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Director:
Writer:
Yann Samuell (writer)
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Release Date:
14 May 2004 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
From the visionary mind of director Yann Samuell comes France's hit comedy! See more »
Plot:
Julien Janvier lost his mother young, drifted apart from his working class father and ever closer to confident Sophie Kowalsky... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
5 wins & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
The Greatest Romantic Comedy of All Time See more (96 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Guillaume Canet ... Julien Janvier

Marion Cotillard ... Sophie Kowalsky
Thibault Verhaeghe ... Julien à 8 ans
Joséphine Lebas-Joly ... Sophie à 8 ans
Emmanuelle Grönvold ... Julien's Mother
Gérard Watkins ... Julien's Father

Gilles Lellouche ... Sergei Nimov Nimovitch
Julia Faure ... Sophie's Sister
Laëtizia Venezia Tarnowska ... Christelle Louise Bouchard (as Laetizia Venezia)

Élodie Navarre ... Aurélie Miller
Nathalie Nattier ... Sophie à 80 ans
Robert Willar ... Julien (80 ans)
Frédéric Geerts ... Igor
Manuela Sanchez ... Teacher
Philippe Drecq ... School Principal
Luc Bromagne ... Priest
Jean-Michel Flagothier ... Dorzac
Stéphane Auberghen ... Proctor
Isabelle Delval ... Clothilde
Christophe Rossignon ... Doctor #2
Nathalie Philip ... Julien's Nurse
Delphine Aerts ... Senior Center Nurse
Isabelle Goethals Carre ... Senior Center Director
Mathilde Verkinderen ... Charlotte à 8 ans
Melchior LeBeaut ... Julien à 4 ans
Emmanuel LeMire ... Doctor #1
Jessica Rinalo ... Child
Emmanuel Brunin ... Child
Joeffrey Simon ... Child
Amandine Courrire ... Child
Jessica Vitello ... Child
Michel Angely ... Bus Driver
Fernand Kindt ... Scrabble Player
Cedric Lombard ... Library Student

Directed by
Yann Samuell 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Yann Samuell  writer

Produced by
Ève Machuel .... executive producer
Patrick Quinet .... co-producer
Stephane Quinet .... co-producer
Christophe Rossignon .... producer
 
Original Music by
Philippe Rombi 
 
Cinematography by
Antoine Roch 
 
Film Editing by
Judith Rivière Kawa 
Andrea Sedlácková 
 
Casting by
Gigi Akoka 
 
Production Design by
Jean-Michel Simonet 
 
Costume Design by
Julie Mauduech 
 
Makeup Department
Paul de Fisser .... key hair stylist
Lelia Delval .... assistant hair stylist
Carole Henrotin .... additional hair stylist
Françoise Joset .... key makeup artist
Laetitia Ruffez .... additional makeup artist
Francoise Sanner .... additional hair stylist (as Françoise Sanner)
Milou Sanner .... additional hair stylist
Michelle Van Brussel .... additional makeup artist
 
Production Management
Julien Azoulay .... post-production manager
Aurore Benoit .... assistant unit manager (as Aurore Benoît)
Olivier Chiavassa .... production manager
Marc Dalmans .... unit manager
Dimitri Linder .... unit production manager
Olivier Rausin .... production manager
Stéphane Riga .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alain Braconnier .... second assistant director
Benoît Nguyen Lang .... third assistant director
Thomas Tréfouel .... first assistant director
Christophe 'Jazz' Verdonck .... assistant director
Mael Buathier .... additional assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Benoît Amans .... property master: Belgium
Mohamed Ayada .... assistant decorator
Anthony Baron .... key painter
Hélène Bertrand .... painter
Florence Boquiast .... tapestry
Thomas Cambois .... painter
Bernard Chenevier .... construction manager
Pierre De Craen .... set dresser (as Pierre Decraen)
Yann Dury .... carpenter
Michel Escande .... carpenter
Cédric Fidone .... carpenter
Marc-Philippe Guerig .... assistant art director
Cédric Hautin-Nelis .... assistant decorator
Soizic Hervé .... additional props
Jean-Paul Merckens .... set dresser
Valérie Moy .... painter
David Pitou .... carpenter
Paul Rouschop .... additional constructor
Stephan Rubens .... construction manager
Laurent Stoffyn .... additional constructor
Lorette Teillet .... painter
Bart van Lint .... construction manager (as Bart Van Lint)
Guillaume Watrinet .... property master
 
