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Writers:
Jean-Marie Poiré (adaptation)
Raffy Shart (adaptation)
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Release Date:
25 September 2002 (France) See more »
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Georges, a wealthy Parisian, has a mistress who wants to marry him, but he has no intention of divorcing his wife... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Laugh out loud funny! See more (8 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Alice Evans ... Emmanuelle
Régis Laspalès ... Maurice Lappin
Philippe Chevallier ... Georges Audefey

Götz Otto ... Johnny Zucchini
Anémone ... Claire Trouabal
Martin Lamotte ... Jean-Bernard Trouabal
Virginie Lemoine ... Marion Audefey
Guy Marchand ... Charles Boisdain
Urbain Cancelier ... Poilard

Stéphane Audran ... Jacqueline Boisdain

Marco Bonini ... Marcello Le pentre
Jean-Pierre Castaldi ... Le concessionnaire
Michèle Garcia ... La vendeuse de prêt-à-porter
Sylvie Joly ... La femme dans Orlyval
Raphaël Mezrahi ... Le type au défilé de mode
Paul Belmondo ... Vendeur automobile 1
Danièle Evenou ... La boulangère
Benjamin Castaldi ... Vendeur automobile 2
Julie Arnold ... Une commerçante
Stefano Antonucci ... Le concierge
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lakshantha Abenayake
Sacha Briquet ... Le concierge de Georges
Macha Béranger ... La cliente outrée
Gérard Caillaud
Jacques Collard
Hélène Hily ... La cliente de la boulangerie
Leonardo Manera
Bijou Thiam
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Directed by
Jean-Marie Poiré 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jean-Marie Poiré  adaptation
Raffy Shart  adaptation
Raffy Shart  play

Produced by
Henning Molfenter .... co-producer
Jean-Marie Poiré .... producer
Rosanna Roditi .... executive producer
Hartwig Schulte-Loh .... co-producer
Igor Sekulic .... producer
 
Original Music by
Pierre Charvet 
Vincent Prezioso 
 
Cinematography by
Robert Alazraki 
 
Film Editing by
Jean-Marie Poiré 
Henry Revlou 
 
Casting by
Iris Wong 
 
Production Design by
Katia Wyszkop 
 
Art Direction by
Albrecht Konrad (supervising art director)
Anja Müller 
 
Set Decoration by
Bernhard Henrich 
Gérard Marcireau 
 
Costume Design by
Olivier Bériot 
 
Makeup Department
Aurélie Elich .... assistant makeup artist
Liliane Rametta .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Jean-Philippe Avenel .... unit manager
Jean-Philippe Avenel .... unit production manager
Mederic Bourlat .... unit manager
Mederic Bourlat .... unit production manager
Sébastien Didelot .... trainee unit manager
Cedric Ettouati .... post-production supervisor
Olivier Hélie .... production manager
Oliver Lüer .... production manager
Sonja Sommer .... assistant production manager (as Sonja Döring)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Eric Bartonio .... second unit director
Jean-Christophe Delpias .... first assistant director: preparation
Olivier Horlait .... first assistant director
Stéphane Manaranche .... third assistant director
Andreas Meszaros .... first assistant director
Alexandre Schmitt .... first assistant director: second unit
 
Art Department
Lionel Callari .... property master
Jean-René Coulon .... props
Christian Ehlert .... lead set dresser
Eckart Friz .... prop buyer
Thierry Houyoux .... painter
Axel Kahnt .... property master
Fabien Lacaf .... storyboard artist
Lars Lange .... leadman/prop buyer
Alexandra Lassen .... assistant art director
Stephanie Rass .... set dresser assistant
Torsten Schwartz .... supervisor plasterer
 
Sound Department
William Flageollet .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Heslop .... sound effects editor
Paul Lainé .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Karl-Heinz Bochnig .... special effects supervisor
Stefan Knauer .... special effects technician
Endres Löber .... pyrotechnician
Armin Moritz .... special effects technician
Christoph von Lengerke .... special effects senior technician
 
Visual Effects by
Graham Cristie .... digital artist
Davina Gottschalk .... digital compositor
Dennis Jones .... digital compositor
Natalie MacDonald .... digital compositor
Igor Sekulic .... visual effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Udo Harnach .... stunt coordinator
Sébastien Lagniez .... stunt double
Armin Sauer .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Isabelle Arnold .... assistant camera
Maurice Bricler .... grip
Dominique Delguste .... camera operator: second unit
Sönke Hansen .... director of photography: Italy
Philippe Houdart .... camera operator
Maxime Héraud .... first assistant camera
Rafael Jeneral .... clapper loader
David Kennedy .... gaffer
Yves Michaud .... Steadicam operator
Steve Moreau .... second assistant camera
Won-suk Park .... second assistant camera
Laurent Passera .... grip
Teja Schwede .... video operator
Jean-Baptiste Thibaud .... Steadicam operator
Christof Wahl .... Steadicam operator
 
Casting Department
Lilia Trapani .... casting: Italy
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sabine Groh .... set costumer
Susanne Vierkötter .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Nicolas Criqui .... digital conformation
Simon Njoo .... assistant editor
Philippe Reinaudo .... digital intermediate technical director
Patrick Zouzout .... assistant editor
 
Transportation Department
Axel Hübner .... driver: cast
Tobias Lauterberg .... driver: props, London
 
Other crew
Peter Brown .... location assistant
Nicola Catullo .... location manager
Christophe Chauveau .... location scout
Claude Ludovicy .... location manager
Paul Meyer-Gerlt .... production accountant
Sébastien Peiffer .... set manager: Luxembourg
Gabi Scheiger .... production coordinator
Mahaut Vidal .... production secretary
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Ma femme... s'appelle Maurice" - France (original title)
"My Wife Maurice" - USA (video title)
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102 min
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The movie was a Warner Bros release in France, and was selected in 18 Gay and Lesbian film festivals in North America, starting with Philadelphia.See more »

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Laugh out loud funny!, 20 November 2013
Author: (sylviastel@aol.com) from United States

I never thought that I laughed so hard from a French film before. This film is a French farce at the best. The cast is incredible and they make the script fly in front of you. The craziness of George's whose married to wealthy Marion and cheating on her with beautiful Emannuelle, a French model with blonde hair and great figure. His mistress want to confront the wife with a chainsaw and crazy paratrooper boyfriend, Johnny. George's gets Maurice to play his wife in a hilarious send up of the pretty woman scene in the clothes. Johnny is crazy jealous and risks his job and life for the love of his life. The scenes on location in Paris and Venice are done well. This is a great comedy where you see a simple lie manifests into comic disaster.

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