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Angel-A -- A beautiful woman helps an inept scam artist get his game together.
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  (in credits order)

Jamel Debbouze ... André Moussah

Rie Rasmussen ... Angel-A

Gilbert Melki ... Franck
Serge Riaboukine ... Pedro
Akim Chir ... Le chef des malfrats
Eric Balliet ... Garde du corps Franck
Loïc Pora ... Le malfrat #2
Venus Boone ... La mère d'Angela
Jérôme Guesdon ... Le malfrat #3
Michel Bellot ... Le planton US
Michel Chesneau ... Le flic commissariat
Olivier Claverie ... Le sécrétaire US
Solange Milhaud ... La femme de Saint-Lazare
Laurent Jumeaucourt ... Le dragueur
Franck-Olivier Bonnet ... Le dernier client
Akim Colour ... Le chef des malfrats
Tonio Descanvelle ... Client Angela 2
Grigori Manoukov ... Le serveur roumain
Alain Zef ... Le sommelier
Jean-Marc Montalto ... Le réceptionniste (as Jean-Marco Montalto)
Jil Milan ... Client Angela 1
Todd Thaler ... Le père d'Angela (as Todd M. Thaler)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gael Triam ... Client Angela 3
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Directed by
Luc Besson 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Luc Besson 

Produced by
Luc Besson .... producer
Mehdi Sayah .... assistant producer
Original Music by
Anja Garbarek 
Cinematography by
Thierry Arbogast 
Film Editing by
Christine Lucas Navarro (co-editor)
Frédéric Thoraval 
Casting by
Swan Pham 
Production Design by
Jacques Bufnoir 
Costume Design by
Martine Rapin 
Makeup Department
Delphine Duguet .... makeup artist
Diane Duroc .... key hair stylist
Beya Gasmi .... hair stylist
Nicolas Le Scour .... hair stylist
Stephan Marais .... makeup artist: Rie Rasmussen
Mélanie Queyrel .... makeup artist
Françoise Quilichini .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Arnaud Chabance .... assistant unit manager
Rashid Debbouze .... assistant unit manager
Emilie Desbois .... assistant unit manager (as Emilie Lemoine)
Bruno Guilhem .... assistant unit manager
Erwan Hiernard .... assistant unit manager
Didier Hoarau .... production manager
Patrick Le Goc .... unit production manager
Vivien Loiseau .... assistant unit manager
Clara Vincienne .... post-production supervisor
Stéphanie Vérin .... assistant unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
James Canal .... first assistant director
Guilhem Colombani .... trainee assistant director
Armel Gourvennec .... second assistant director
Marie Legendre .... trainee assistant director
Fannie Pailloux .... trainee assistant director
Nicolas Quéré .... trainee assistant director
Camille Robert .... trainee assistant director
Stéphanie Seilhean .... second assistant director
Alexandre Tisseyre .... trainee assistant director
Art Department
Françoise Doré .... set dresser
Julien Durguel .... props buyer
Johann George .... first assistant art director
Camille Gruman .... art department accountant
Ludovic Guille .... assistant property master
Richard Guille .... property master
Per-Olof Renard .... first assistant art director
Patricia Ruelle .... scenic artist
Patricia Ruelle .... weathering painter
Cédric Maserati .... set dresser (uncredited)
Sound Department
Alexandre Andrillon .... assistant sound
Adrien Arnaud .... foley editor
Nicolas Becker .... foley artist
Thomas Bernard .... sound recordist
Christophe Bourreau .... foley artist
Matthieu Dallaporta .... sound re-recording assistant
Jon Goc .... assistant sound editor (as Jonathan Goc)
Loïc Gourbe .... sound recordist
Sébastien Jeannot .... dialogue editor
Grégory Lacroix .... boom operator
Jean-Pierre Lelong .... foley artist
Didier Lozahic .... sound re-recording mixer
Fred Mays .... post-synchronisation
Jean Minondo .... sound
Philippe Seban .... assistant foley artist
Alexandre Widmer .... supervising sound editor
Alexandre Fleurant .... sound effects editor: night club scene (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Aurelia Abate .... effects producer
Pierre Buffin .... special effects supervisor
Jérome de Baecque .... effects producer
Georges Demétrau .... special effects
Rahel Makonnen .... special effects coordinator
Jérome Miel .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Nicolas Bernard .... digital artist: BUF
Anais Bertrand .... visual effects coordinator
Stephanie Broussaud .... Lustre assistant
Stephane Ceretti .... digital compositor: BUF
Nicolas Chevallier .... digital artist
Antoine Deschamps .... digital artist
Nicolas Galan .... software engineer: research and development
Mikael Genachte-Lebail .... digital artist: BUF
Rip Hampton O'Neil .... technical director: Duboicolor
Noel Hocquet .... digital artist: BUF
Abdel Ali Kassou .... imaging manager
David Lebrun .... digital artist
Anthony Lyant .... digital artist: BUF (as Anthony Liant)
Anh Tu Mai .... animation supervisor
Stephane Naze .... visual effects supervisor: BUF
Ekkarat Rodthong .... digital artist: BUF
Debaveye Thibault .... Flame artist
Virginie Arnaud .... stunts
Patrick Bernaud .... stunt driver
Sybille Blouin .... stunts
Thong Bui .... stunts
Mohamed Elachi .... stunts
Samy Gharbi .... stunt double
Michel Julienne .... stunt driver
Pascal Lavanchy .... stunt driver
Gabriel Mercier .... stunts
Loïc Molla .... stunts
David Moulin .... stunts
Maud Muller .... stunts (as Maud Muller-Vitu)
Sébastien Peres .... stunts
Cyril Raffaelli .... stunt coordinator
Frederick Renard .... stunts
Loïc Saintilan .... stunt driver
Camera and Electrical Department
Jean-Paul Agostini .... first assistant camera
Loïc Andrieu .... assistant Steadicam operator
Stéphane Birzin .... grip
Mathieu Caudroy .... Steadicam operator
Jean Chesneau .... grip
Antoni Dimundu .... grip
Jan Gagnaire .... grip
William Gally .... gaffer
Etienne George .... still photographer
Nicolas Lartigue .... second assistant camera
David le Mevel .... electrician
Maud Lemaistre .... additional first assistant camera
Laurent Martin .... grip
Jean-Pierre Mas .... key grip
Samir Moundy .... electrician
Philippe Mourier .... grip
Marc Mulero .... gaffer
Claire Pierrard .... second assistant camera
Cedric Poisson .... grip
Vincent Richard .... second assistant camera
Vince Rodriguez .... gaffer (as Vincent Rodriguez)
William Sally .... electrician
Olivier Sargatal .... gaffer
Richard Savoye .... underwater cinematographer
Daniel Smith .... still photographer
Philippe Vigier .... electrician
Casting Department
Samia Fadli .... extras casting
Franck Léger .... extras casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Élodie Desautels .... costumer
Annie Guégan .... assistant costumer
Marie-Line Harrang .... assistant costumer
Editorial Department
Basile Belkhiri .... avid technician: Digital Factory
Élodie Ichter .... digital intermediate editor
Aurélie Laumont .... color timer
Yvan Lucas .... colorist: Duboicolor
Fabien Pascal .... colorist
Stéphanie Pedelacq .... assistant editor
Nora Sèches .... color timer
Sidonie Waserman .... post-production assistant
Music Department
Lohengrin Braconnier .... assistant music mixer
Jérôme Devoise .... score mixer
Gisèle Gérard-Tolini .... conductor
Gisèle Gérard-Tolini .... orchestrator
Jérôme Lateur .... music supervisor
Vincent Lebegue .... music legal coordinator
Elise Luguern .... music production supervisor
Alexandre Mahout .... music assistant
Samuel Potin .... music editor
Mehdi Sayah .... assistant music supervisor
Other crew
Isabelle Agid .... assistant: Luc Besson
Denise Anderson .... production staff
Dominique Baran .... production administrator
Laura Chéron .... production secretary
Mali Cilla .... script supervisor
Camille Courau .... production assistant
Romuald Drault .... accountant supervisor (as Romuald Brault)
Michel Dupuis .... production accountant
Marie-Christine Février .... production administrator
Marc Libert .... assistant: Luc Besson
Christophe Maratier .... supervising armorer
Harmel Sbraire .... coach
Harmel Sbraire .... coach: actors
Martin Séchet .... making-of director

