
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A Simple, Yet Fun, Vampire Mystery., 25 February 2014
Author: meddlecore from Canada

In Antoine de Caunes' Love Bites, we find ourselves following Antoine (Guillaume Canet), a night owl who has a habit of dropping peoples' names to get into the city's best clubs.

One night, he uses the name of a mysterious and elusive fellow night owl- who seems to be everywhere and nowhere at the same time- to crash an aristocratic gathering.

But things don't go as planned. He finds himself being whisked into the office of the party's host- a man named Von Brulow. Despite admitting that he lied to get in, Von Brulow believes that Antoine is the man he needs to find the man he's looking for- the aforementioned mysterious and elusive Jordan.

Antoine is handed half a million francs and told that he will receive another half a million when his task has been completed. In reality, he has no idea what is going on, or what he's going to do...but he knows that he is not in a position to decline the "job" offer...and it does pay well.

With only his small time hustler friend Etienne to rely upon for help (and even then, only when it is in his self interest), Antoine finds himself thrust into the underground world of dive bars, dog fighting, and fetish clubs....as he goes in search of the mythological Jordan.

More a conman than a PI, Antoine does manage to uncover some information about the man. Mainly, that he has a sister named Violaine (Asia Argento). And that, together, they may or may not be two of the last remaining Vampires- whose father demanded they bare a child together upon his deathbed, to ensure the survival of the race and return of their powers.

He learns, however, that Violaine denied her father's dying request and has rejected the advances from her brother.

When the two eventually meet, Antoine instantly becomes infatuated by her deviant, lustful beauty. Though, it's unclear whether she feels the same way, or is just manipulating him for her own ends.

As he delves deeper and deeper into this world- driven, now, by an insatiable curiosity- things become darker, as he gets closer to the truth...or possibly just death.

You'll have to watch to see how it plays out.

All-in-all this is an entertaining little vampire flick, with a sexy lingerie clad Asia Argento, that manages to hold your attention throughout. It's by no means one of the best vampire films of all time or anything, but it's made well and certainly worth a watch. 6 out of 10.

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