Sound Department
Nicolas Becker .... foley artist
Damien Bera .... assistant sound
Benoît Biral .... assistant sound mixer
Thomas Desjonquères .... sound editor
Assia Dnednia .... assistant foley artist (as Assia Zipper)
Catherine Dubeau .... post-synchronisation
Marc Engels .... boom operator
Thomas Gauder .... sound mixer
Benjamin Leloch .... assistant sound
Pierre Mertens .... sound
Vincent Nouaille .... boom operator: second unit
Philippe Vandendriessche .... sound: second unit
Jean-Noël Yven .... sound effects editor
 
Special Effects by
Olivier de Laveleye .... special effects
Jacques Decort .... special effects
Marie Pierre Franck .... special effects (as Marie-Pierre Franckx)
Florian Sanson .... modeller
Pierre Wuidart .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Odile Beraud .... scan and shoot
Jacques Bled .... visual effects producer
Stephanie Boutinaud .... visual effects
Rodolphe Chabrier .... visual effects supervisor
Rosana D'Andrea .... 2K exploitation
Xavier de L'Hermuzière .... digital artist
Yves Delforge .... flame artist
Fabrice Faure .... flame artist
Sébastien Guyot .... scan and shoot
Christophe Keichinger .... scan and shoot
Arassou Kichenassamy .... scan and shoot
Stéphanie Machuret .... digital artist
David Montoya .... scan and shoot
Stéphane Praux .... 2K exploitation
Marion Roger .... digital artist
Christophe Sabre .... scan and shoot
Gérard Soirant .... scan and shoot
Laurent Spillemaecker .... Flame artist
David Tomaszewski .... digital compositor
Sofi Vaillant .... digital artist
Martial Vallanchon .... visual effects supervisor
Eric Vidal .... digital artist
 
Stunts
Jean-Louis Airola .... stunts
Sylvain Balieu .... stunt coordinator
Philippe Dailler .... stunts
Cyrille Dufaut .... stunts
Jean-Claude Lagniez .... stunts
Sébastien Lagniez .... stunts
Bruno Letrouit .... stunts
Patrick Médioni .... stunts
Patrick Ronchin .... stunts
Sébastien Seveau .... stunts
Luc Tramon .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jean-Francois Baudelet .... crane operator
Philippe Bessy .... crane operator
Alexandre Bon .... aerial assistant camera
Stéphane Bourgoin .... electrician
Lucilio Da Costa Pais .... electrician
Nicolas Deblonde .... additional assistant camera
Réginald Desy .... grip
Jérôme Di Cola .... electrician
Dimitri Doulkeridis .... grip
Martin Escobar .... additional assistant camera
Jos Evenepoel .... grip
Denis Gaubert .... second assistant camera
Olivier Goelen .... additional grip
Brice Gomez .... electrician
Léopold Gomez .... gaffer
Virgile Gomez-Fernandez .... electrician (as Virgile Gomez)
Antoine Gueugneau .... first assistant camera
Laurent Guénoun .... underwater camera operator
Renaat Lambeets .... Steadicam operator
Natacha Lee .... second assistant camera
Jean-Claude Lother .... still photographer
Thierry Ramanana .... grip
Charlet Recors .... aerial camera operator
Chris Renson .... camera operator
Jean-François Roqueplo .... key grip
Sébastien Saadoun .... first assistant camera: second unit
Eric Sacher .... crane operator
Rachel Simoni .... second assistant camera
Dominique Sirault .... additional electrician
Emmanuel Van Wambeke .... key grip
Julien Vanhille .... additional assistant camera
Oliver Verdoot .... crane technician
Laurent Waltenier .... grip
Pierre Weité .... additional assistant camera (as Pierre-André Weité)
Frédéric Wormser .... additional assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Florence Bovy .... extras casting
Laure Cochener .... casting assistant
Anne Demily .... extras casting
Gerda Diddens .... casting: Belgium
Ophélie Gelber .... casting assistant
Jacqueline Wawrzyniak .... casting: Lille
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Yolaine Cotte Verdi .... costumer
Dorothée Lissac .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Nicolas Criqui .... digital conformation
Julius Friede .... digital intermediate colorist
Marjolaine Mispelaere .... color timer
Philippe Reinaudo .... digital intermediate technical director
Philippe Tourret .... post-production coordinator
 
