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Alain Tasma (screenplay) and
Pascale Bailly (adaptation)
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26 September 2001 (France) See more »
Michèle, 20 years old, feels terrible after having broken up with her boy-friend. She meets Francois... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Audrey Tautou ... Michèle

Edouard Baer ... François

Julie Depardieu ... Valérie

Catherine Jacob ... Evelyne
Philippe Laudenbach ... Jean
Cathy Verney ... Florence
Anna Koch ... Régine
Max Tzwangue ... Simon

Mathieu Demy ... Bertrand
Atmen Kelif ... Ali
Nelly Camara ... Laetitia
Jean Reichman ... Joseph
Bruno Slagmulder ... Fred
Lucien Melki ... Laurent
Nathalie Levy-Lang ... Jessica

Thierry Neuvic ... Le premier patient
Edwin Gerard ... Le rabbin
Philippe Guyral ... Le flic
Laurent Natrella ... Serge

Saskia Mulder ... Cécile
Nathalie Zemirou ... Copine cours vie juive
Carole Zarka ... Copine cours vie juive
Valérie Dashwood ... Mannequin terrasse
Bruce ... Le chien
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paulette Frantz ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Pascale Bailly 
Writing credits
Alain Tasma  screenplay and
Pascale Bailly  adaptation &
Pascale Bailly  dialogue

Marcia Romano  uncredited

Produced by
Georges Benayoun .... producer
Christine Gozlan .... executive producer
Françoise Guglielmi .... executive producer
Alain Sarde .... producer
Original Music by
Stéphane Malca 
Fabrice Naud 
Cinematography by
Antoine Roch 
Film Editing by
Lise Beaulieu 
Jean-Pierre Viguie 
Casting by
Stéphane Foenkinos 
Brigitte Moidon 
Production Design by
Denis Mercier 
Costume Design by
Khadija Zeggaï  (as Khadija Zeggai)
Makeup Department
Odile Fourquin .... key makeup artist
Christian Gruau .... hair stylist: Audrey Tautou
Sylvie Mathevet .... key hair stylist
Production Management
Patrice Arrat .... production manager
Julien Bouley .... unit manager
Capucine Chappuis .... assistant unit manager
Nicolas Daguet .... production manager
Helene Glabeke .... post-production supervisor
Cristobal Matheron .... assistant unit manager
Alain Monne .... production manager
Francis Poignard .... assistant unit manager
Murielle Thierrin .... assistant unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Christine Campion .... assistant director
Zazie Carcedo .... first assistant director
Franck Gauthier .... second assistant director
Virginie Guillot .... second assistant director
Philippe Letode .... second assistant director
Laurent Perreau .... assistant director
Art Department
Dominique Antraygues .... key painter
Pierre Cotte .... construction coordinator
David D'Aquaro .... property master
Irène Galitzine .... key painter
Sébastien Grangereau .... assistant art director
Jean-Pierre Ledept .... painter
Herald Najar .... assistant decorator
Jacques Pélissier .... art department assistant
Valérie Rozanes .... assistant art director
Sound Department
Jean-Luc Audy .... sound
Sylviane Bouget .... sound effects editor
Olivier Busson .... boom operator
Caroline Chatriot .... sound editor
Jean-Pierre Houël .... post-synchronization
François Lepeuple .... foley artist
Olivier Marlangeon .... assistant foley artist
Pascal Mazière .... foley artist
Fabrice Naud .... sound editor
Gérard Rousseau .... sound mixer
Hervé Roux .... sound consultant: DTS
Nathalie Vidal .... sound recordist
Jean-Alexandre Villemer .... sound recordist
Pascal Vuillemin .... sound recordist
Camera and Electrical Department
Alessio Anzalone .... gaffer
Pascale Bailly .... still photographer
Stéphane Bourgoin .... electrician
Mathieu Caudroy .... Steadicam operator
Nathalie Eno .... still photographer
Gérard Figuerola .... Steadicam operator
Olivier Goelen .... grip
Leopold Gomez .... gaffer (as Leo Gomez)
Céline Guenancia .... second assistant camera
René Haan .... additional electrician
Frédérique Le Hir .... electrician
Valentin Monge .... Steadicam operator
Pierre Souchar .... assistant camera
Jean-Baptiste Thibaud .... Steadicam operator
Emmanuel Van Wambeke .... key grip
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nathalie Clavier .... costumer
Editorial Department
Mylene Azria .... post-production
Eric Dardill .... conforming editor
Béatrice Maleville .... assistant editor
Lise Roure .... conforming editor
Music Department
Christine Catherin .... assistant music supervisor
Eric Michon .... music supervisor
Other crew
Franck Belaiche .... production assistant (as Franck Prince)
Thierry Chapat .... administrator
Sandra Cohen .... financial director
Irene de Balasy .... production secretary
Julie Flament .... production secretary
Josiane Morand .... script supervisor
Audrey Tautou .... handwriting
Jerôme Vimard .... group man
Emma de Caunes .... thanks
Claude Lanzmann .... thanks
Mathilde Seigner .... an enormous thank you

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Dieu est grand, je suis toute petite" - France (original title)
"God Is Great, I'm Not" - USA (festival title)
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95 min
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Did You Know?

Bertrand:You okay, my little cracker?
Michèle:I'm not your cracker now.
Bertrand:Sure you are.
Michèle:You're smothering me. Why'd you come?
Bertrand:You're my cracker.
Michèle:Yesterday I told you it was over. Today it's still over.
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Features To Be or Not to Be (1942)See more »


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6 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
For what it is, it's just right, 8 April 2006
Author: crushingaflood from Portland, OR (USA)

OK. This movie has had its fair share of bashing so I just wanted to even things out a bit. This movie really isn't all that bad. In fact, I quite liked it.

It's a French romantic comedy, so don't look for any sort of great depth or intellectual mindblowing epiphanies about the world. It's a happy, fun and stylish movie featuring Audrey Tautou. I'm sort of a closet Tautou fanatic; I've seen all her movies and this one is actually one of my favorites. No, it's nothing like Amelie nor does it aspire to be - but it does feature Audrey doing what she does best: being a whimsical, cute and slightly aloof twenty something girl who is lovelorn and lost in the busy Paris life that she is enveloped in.

Virtually stealing the spotlight from Tautou, Edouard Baer's "Francois" character is great. He is passionate, volatile, and paranoid of Michele's reasons for doing anything she does. Both leads exemplify the roller-coaster of confusion that comes along with being young and trying to discover yourself, and to watch it all play out through the charismatic performances of these two great actors is exactly what people who enjoy lighthearted French romantic comedies pay to see. For what it is, it's just right.

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