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Director:
Writers:
Philippe Blasband (original idea)
Jacques Fieschi (writer)
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Release Date:
7 January 2004 (France) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Can you ever control another person's sexuality?
Plot:
Nathalie is the name a Parisian prostitute assumes for a special mission or "private investigation."... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
2 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(9 articles)
User Reviews:
Great Movie for Mature Audiences See more (34 total) »

Cast

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Fanny Ardant ... Catherine

Emmanuelle Béart ... Nathalie / Marlène

Gérard Depardieu ... Bernard
Wladimir Yordanoff ... François
Judith Magre ... La mère de Catherine
Rodolphe Pauly ... Le fils
Évelyne Dandry ... La patronne du bar
Ari Boulogne ... L'homme d'un soir (as Ari Päffgen)
Aurore Auteuil ... La patiente de Catherine
Idit Cebula ... Ghislaine
Sasha Rucavina ... Marianne (as Sacha Rukavina)
Macha Polikarpova ... Ingrid
Marie Adam ... La secrétaire médicale
Sophie Séfériadès ... Une autre patiente
Serge Onteniente ... L'agent immobilier (as Serge Onteniente-Boutleroff)
Marinette Lévy ... Marie
Ida Techer ... Amie de Marlène
Caroline Frank ... Amie de Marlène
Sophie Noël ... Hôtesse du bar
Angélique Thomas ... Hôtesse du bar

Evelyne Macko ... Hôtesse du bar
Prudence Maïdou ... Hôtesse du bar
Karine Hulewicz ... Femme couple de clients

Marc Rioufol ... Homme couple de clients
Pierre Manganelli ... Un client de Marlène
Hassan Maadi ... Un client de Marlène

Directed by
Anne Fontaine 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Philippe Blasband  original idea
Jacques Fieschi  writer
Anne Fontaine  writer
François-Olivier Rousseau  writer

Produced by
Christine Gozlan .... executive producer
Alain Sarde .... producer
 
Original Music by
Michael Nyman 
 
Cinematography by
Jean-Marc Fabre 
 
Film Editing by
Emmanuelle Castro 
 
Casting by
Constance Demontoy 
Richard Rousseau 
 
Production Design by
Michel Barthélémy 
 
Art Direction by
Etienne Rohde 
 
Set Decoration by
Boris Piot 
 
Costume Design by
Pascaline Chavanne 
 
Makeup Department
Cédric Gérard .... key makeup artist
Agathe Moro .... key hair stylist
 
Production Management
Rémi Bergman .... unit manager
Frédéric Blum .... production manager
Philippe Lenfant .... assistant unit manager
Françoise Piraud .... post-production supervisor
Nathalie Radovic .... assistant post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Julien Féret .... assistant director
Laurent Perreau .... assistant director
Thierry Verrier .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Xavier Buffin .... head painter
Dièné Bérété .... assistant decorator
Florent Coulbouée .... carpenter
Tom Danos .... carpenter
Mathias Duhayer .... stagehand
Marco Elefante .... carpenter
Frédéric Fichter .... carpenter
Jacky Frankiel .... painter
Emmanuel Goux .... painter
Jean-Michel Guérin .... carpenter
Christophe Hervé .... painter
Guy Lionel .... painter
Frédérique Menichetti .... tapestry
Manuel Mougin .... property master
Boris Piot .... set dresser
Francois Poublan .... assistant property master
Ségolène Rocher .... assistant art director
Etienne Rohde .... assistant decorator
Olivier Rouillard .... property master
Carole Récamier .... tapestry
François Scala .... carpenter
Laurent Stianti .... painter
Marie-Hélène Sulmoni .... set dresser
Bertrand Terreyre .... carpenter
Elise Tulli .... assistant decorator
Martinus Van Lunen .... construction coordinator
Jean-Claude Waeyaert .... carpenter
 
Sound Department
Chris Bolster .... assistant sound engineer
Pascal Chauvin .... foley artist
Dominique Eyraud .... boom operator
Eric Ferret .... sound engineer
Eric Grattepain .... foley artist
Austin Ince .... sound engineer
Jean-Pierre Laforce .... sound
Jean-Claude Laureux .... sound
Sylvain Malbrant .... assistant sound editor
Michel Monier .... sound consultant: Dolby
Nicolas Moreau .... sound
Patrice Séverac .... post-synchronization
Stéphane Thiébaut .... additional sound mixer
Boris Visionneau .... sound consultant: DTS
 
