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6 July 2005 (Belgium) See more »
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Marc is sitting in his bath one morning and asks his wife, "how would you feel if I shaved off my mustache?" She doesn't think it's a great idea... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
4 wins & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Compelling but Unsatisfying See more (42 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Vincent Lindon ... Marc Thiriez

Emmanuelle Devos ... Agnès Thiriez

Mathieu Amalric ... Serge Schaeffer

Hippolyte Girardot ... Bruno

Cylia Malki ... Samira
Macha Polikarpova ... Nadia Schaeffer
Fantine Camus ... Lara Schaeffer
Frédéric Imberty ... Patron café

Brigitte Bémol ... Policière

Denis Ménochet ... Serveur
Franck Richard ... Chauffeur taxi
Elizabeth Marre ... Hôtesse Roissy
Teresa Li ... Caissière ferry-boat
Hin-Wai Au ... Contrôleur passeport
Gary Chung Kuo Chan ... Employé aéroport
Perry Siu Fun Ho ... Marin
Hung Siu ... Homme tai chi
Hei Poon Yuen ... Réceptionniste hôtel
Hélène Devynck ... Amie du casino

Jérôme Bertin ... Ami du casino
Camille Cotte ... Opératrice France Télécom (voice)
Pierre Pachet ... Père de Marc (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Thierry Roland ... TV soccer commentator (voice) (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Emmanuel Carrère 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jérôme Beaujour 
Emmanuel Carrère  novel
Emmanuel Carrère  screenplay

Produced by
Romain Le Grand .... associate producer
Elliot Tong .... associate producer
Anne-Dominique Toussaint .... producer
 
Original Music by
Philip Glass (musical composition by)
 
Cinematography by
Patrick Blossier 
 
Film Editing by
Camille Cotte 
 
Casting by
Sylvie Brocheré 
 
Production Design by
Françoise Dupertuis 
 
Set Decoration by
Marie-Laure Valla 
 
Costume Design by
Elisabeth Tavernier 
 
Makeup Department
Catherine George .... key makeup artist
Heidy Chun Sau Ha .... makeup artist: Hong Kong
Eric Monteil .... key hair stylist
 
Production Management
Matthieu Bled .... assistant unit manager
Matthieu Bled .... post-production manager
Stanley Wan Sze Chan .... associate production manager: Hong Kong
Jean-Pierre Giudice .... unit production manager
Antoine Moussault .... unit production manager
Paviel Raymont .... assistant production manager
Philippe Saal .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Raphaëlle Bruyas .... second assistant director
Clothilde Carenco .... trainee assistant director
Julian Chiu .... second assistant director: Hong Kong
Claire Galloy .... assistant director: location unit
Elizabeth Marre .... first assistant director
Julien Prudhomme .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Cécile Claveries .... key painter
Chabrand Gilles .... carpenter
 
Sound Department
Christophe Bourreau .... foley artist
Yannick Coutheron .... dialogue editor
Emmanuel Croset .... sound mixer
Vincent Goujon .... boom operator
Hervé Guyader .... chief sound editor
Laurent Poirier .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bruno Bimbard .... generator operator
Eric Blanckaert .... second assistant camera
Alice Capronnier .... first assistant camera
Mathieu Caudroy .... Steadicam operator
Nathalie Eno .... still photographer
Perry Ho .... best boy grip
Bob Lévy .... additional grip
Rachid Madaoui .... gaffer
Olivier Pont .... video assist operator
Didier Versolatto .... gaffer
 
Editorial Department
Lise Courtès .... trainee assistant editor
Mathilde Cousin .... assistant editor
Aurélie Laumont .... color timer
 
Other crew
Samantha Baudier .... production assistant
Cathy Kerbrat .... production coordinator
Josiane Morand .... script supervisor
Jake Seal .... pre-production consultant
Jake Seal .... production consultant: Hong Kong
 
Thanks
Nathalie Bloch-Lainé .... thanks
Jérôme Seydoux .... thanks
 

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87 min
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Continuity: In several of the scenes it appears that Lindon has a small cut on his forehead - but it keeps disappearing and reappearing randomly.See more »
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Referenced in The Pack (2010)See more »

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13 out of 23 people found the following review useful.
Compelling but Unsatisfying, 8 December 2006
Author: jelaplan from United States

I saw the movie at the Melwood Screening room in Pittsburgh, PA so indeed the film made it the USA.

The movie held my interest throughout but in the end it was unsatisfying because it continued to create loose ends throughout without ever weaving them back together. You could argue that that was intentional, that the viewer was supposed to draw their own conclusions. But, given that real life so often presents unknowable people and events, a film is an opportunity to see things through. mho.

A few things I wondered about: At the end of the movie, his wife mysteriously appears in his south Asian hotel and acts as if nothing is strange about that. As if they had been there together the while time. They make love and then he wakes. It's not clear if she was still there and he's alone. But, just prior to bed, she had suggested he shave his mustache and he does. And she acknowledges him shaving it. That acknowledgment seemed satisfying to him.

Some people, mostly strangers seemed to recognize from photos that he had had a mustache. But all the closest friends denied him ever having had one. Seems too much to believe that he had had one and so he seems crazy. But, they might be in collusion. The film doesn't providing any motif for that collusion.

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