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12 October 2005 (France) See more »
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The fifty years old Jean-Claude has a boring life, working in a notary office of his own and as court official evicting tenants or seizing properties... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Patrick Chesnais ... Jean-Claude

Anne Consigny ... Françoise
Georges Wilson ... Le père de Jean-Claude
Lionel Abelanski ... Thierry, le fiancé de Françoise
Cyril Couton ... Le fils de Jean-Claude
Geneviève Mnich ... La mère de Françoise
Hélène Alexandridis ... La soeur de Françoise
Anne Benoît ... La secrétaire
Olivier Claverie ... Le dragueur cours de tango
Marie-Sohna Conde ... Rose Diakité (as Marie-Sonha Condé)
Isabelle Brochard ... L'aide-soignante
Stéphan Wojtowicz ... Le médecin
Pedro Lombardi ... Le professeur de tango
Pascal Praud ... Journaliste sportif (voice)
Géraldine Rojas ... Danseuse tango spectacle
Javier Rodriguez ... Danseur tango spectacle
Valérie Kéruzoré ... Vendeuse parfumerie
Isabelle Spade ... Vendeuse magasin robes de mariées

Régis Romele ... Policier n°1 (as Régis Romelé)
Thierry Cazals ... Policier n°2
Alexandre Ducène ... Fils soeur de Françoise
Cynthia Faure ... Fille soeur de Françoise
Yves Lambrecht ... Mari soeur de Françoise
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Iris Besse
Laurent Cotillard ... Un élève du cours de tango
Géraldine Loubet
Tara Valdès ... Une élève du cours de tango
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Directed by
Stéphane Brizé 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Stéphane Brizé 
Juliette Sales 

Produced by
Miléna Poylo .... producer
Gilles Sacuto .... producer
 
Original Music by
Eduardo Makaroff 
Christoph H. Müller 
 
Cinematography by
Claude Garnier 
 
Film Editing by
Anne Klotz 
 
Casting by
Brigitte Moidon 
 
Production Design by
Valérie Saradjian 
 
Costume Design by
Ann Dunsford 
 
Makeup Department
Jean-Marie Cuvilo .... key hair stylist
Stéphanie Selva .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Christophe Desenclos .... production manager (as Christophe Désenclos)
Bruno Duron .... unit production manager
François Pichon .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stéphanie Champault .... second assistant director
Eloïse de Beaucourt .... additional third assistant director
Maurice Hermet .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Thierry Fièvre .... property master
Patrick Widdrington .... key construction
 
Sound Department
Emmanuel Croset .... sound mixer
Philippe Deschamps .... trainee sound mixer
Xavier Griette .... sound
Hervé Guyader .... chief sound editor
Nicolas Lefebvre .... dialogue editor
Philippe Penot .... foley artist
Julien Sicart .... boom operator
 
Visual Effects by
Audrey Kleinclaus .... visual effects coordinator: L'EST
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Crotto .... still photographer (as Michaël Crotto)
Jean-Marc Dupuy .... additional grip
Jean Monneret .... key grip
 
Casting Department
Marie-Pierre Vau .... extras casting
 
Editorial Department
Christophe Bousquet .... color timer
Gwenaëlle Hubert .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Bruno Mercere .... music mixer
 
Other crew
Nicole Marie .... script supervisor
François Pichon .... location manager
Marie Van Wanbeke .... production secretary
 
Thanks
Manuel Blanc .... thanks
 

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France:93 min
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Finland:K-3 | Germany:o.Al. | Sweden:Btl | Switzerland:10 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:10 (canton of Vaud)

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10 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Simple and Pleasant Romance, 9 December 2007
Author: Claudio Carvalho from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The fifty years old Jean-Claude (Patrick Chesnais) has a boring life, working in a notary office of his own and as court official evicting tenants or seizing properties, or spending the Sundays afternoons in the retirement home with his sour, rude and bitter father. When he has a minor heart problem, his doctor advises him to exercise, and Jean-Claude begins to have tango lessons in a studio in front of his office. He meets the charming forty and something years old Françoise (Anne Consigny), who is also having classes for her wedding party, and she recalls she was her neighbor in her childhood. They become close and love flourishes between them, changing their lives.

"Je ne Suis pas là Pour être Aimé" is a simple and pleasant romance. The story is credible, with human characters, effective screenplay, great direction and performances. The gorgeous Anne Consigny has one of the most beautiful and sweet smiles I have ever seen on the screen, and it is impossible not falling in love for such charming woman. The good actor Patrick Chesnais is miscast, with almost sixty years old in real life, and it is quite difficult to buy how such lovely woman would have a crush in such unattractive man. The melancholic music score is another plus in this nice film. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Dançar – Despertar de um Desejo" ("Dance – Awake of a Desire")

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