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Après Vous (2003)

Après vous... (original title)
Antoine (Auteuil) saves Louis (Garcia) from hanging himself, though in his attempt to get Louis back on his feet, Antoine gets caught in a romantic triangle.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Antoine Letoux
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Michèle Moretti ...
Martine
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Karine
Fabio Zenoni ...
André
Jocelyne Desverchère ...
Sandrine the Florist
Didier Menin ...
Man at Thai Restaurant
Jean-Claude Lecas ...
Cook
Blandine Pélissier ...
Nurse
Jean-Charles Dumay ...
Serge the Sommelier
Ange Ruzé ...
Young Waiter
Élise Otzenberger ...
Hairdresser
Jean-Luc Abel ...
The Inspector
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Storyline

Antoine is a maitre d' in a Paris brasserie, Chez Jean, and is so full of being of service to others that he can't say 'no'. Late for dinner with his girlfriend, Christine, he takes a shortcut home through the park but finds a stranger, Louis, in the act of committing suicide by hanging. Louis is distraught by the loss of his girlfriend, Blanche, and is so grateful that he attaches himself to Antoine. Antoine arranges a job for Louis - as a sommelier at Chez Jean and sets about trying to repair Louis' life... Written by johnno.r@xtra.co.nz

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A very tasty comedy with a little French twist.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

17 December 2003 (France)  »

Also Known As:

After You  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,768,523 (France), 19 December 2003

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,504, 5 June 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$826,220, 16 October 2005
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Trivia

Garcia's character's grandma is his grandma in real life. See more »

Quotes

Blanche: I'm not an easy girl... but I'm very reconciliating.
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References Popeye (1980) See more »

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La Ruse des plantes
Written & Performed by Camille Bazbaz
© EMI Music Publishing et Les Éditions Pelicas
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A great moment (attention, I explain the beginning of the movie)
17 December 2003 | by See all my reviews

After "Rencontre avec le Dragon", a dramatic vision of middle age (that wasn't a good movie), Daniel Auteuil come back to his original style of playing, the comedy. And it's fantastic. Auteuil is really a great actor and José Garcia confirms he can play a more complicated role. The movie is double sided, between pure comedy and drama. It's the story of a man who wants to suicide, another one saves him and decides that from this day, he will do all he can to make him happy. But it's not always easy to sacrifice oneself to save somebody. Specially if the other is a breaking heart becoming a little bit crazy...


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