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6 September 2006 (France) See more »
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Tagline:
Hours ago they were strangers, in a minute more they will be fugitives
Plot:
September the 1st, 2001. Elliot, an American C.I.A. agent holding top secret information on the immediate future of the world... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
An engaging but flawed film. See more (22 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Juliette Binoche ... Irène Montano

John Turturro ... William Pound

Sara Forestier ... Orlando

Tom Riley ... David

Nick Nolte ... Elliott

Mathieu Demy ... Le jeune banquier
Saïd Amadis ... Le vieux banquier
Magne-Håvard Brekke ... Igor Zyberski (as Magne-Havard Brekke)
Joël Lefrançois ... Le concierge de l'hôtel
Alexis Galmot ... Le serveur
Jean-Luc Lucas ... Le contrôleur
Roberto Moro ... Le gardien du palais
Julien Husson ... L'homme à la cigarette

Directed by
Santiago Amigorena 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Santiago Amigorena 

Produced by
Santiago Amigorena .... co-producer
Paulo Branco .... producer
Tommaso Dabala .... executive producer
Rosanna Roditi .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Laurent Martin 
 
Cinematography by
Christophe Beaucarne 
 
Film Editing by
Sarah Turoche 
 
Casting by
Frédérique Moidon 
 
Production Design by
Emmanuelle Duplay 
 
Costume Design by
Isabelle Baudry 
 
Makeup Department
Morgane Bernhard .... hair stylist
Mathilde Dhordain .... makeup artist
Cédric Gérard .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Jean-Christophe Bouhier .... assistant unit manager
Anthony Bouinière .... assistant unit manager
Tommaso Dabala .... unit production manager
Stéphanie Delbos .... unit manager
Jean-Luc Lucas .... unit production manager
Raoul Peruzzi .... production supervisor
Nicolas Picard .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Consuelo Bidorini .... assistant director
Renaud Epelboin .... second assistant director
Elodie Gay .... trainee assistant director
Catherine Olaya Salazar .... second assistant director (as Catherine Olaya)
Brieuc Vanderswalm .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Thomas Broyon .... second assistant art director
Daniele Carrer .... set dresser
Paolo Cusin .... property buyer
Paolo Cusin .... props
Cécile Deleu .... set dresser
Pierre Duboisberranger .... first assistant art director (as Pierre du Boisberranger)
Antoine Galinié .... property master
Nathalie Rousseau .... second assistant art director
Jean Tixador .... second assistant art director
François Willenz .... digital artist
 
Sound Department
Valérie Arlaud .... sound editor
Mathilde Cousin .... dialogue editor
Pascal Dedeye .... foley artist
Dominique Gaborieau .... sound re-recording mixer
Marie Guesnier .... additional sound
Romain Kronenberg .... sound designer
Anne-Laure Lermyte .... additional sound
Aurélien Lucquiaud .... additional sound
Jean-Yves Pouyat .... assistant sound
Jamie Roden .... adr mixer
François Waledisch .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Grégoire Delage .... special effects coordinator
Pascal Fauvelle .... special effects technician
Franco Ragusa .... special effects: Italy
Charles-Axel Vollard .... special effects technician
Olivier Zenenski .... special effects coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Fabrice Anut .... key grip
Werner Bacciu .... co-key grip
Pascal Baudry .... still photographer
Néwine Behi .... first assistant camera
Eric Bialas .... Steadicam operator
Olivier Bouyssou .... grip
Andrea Chiozzotto .... daily camera operator
Eric Cuffini .... electrician
Jean-Pascal Czap .... electrician
Luccio Di Rosa .... grip (as Luc Di Rosa)
Roger Do Minh .... video assistant
Nabil Dridi .... electrician
Jean-François Drigeard .... rigging gaffer (as Jean-François Drigeard Desgarnier)
Franck Fiquet .... electrician
Eric Fodera .... electrician
Manuel Gaspar .... electrician
Michel Gentils .... grip
Eric Gies .... electrician
Jean-Pierre Lacroix .... electrician
Jean-Pierre Lacroix .... gaffer
Tom Mitaux .... electrician
Elvis Pasqual .... co-gaffer
Yannick Ressigeac .... second assistant camera
Angelo Russo .... electrician
Marion Stalens .... still photographer
Christophe Surbier .... grip
Jean-Pierre Voisin .... electrician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Aline Dupays .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Christophe Bousquet .... color timer
Carlos Pinto .... assistant editor
Flora Volpelière .... editor trainee
 
Other crew
Hiam Abbass .... language coach
Agathe Astira .... administrator
Denis Bourgeois .... location scout
Nicola Catullo .... key location assistant
Geoffroy de Boissezon .... production assistant
Flavio De Simone .... assistant accountant
Pierre Dreyfus .... production secretary
Renaud Epelboin .... location scout (as Reno Epelboin)
Violaine Gillibert .... language coach
Geoffroy Hassoun .... stage manager
Aurélie Kazian .... production assistant
Bénédicte Kermadec .... script supervisor
Paula Marshall .... language coach
Lina Martins .... assistant: Juliette Binoche
Anne Mattatia .... production assistant
Patrick Morch .... groupman (as Patrick Morsch)
Anna Offelli .... production assistant
Cristina Olivari .... production runner
Peggy Plessas .... language coach (as Peggy Hall Plessas)
Nicola Rosada .... location manager
Gérard Sionneau .... groupman
Ula Tabari .... language coach
Anita Tomaselli .... production coordinator
 

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Also Known As:
"Quelques jours en septembre" - Italy (original title)
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Runtime:
116 min
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Trivia:
Although this is Santiago Amigorena's directorial debut, it is also his 26th screenplay in eight years.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: Final scene in Venice the characters are sitting as sun rises in early morning and then the scene shifts to the TV in café with news of 9/11 attack. In Venice the news would have been in the afternoon after mid day meal not early morning.See more »
Quotes:
David:If you ever want to stop a cell phone working again, remind me to show you something easier than throwing it out a train window.See more »

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1 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
An engaging but flawed film., 6 March 2011
Author: rednik-993-681332 from Australia

This is another film stultified by self-conscious direction and faddish photography. I have had enough of blurry, shaky, false colour cinematography for the rest of my life. Watch a Clint Eastwood directed film and see story-telling, in-focus, at its best. See also The King's Speech for developing characters. A Few Days in September had a good cast with wonderful actors like Binoche and Tuturro, although Binoche was not capitalised. Unlike other reviewers, I found the young people's discourse right on the mark for generation Y. Tuturro's psycho character might be an accurate parallel for what the American state thought was acceptable at the time of the story. Who knows, American international behaviour has been much more bizarre that Tuturro's character at times. Maybe too, a Venetian contact provided the large case and heavy calibre rifle locally rather than has been suggested that it was taken through customs. Despite its serious flaws, I enjoyed the story, and just seeing Binoche a lot in close up, such a wonderful face to photograph. To the director, don't forget that someone has to watch the film and does not need to get irritated by art for art's sake, especially when it "ain't Picasso". The version I saw did not have sub-titles and this hurt the film for me because my other languages are not European or Arabic. I look forward to more of Binoche and Tuturro but not blurred vision. It was not, as Binboche suggested, another way of looking at things.

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