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Release Date:
13 November 2002 (Belgium) See more »
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Plot:
After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Realistic depiction of a summer-winter love affair See more (22 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Jean-Pierre Bacri ... Jacques

Émilie Dequenne ... Laura (as Emilie Dequenne)
Brigitte Catillon ... Claire
Jacques Frantz ... Ralph
Axelle Abbadie ... Hélène

Catherine Breillat ... Constance
Apollinaire Louis-Philippe Dogue ... Ernest, le barman
Amalric Gérard ... Julien
Laurence Colussi ... La femme à la terrasse
Djura ... La chanteuse
Nathalie Boutefeu ... La jeune fille au concert
Xavier Maly ... Assistant de Jacques
Abel Nahmias ... Le voisin
Daniel Humair ... Musicien (as H.U.M.)
Emilhenco ... Musicien (also as Rene Urtreger) (as H.U.M.)
Pierre Michelot ... Musicien (as H.U.M.)

Directed by
Claude Berri 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Claude Berri 
Christian Oster  book

Produced by
Claude Berri .... producer
Pierre Grunstein .... executive producer
Nathalie Rheims .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Frédéric Botton 
 
Cinematography by
Eric Gautier 
 
Film Editing by
François Gédigier 
 
Casting by
Gérard Moulévrier 
 
Production Design by
Hoang Thanh At 
 
Art Direction by
James David Goldmark 
 
Costume Design by
Corinne Jorry 
 
Production Management
François-Xavier Bazin .... unit manager
Aimeric Bonello .... unit manager
Nicole Firn .... production manager
Olivier Lagny .... unit production manager
Jerome Pinot .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Judith Havas .... third assistant director
Thierry Mauvoisin .... first assistant director
Emmanuel Murat .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Stéphanie Bertrand .... assistant art director
Philippe Boulenouar .... construction manager
Frédéric Jourdan .... carpenter
Laure Lepelley-Monbillard .... set dresser
Yvon Moreno .... property master
Jochen Rohrig .... carpenter
 
Sound Department
Pascal Chauvin .... foley artist
Michel Filippi .... adr supervisor
Vincent Goujon .... boom operator
Eric Grattepain .... foley artist
Gérard Lamps .... sound re-recording mixer
Nadine Muse .... sound
Laurent Poirier .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
François Berroir .... gaffer
Bernard Brégier .... key grip
Xavier Cholet .... electrician
Patrick de Ranter .... Steadicam operator
Etienne George .... still photographer
Eric Gies .... electrician
Jean-François Grancher .... best boy rigger
Tom Mitaux .... electrician
Ludovic Petit .... electrician
 
Casting Department
Laurent Soulet .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Maïra Ramedhan Levi .... costumes (as Maira Ramedhan Lévy)
 
Editorial Department
Gwenola Heaulme .... assistant editor
Isabelle Julien .... color timer
Lucile Sautarel .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Christian Chevalier .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Sylvie Coen .... legal counsel
Claude Fenioux .... chief financial officer
Hélène Sébillotte .... script supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Une femme de ménage" - France (original title)
"The Housekeeper" - USA (review title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for some sexuality/nudity and brief language
Runtime:
91 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:M | France:U | Switzerland:12 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:12 (canton of Vaud) | USA:R
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Goofs:
Continuity: At the end of the film, goes for a swim. When she returns to the beach, she is wearing a completely different bathing suit.See more »

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9 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Realistic depiction of a summer-winter love affair, 8 April 2005
Author: (SaxoTenor@aol.com) from Boise, Idaho

Please, it's "aspirateur" not "respirateur". Having lived in France for many years I've seen similar situations develop countless times. I've also seen many Claude Berri films and he has got it down pat. It was pleasant to recognize the familiar Paris neighborhood scenes and to wax nostalgic over such familiar goings on. The two leads are most realistic and the supporting actors lend a tone of verité. All in all, a most realistic slice of life à la française. For anyone who has lived in Europe this film will be a pleasant reminder of the sophisticated approach and attitudes that the Europeans (especially the French)bring to situations such as the one depicted in this movie.

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