Music Department
Richard Boudarham .... orchestra manager
Benjamin Caillaud .... assistant music recordist
Cédric Genachte-Lebail .... assistant music recordist
Olivier Jano .... music copyist
Raymond Maillard .... musician: cello solos
Nicolas Montazaud .... musician: percussion
Stéphane Reichart .... music scoring mixer
Stephan Rodescu .... musician: violin solos
Géraldine Rombi .... music supervisor
Philippe Rombi .... conductor
Philippe Rombi .... orchestrator
Jacky Tricoire .... musician: electric guitar solos
 
Other crew
Tony Arnoux .... press attache
Anne Bernard .... production coordinator
Laure Cochener .... acting coach: children
Marielle Duigou .... production assistant
Pol Fourmois .... groupman
Ophélie Gelber .... acting coach: children
Véronique Hallot .... production administrator
Isabelle Le Grix .... script supervisor
Joseph Matukewicz .... studio executive
Georges Polonia .... groupman
André-Paul Ricci .... press attache
Harmel Sbraire .... acting coach: children
Bernard Vander Donckt .... production accountant
Thierry Verhelst .... groupman
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Jeux d'enfants" - France (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for language and some sexuality
Runtime:
93 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The scene in which Julien and Sophie are immersed in cement was filmed by immersing Marion Cotillard and Guillaume Canet in apple sauce.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The first time we see the bus driver chasing the bus his hat falls off towards the left side of the road. The second time it drops directly behind him to the right of the middle.See more »
Quotes:
Sophie à 8 ans:What'll you be when you grow up?
Julien à 8 ans:A tyrant!
Sophie à 8 ans:A tyrant? Your people subjugated?
Julien à 8 ans:Totally! With a harem, slaves, and torture every Thursday!
Sophie à 8 ans:Cool!
Julien à 8 ans:And you?
Sophie à 8 ans:Well, I... No, it's too dumb.
Julien à 8 ans:Tell me!
Sophie à 8 ans:You won't like it.
Julien à 8 ans:I told you! Tell me!
[...]
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Movie Connections:
Remade as Karle Pyaar Karle (2014)See more »
Soundtrack:
La Vie en RoseSee more »

FAQ

How did they get out of the cement block ?
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13 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
The Greatest Romantic Comedy of All Time, 23 February 2006
Author: NeuroticMovieLover from London, England

It will make you gasp, laugh, cry, scream, sing, and love. This is the greatest comedic love story I've ever seen on the silver screen. You will never forget this movie, from its playful beginning to its OMG-what-just-happened ending. For those of you who don't speak French, you do not need subtitles to understand the beauty, the depth, and the tragically hilarious love affair of Julien and Sophie. The movie will take you to every extreme of human emotion and leave you completely breathless with its UNBELIEVABLE ending. I was so entranced by the film that I sat there through the entire end credits, hoping for just a little more. This is a movie you cannot miss...it is one of the greatest films to be made in France. Watch it....I dare you. Are you game or not?

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