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Additional Details

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Rated R for language and some sexual content
91 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

The first film to be directed by Luc Besson in six years.See more »
Continuity: When Andre climbs over the railing of the bridge, he's coat is fastened by a single button. Suddenly, when he watches the outgoing police car, there are more buttons fastened.See more »
André:Who'd be dead if I hadn't saved you?
Angel-A:Who'd be dead if there wasn't anyone to save?
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Movie Connections:
References The Godfather (1972)See more »


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42 out of 56 people found the following review useful.
...Just about everything a movie can do..and some more,maybe...., 5 January 2007
Author: alexa_bow from Greece

This film by Luc Besson, has almost.."everything"!!! The director,makes a story about two people-man and woman-who look so different from each other, just as black and white. She comes from the sky, while he comes from "human's hell", since he's being chased for money he owed, and has nowhere to go. As the movie goes on, the two of them will get closer to each other, just to find out that they were getting closer to...themselves! The film itself is in black and white, so that it allows you to see the contradiction between the two heroes, but in the same time it gives you a sense of mystery-something that it would never happen with a colored film. Though it is a film about love, it shows its real meaning, in a truly artistic way, just as a work of art would speak..In addition, as a film, you can not really categorize it, just as you can not do so for a work of art.It makes you laugh so many times, has moments of pain, moments you feel like crying, some action, in a few words:

It has everything life is made of. The director seems to me as if he knew exactly what he wanted, and made a wonderful movie about anyone who is still human, and therefore is able to love-himself first-another person.

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