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3 December 2003 (France) See more »
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  (in credits order)

Dianne Wiest ... Elisabeth Beaumont

Jane Birkin ... Pénélope

Stanislas Merhar ... Thomas Beaumont

Bulle Ogier ... Claude Sabrié

Karim Saleh ... Murderer
Didier Flamand ... Detective

Roschdy Zem ... Taxi Driver

Nathalie Richard ... Radio Interviewer
Dan Herzberg ... Rollerboy

Jerry Hall ... Sybil

Simon Callow ... Bob

Vanessa Redgrave ... Herself

Yusri Nasrullah ... TV Interviewer (as Yousry Nasrallah)
Canaan Marguerite ... Gigolo #1
Olivier Augrond ... Gigolo #2
Christophe Fleuret ... Gigolo #3
Ruth Handlen ... Dr. Rey
Vanina Vignal ... Florist
Franck Lorrain ... Boy #1
Yohan Font ... Boy #2
Volodia Serre ... Boy #3

Vernon Dobtcheff ... François
Hosh Kane ... Police Officer (as Hosh Ibrahim)
Johanna Landau ... Receptionist (as Johanna Leica)
Ilir Selmoski ... Horror Movie Actor

Charlotte Schioler ... Horror Movie Actress
Michel Filippi ... Dubbing Director (as Michel Filipi)
Akiko Toda ... Liù
Daniel Minerva ... Calaf
Jana Bittnerova ... Bearded Lady
Adam Kian ... Prince of Persia
Azouz Begag ... Executioner (as Begag Azzouz)
Hossein Ghavanloo ... Sword Swallower
Joyca Ghrenassia ... Gypsy Street Singer
François De Bartillat ... Accompanied by
Andy Hibbins ... Accompanied by

Directed by
Andrew Litvack 
Writing credits
Andrew Litvack (written by)

Produced by
Rahila Bootwala .... producer
Paul Bradley .... co-producer
Nathalie Gastaldo .... producer
Richard Hawley .... executive producer
Ismail Merchant .... executive producer
Manon Poudoulec .... assistant producer
Original Music by
Geoff Alexander  (as Geoffrey Alexander)
Cinematography by
Laurent Machuel 
Film Editing by
Giles Gardner 
Casting by
Annette Trumel 
Production Design by
Jacques Bufnoir 
Art Direction by
Laure Lepelley-Monbillard 
Set Decoration by
Sabine Delouvrier 
Costume Design by
Pierre-Yves Gayraud 
Makeup Department
Manuela Taco .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Abel Monem .... production in-charge: France
Sylvain Monod .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
François Magal .... third assistant director
Sabine Roca .... second assistant director
Patrick Roques .... first assistant director
Art Department
Adam Rackoff .... illustrator (uncredited)
Sound Department
Ed Bulman .... foley editor (as Edward Bulman)
Laurent Cercleux .... boom operator
Laurent Charbonnier .... boom operator
Michel Filippi .... adr supervisor (as Michel Filipi)
Dan Johnson .... assistant dubbing mixer
Hugh Johnson .... re-recording mixer
Jeremy Price .... supervising sound editor
Andre Schmidt .... dialogue editor
James Seddon .... dolby consultant
Keith Tunney .... production sound mixer
Visual Effects by
Daniel Pettipher .... digital compositor
Camera and Electrical Department
Gabriella Crawford .... still photographer
Nicolas Dixmier .... gaffer
Adam Rackoff .... video assist operator
Benoît Rizzotti .... focus puller (as Benoît Rizzoti)
Casting Department
Muriel Habert .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Aline Dupays .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Mark Wright .... negative cutter
Simon Harris .... assistant editor: Synxspeed (uncredited)
Adam Rackoff .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Location Management
Mathieu Lévy .... key location manager
Mathieu Pradinaud .... location manager
Music Department
John Anderson .... musician: oboe solo
Simon Chamberlain .... musician: solo piano
Janice Graham .... orchestra leader
Other crew
Virginie Barbay .... script supervisor (as Viginie Barbay)
Juliette Baumard .... trainee script supervisor
Helene Nielsen Beal .... director of distribution
Cécile Bon .... choreographer
Fabien Brochard .... production assistant
Richard Cross .... opera coach
Ruth Handlen .... voice coach
Nathalie Iund .... press attache
Sylvain Monod .... production consultant
Thomas Pavel .... production assistant
Roger Phillips .... title designer
Philippe Rebbot .... production assistant
Noëlle Boisson .... the director wishes to thank

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Additional Details

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Rated R for language including sexual references, and some drug use
91 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Australia:MA15+ (TV rating) | UK:15 | USA:R

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5 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
original and entertaining, 21 February 2004
Author: trapperjohn from berlin, germany

This movie is a true original and very entertaining. We have not seen anything like it before and will probably not see anything like it again until the director makes his second film. Very well-acted, handsomely directed and shot, clever use of sets and costumes. Bulle Ogier is as good as in her films by Rivette, Bunuel, Fassbinder, Tanner, Schroeder and the great Werner S. Wiest, Birkin and Merhar are excellent.

Uproarious cameos by Vanessa Redgrave and Jerry Hall. If only Merchant-Ivory (the producers) would take risks like this more often!

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