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Décalage horaire (2002)

A worn-out businessman and a beautician on the run collide in a Paris airport. Love arrives, all its hurdles be damned.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sergio
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The Doctor
Karine Belly ...
Air France Attendant
Raoul Billerey ...
Félix's Father
Nadège Beausson-Diagne ...
A Roissy Passenger
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Ground Hostess
Jérôme Keen ...
The Concierge
Sébastien Lalanne ...
The Barman
Michel Lepriol ...
The Waiter
Mbembo ...
Post Office Employee
Laurence Colussi ...
Hostess
Lucy Harrison ...
Hostess
Rebecca Steele ...
Hostess
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Storyline

At Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, a beautician on her way to a new job in Mexico accidentally meets a cook who is on his way back from America. Labor strikes, bad weather, and pure luck cause the two of them to share a room overnight at the airport Hilton hotel. Will their initial mutual indifference and downright hostility turn into a one night stand or perhaps something more? Written by Dragomir R. Radev

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The battle of the sexes just got sexier.

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

30 October 2002 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Jet Lag  »

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Box Office

Budget:

FRF 85,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,880,016 (France), 1 November 2002

Opening Weekend USA:

$20,454, 15 June 2003, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$544,434, 7 September 2003
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

For research, director/co-writer Danièle Thompson suggested to Juliette Binoche that she study Shirley MacLaine's performance in The Apartment (1960). See more »

Goofs

American Airlines does not fly to Munich from Paris. See more »

Quotes

Rose: You're not a nice man. If you were I wouldn't be here!
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Crazy Credits

In multiple places, instead of having, for instance a chief ('chef') machinist, assistant machinist, and so on, the first person after the 'chef', in keeping with the cooking theme, is the 'sous-chef'. See more »

Connections

Features Larry King Live (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Vas Adelante
Written by Éric Serra
Performed by Clementine Celarie
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Just a great little movie
7 February 2006 | by See all my reviews

Please don't try to compare this to anything from Hollywood. They stopped making good movies a long time ago. Here in New Zealand we don't have a lot of contact with the French character but I have just had the pleasure of hosting a young French lady who is a top line hairdresser. While I was watching this movie I only had to close my eyes and I could see Cèline, my guest. In other hands this would have been a minor movie but in the hands of the two principals it was to say the least delightful. The story was very simple and at every turn I knew what was to come but in every way I was wrong. I have not seen very much of Luliette Binoche but now I'm a fan. In the beginning Jean Reno was a most unlikely partner but by the finish you could actually like him. Beilliant.


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