Special Effects by
Philippe Hubin .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Odile Beraud .... scanning and recording
Fabien Eigen .... scanning and recording
Roxane Fechner .... visual effects supervisor
Valérie Flouquet .... visual effects supervisor
Sébastien Guyot .... scanning and recording
Christophe Keichinger .... scanning and recording
David Montoya .... scanning and recording
Frederic Moreau .... visual effects director (as Frédéric Moreau)
Gérard Soirant .... scanning and recording
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Mehdi Abdesslam .... camera trainee
Guy-Auguste Boléat .... key grip
Laurent Dexpert .... electrician
Laurent Duquesnoy .... grip
Laurent Hincelin .... assistant camera
Moune Jamet .... still photographer
Jean-Bernard Josko .... grip
Nicolas Le Gal .... assistant camera
Luis Peralta .... electrician
Luc Reyrolle .... electrician
Christian Weyers .... gaffer
 
Casting Department
Geneviève Acien .... extras casting assistant
Catherine Deserbais .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Michaela Stella Bagnoli .... assistant costumer
Valérie Le Hello .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Catherine Athon .... post-production coordinator
Jean-Denis Buré .... assistant editor
Jean-Christophe Hym .... assistant editor
Florence Jacquet .... assistant editor
Gerard Savary .... color timer (as Gérard Savary)
 
Music Department
Edouard Dubois .... music consultant
Isobel Griffiths .... orchestra contractor
Valérie Lindon .... music supervisor
Bruce White .... viola
 
Other crew
Karima Benouadah .... production secretary
Michel Boyard .... assistant: Gérard Depardieu
Camille Brugere .... runner
Dominique Collobert .... production administrator
Vincent Lefeuvre .... production assistant
Patrick Lemaire .... groupman
Justine Malle .... script supervisor trainee
Maggie Perlado .... script supervisor (as Maggie Perlado Ribao)
Philippe Van Leeuw .... making-of director
Nathalie Radovic .... assistant to producer (uncredited)
 

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Canada:100 min (Toronto International Film Festival) | USA:100 min | Switzerland:105 min | Germany:106 min | Argentina:105 min | Russia:105 min
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Did You Know?

Quotes:
Catherine:Jealousy, for men, it's a reflex!See more »
Movie Connections:
References Analyze That (2002)See more »
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Cocktails at 7See more »

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41 out of 50 people found the following review useful.
Great Movie for Mature Audiences, 16 September 2005
Author: Claudio Carvalho from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

In Paris, the executive Bernard (Gérard Depardieu) and his wife, the gynecologist Catherine (Fanny Ardant), form a bored upper class middle aged bourgeois couple. They have been married for many years and their life does not have sexual desire anymore. One day, Catherine listens to the message box of his cell phone and she believes Bernard is unfaithful to her. Catherine hires the beautiful prostitute Marlene (Emmanuelle Béart) to pretend to be a young woman called Nathalie, seduce and investigate the sex life of Bernard and report to her his secrets and performance between walls. Catherine discloses a surprising revelation in the end.

I saw the used DVD of "Nathalie…" on sale in a rental, and based on the names of Emmanuelle Béart, Gérard Depardieu and Fanny Ardant, I decided to risky and buy and watch this movie without any previous reference. I found a great movie, with a very credible story, but for mature audiences only. I believe that only the public of a certain age, who have experienced marriage, will fully understand the characters of Bernard and Catherine, their motives and how true the story is. I was also impressed with the elegance of the great French actress Fanny Ardant and with the eternal beauty of the sexy and also great actress Emmanuelle Béart. The direction of Anne Fontaine is very sensitive, delicate and classy, keeping the story in a very high level, without using any type of subterfuge, such as spicy scene or sexual exposition of the cast. The soundtrack is also excellent. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Nathalie X"

Note: On 03 July 2011, I saw this film again to compare with the weak remake "Chloe".

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