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17 November 2004 (Belgium) See more »
A hard-working young man meets and falls in love with his sister's bridesmaid. He soon finds out how disturbed she really is. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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The Bridesmaid
 (From The Hollywood Reporter. 8 September 2004)

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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Benoît Magimel ... Philippe Tardieu

Laura Smet ... Stéphanie "Senta" Bellange

Aurore Clément ... Christine
Bernard Le Coq ... Gérard Courtois
Solène Bouton ... Sophie Tardieu
Anna Mihalcea ... Patricia Tardieu
Michel Duchaussoy ... Le clochard

Suzanne Flon ... Madame Crespin
Eric Seigne ... Jacky
Pierre-François Dumeniaud ... Nadeau
Philippe Duclos ... Capitaine Dutreix

Thomas Chabrol ... Lieutenant José Laval

Isolde Barth ... Rita (as Isild Barth)
Mazen Kiwan ... Pablo
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chantal Banlier ... La caissière épicerie
Jacqueline Cassard ... Madame Bertillon
Brigitte Chamarande ... Madame Soupin
Emmanuel Faure
Pascal Franks
Pierre Galliard
Florent Gibassier ... Le serveur de pizza
Vincent Guillerminet
Joëlle Legua
Isabelle Leprince ... Madame Pélissier
Isabelle Mamère ... Nathalie Dumont
Jean-Pierre Niobe (as Jean-Pierre Niobé)
Cécile Peroua
Taïeb (as Taieb)
Michel Vivier

Directed by
Claude Chabrol 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Claude Chabrol 
Pierre Leccia 
Ruth Rendell  novel

Produced by
Françoise Galfré .... executive producer
Patrick Godeau .... producer
Alfred Hürmer .... co-producer
Antonio Passalia .... co-producer
Original Music by
Matthieu Chabrol 
Cinematography by
Eduardo Serra 
Film Editing by
Monique Fardoulis 
Production Design by
Françoise Benoît-Fresco 
Costume Design by
Mic Cheminal 
Makeup Department
Françoise Andrejka .... makeup artist
Production Management
Laura Einmahl .... unit manager
Michel Jullien .... production manager
Anne Lessnick .... production manager
Thierry Magniez .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Vincent Guillerminet .... second assistant director
Cécile Maistre .... first assistant director
Art Department
Yvonnick Bousso .... painter
Aleth Galen .... sculptor
Patrick Loret .... painter
Jérôme Perrin .... key construction
Catherine Pierrat .... set dresser
Amanda Ponsa .... painter
Evariste Richer .... painter
Sound Department
Vincent Cosson .... sound re-recording mixer
Michel Filippi .... adr supervisor
Thierry Lebon .... sound re-recording mixer
Pierre Lenoir .... sound
Jean-Alexandre Villemer .... sound recordist
Camera and Electrical Department
Mathieu Caudroy .... Steadicam operator
Delphine Desbruères .... second assistant camera
Sascha Govic .... grip
David Grinberg .... assistant camera
Dominique Robert .... key grip
Michel Thiriet .... camera operator
Jakob von Lenthe .... video operator
Editorial Department
Christophe Bousquet .... color timer
Stanislas Moreau .... assistant editor
Music Department
Laurent Petitgirard .... conductor
Other crew
Vincent Bell .... scout
Aurore Chabrol .... script supervisor
Stéphanie Fouet .... administrator
Aleth Galen .... sculptress
Jean-Benoit Guillon .... travelling car
Caspar Heider .... production coordinator
Andrew P. Kirkham .... dvd producer [gb]
Laurent Mulot .... travelling car
Eva Simonet .... press attache
Carolin von Fritsch .... set manager: Munich

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"La demoiselle d'honneur" - France (original title)
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111 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
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There are four members of the Chabrol family in the crew : Claude's two sons ( actor Thomas and composer Matthew ), his wife ( scipt supervisor Aurore ) and his stepdaughter ' first assistant Cécile Maistre )See more »


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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Low-Key Thriller, 7 August 2011
Author: kenjha

At his sister's wedding, a young man falls for a bridesmaid who harbors some weird ideas and may have a disturbing past. Chabrol is regarded as the French Hitchcock, and this film has some parallels with "Strangers on a Train," but it's not as taut and suspenseful as that classic. Chabrol here seems to be more interested in character development and relationships than in the plot. In fact, between a slow beginning and an unsatisfying ending, what little plot there is is rather predictable. However, it manages to be engaging despite these shortcomings. The pacing is leisurely but not boring. It has a good cast.

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