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6 September 2006 (Belgium) See more »
There are rules for fair play in sport; these are not adhered to always. But there are no rules for fair play at work, in life or when faced with life and death. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Benoît Magimel ... Jean-Claude

Jérémie Renier ... Alexandre

Eric Savin ... Charles

Marion Cotillard ... Nicole

Jean-Pierre Cassel ... Édouard

Mélanie Doutey ... Béatrice
Malcolm Conrath ... Bertrand

Directed by
Lionel Bailliu 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Lionel Bailliu 

Produced by
Marc Jenny .... co-producer
Manuel Munz .... producer
Original Music by
Laurent Juillet 
Denis Penot 
Cinematography by
Christophe Paturange 
Film Editing by
Lionel Bailliu 
Casting by
Pierre-Jacques Bénichou 
Production Design by
Jean-Jacques Gernolle 
Costume Design by
Anne David 
Makeup Department
Barbara Kichi .... key hair stylist
Barbara Kichiova .... hair stylist
Gabriela Polakova .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Jiri Kounicky .... assistant production manager
Tony Matos .... assistant unit manager
Michal Prikryl .... production manager
Marc Vadé .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Juliette Crété .... second assistant director
Kristyna Klozarova .... assistant director
Zusana Kobedova .... second assistant director (as Zuzana Kobedova)
Thomas Tréfouel .... first assistant director
Mael Buathier .... assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
Nadège Archimbaud .... assistant art director
Petr Bartek .... head sculptor
Beatrice Brentnerova .... assistant art director (as Beata Brendtnerovà)
Marc Cataldo .... storyboard artist
Gilles Iscan .... first assistant art director
Radan Kapinos .... stand-by props
Zdenek Maska .... lead set builder
Sound Department
Marc Bastien .... sound editor
Emmanuel de Boissieu .... sound re-recording mixer
Julien Gonzalez .... assistant sound
Alek Goosse .... sound re-recording mixer
Franco Piscopo .... sound mixer
Philippe van Leer .... foley artist
Dominique Warnier .... sound
Special Effects by
Jan Holub .... special effects crew
Kamil Jaffar .... special effects supervisor
Miroslav Miclik .... special effects crew
Pavel Policar .... special effects technician
Visual Effects by
Roland Friedrich .... compositor
Etienne Grandou .... visual effects coordinator
Vít Komrzý .... visual effects producer
Bertrand Levallois .... visual effects supervisor
Jan Vseticek .... visual effects producer
Laurent Avare .... climbing stunts
Rémi Canaple .... assistant stunt coordinator
Rémi Canaple .... stunts
Patrick Cauderlier .... stunt coordinator
Patrick Cauderlier .... stunts
Zuzana Drdacka .... stunts
Blanka Jarosova .... stunts
Robert Lahoda .... stunts (as Robin Lahoda)
Laurent Larrieu .... assistant stunt coordinator
David Listvan .... stunts
David Matousek .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Christian Abomnes .... first assistant camera (as Chris Abomnes)
Eric Bialas .... Steadicam operator
Eric Bornes .... "b" camera
Martin Brych .... second assistant camera
Vladimir Duben .... first assistant camera
Michal Fairaizl .... still photographer
Thibault Grabherr .... still photographer
Roman Hodek .... key grip
Michal Houzvicka .... rigging grip
Vojtech Hovorka .... grip
Milos Kabela .... grip
Jan Kovarik .... grip
Ivan Ksandr .... gaffer
Otto Matejka .... trainee assistant camera
Gregory Pagnier .... video assistant
Lionel Pedro .... assistant camera
Martin Schmarc .... video operator
Jaromir Simek .... electrician
Karel Soucek .... gaffer
Petr Svoboda .... gaffer
Petr Valenta .... grip
Stanislav Vales .... second assistant camera
Casting Department
Jan Koci .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Klara Kobosva .... costumer (as Klara Kobosova)
Sylvia Vanicková .... costumer
Editorial Department
Christophe Legendre .... color timer: film
Music Department
Jean Philippe Bec .... orchestrator
Edouard Dubois .... music consultant
Laurent Juillet .... music production manager
Laurent Juillet .... orchestrator
Gerry O'Riordan .... music recording engineer
Stéphane Reichart .... music mixer
Paul Talkington .... music coordinator
Allan Wilson .... conductor
Other crew
Eric Cholet .... location scout
Christine Ferrer .... script supervisor
Sylvie François .... production assistant
Denisa Murinova .... production administrator
Marc Paris .... production administrator
Roland Savoye .... underwater sequences
Mirka Valova .... production assistant
Lenka Zamenicková .... production administrator

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
France:103 min
Switzerland:14 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:14 (canton of Vaud)
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

This is the longer version of short film Squash (2002) by same director Lionel Bailiu. The opening scene of the feature reproduces the entirety of the short, but with different actors (Malcolm Conrath and Eric Savin for the short, Jérémie Rénier and Eric Savin for the feature)See more »
Movie Connections:
Remake of Squash (2002)See more »


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10 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Fairly effective, 4 March 2008
Author: pkpera from Land of confusion

Interesting idea, well developed and executed. Start was perhaps little pale, but under squash-verbal duel we could see what 'fair-play' goes in jungle called employment in happier part of World.

After it comes real survival thing in wilderness, very well shot. We can think how far we really developed from wilderness 'population'...

Actors were very good - in not easy conditions in second half. For non-French people most is unknown. I knew only about Marion Cotillard, who I saw first in Taxi (only as decoration), then she proved that is class actress in 'Un long dimanche ...' .

Pacing was very good, and duration of 90 min is just apropriate for story and events.

Watch it if can find...

I ask myself: will Hollywood remake this, and how much overdone ?

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