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11 April 2008 (USA) See more »
She only dated men with money...until she met a man with a heart See more »
Through a set of wacky circumstances, a young gold digger mistakenly woos a mild-mannered bartender thinking he's a wealthy suitor. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Audrey Tautou ... Irène

Gad Elmaleh ... Jean
Marie-Christine Adam ... Madeleine

Vernon Dobtcheff ... Jacques
Jacques Spiesser ... Gilles

Annelise Hesme ... Agnès
Charlotte Vermeil ... Dame au chihuahua
Claudine Baschet ... Dame au dogue
Laurent Claret ... Responsable bar Biarritz
Jean de Coninck ... L'homme au cigare
Blandine Pélissier ... La femme de chambre
Philippe Vendan-Borin ... Serveur restaurant Biarritz
Bernard Bourdeau ... Collègue Jean Biarritz
Didier Brice ... François
Laurent Mouton ... Serveur café François
Frédéric Bocquet ... Réceptionniste Monaco
Jean-Michel Lahmi ... Chirurgien esthétique
Luc Chavy ... Serveur piscine 1
Guillaume Verdier ... Serveur piscine 2

Directed by
Pierre Salvadori 
Writing credits
Pierre Salvadori (scenario) and
Benoît Graffin (scenario)

Pierre Salvadori (dialogue)

Franck Bauchard (script consultant)

Produced by
Philippe Martin .... producer
Original Music by
Camille Bazbaz 
David Hadjadj 
Cinematography by
Gilles Henry 
Film Editing by
Isabelle Devinck 
Casting by
Alain Charbit 
Production Design by
Yves Fournier 
Costume Design by
Virginie Montel 
Makeup Department
Laurence Boulet .... additional hair stylist
Madeleine Cofano .... hair designer: Audrey Tautou
Paul de Fisser .... additional hair stylist
Turid Follvick .... makeup artist (as Turid Follvik)
Catherine Ichou .... additional makeup artist
Nathalie Kovalski .... key makeup artist
Alain Luzy .... additional hair stylist
Frédéric Marin .... additional makeup artist
Muriel Martin .... additional hair stylist
Franck Mendoche .... additional hair stylist
Jane Milon .... hair stylist
Agathe Moro .... hair stylist
Dominique Rabout .... additional makeup artist (as Dominique Rabout-Manory)
Liliane Rametta .... additional makeup artist
Marilyn Rieul .... additional makeup artist
Franck Silvi .... additional hair stylist
Production Management
Pascal Bonnet .... production manager
Christophe Fustini .... assistant unit manager
Bertrand Girard .... assistant unit manager
Pierre Leimbacher .... assistant unit manager
Juliette Mallon .... post-production manager
Tony Matos .... assistant unit manager
David Moreillon .... assistant unit manager
Frédéric Morin .... assistant unit manager
Roxanne Pinheiro .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alan Corno .... first assistant director
Hicham Kadiri .... assistant director
Julie Laugier .... additional assistant director
Amélie Marfurt .... second assistant director
Alexandre Tisseyre .... trainee assistant director
Art Department
Natacha Altman .... painter
Céline Barray .... landscape designer
Nicolas Barray .... painter
Sabine Barthélémy .... painter
Matthieu Baudry .... painter
Laurent Bessou .... constructor
Martin Boutilié .... constructor
Bernard Bridon .... property master
Séverine Brunner .... tapestry
Denis Cantiteau .... constructor
Bruno Canzani .... painter
Marianne Capdeville .... painter
Jean-Baptiste Chartier .... dressing props
Caroline Chauvel .... tapestry
Jérome Clavier .... painter
Philippe Cord'homme .... set dresser: Monaco
Daniel Crociati .... painter
Hubert De Forcade .... constructor
Britta Demasse .... set dresser
Christine Descloitres .... painter
Ivan Desru .... trainee property master (as Ivan Desrue)
Guillaume Diehl .... constructor (as Guillaume Dielh)
Marie Dos Santos .... head painter
Denis Falgoux .... first assistant decorator
Valérie Faynot .... assistant decorator
Magali Fontaine .... painter (as Magalie Fontaine)
Magali Fournier-Clavere .... painter (as Magalie Clavere)
Christophe Graziani .... ripper
Christian Joly .... constructor (as Christain Joly)
Eric Lambert .... assistant decorator
Maryline Le Bihan .... locksmith
Pawel Lokczewski .... landscape artist (as Pavel Lockzewski)
Vincent Martin .... painter
Jean-Louis Morin .... landscape artist
Karim Moundy .... assistant art director
Samir Moundy .... assistant property master
Samir Moundy .... swing gang
Franck Mouteault .... painter
Muriel Nicolle .... sculptor
Yves Noras .... sculptor
Jean Noviel .... painter
Paul Pasquier .... computer graphics
Anne Pelosi .... assistant art director
Jérôme Poirier .... constructor
Manuel Poulain .... constructor
François Roux .... sculptor
Janie Ryckmans .... tapestry
Sandra Sasportas .... constructor (as Sandra Saportas)
Juan-Carlos Soler .... constructor
Marie-Hélène Sulmoni .... set dresser
Didier Tardivel .... painter
Nicolas Testas .... constructor
Rémy Valognes .... tapestry
Alejandro Vasquez .... constructor
Angelo Zamparutti .... construction coordinator
Valérie Genty .... production assistant: art department (uncredited)
Sound Department
Pascale Aubaret .... dialogue editor
Mathilde Boussel .... additional dialogue editor (as Mathilde Bousselle)
Hélène Catuhe .... assistant sound editor
Pascal Chauvin .... foley artist
Lionel Lebras .... boom operator
Alexis Leverve .... assistant sound mixer
Alexis Leverve .... co-sound mixer
François Maurel .... sound
Fred Messa .... boom operator (as Frédéric Messa)
Annie Pierre .... assistant sound editor
Joël Rangon .... sound mixer
Franck Tassel .... assistant foley artist
Christophe Vingtrinier .... foley engineer
Jean-Christophe Winding .... sound editor
Special Effects by
Grégoire Delage .... special effects: rain
Georges Demétrau .... special effects: rain
Pascal Fauvelle .... special effects: rain
Olivier Zenenski .... special effects: rain
Visual Effects by
Marc Alépée .... roto artist
Julien Buisseret .... visual effect artist: MIKROS
Sophie Denize .... visual effects producer
Vincent Dudouet .... digital compositor: Mikros image
Cédric Fayolle .... visual effects supervisor
Ludovic Iochem .... matte painter
Sabine Lineres .... digital compositor
Magalie Léonard .... digital colorist (as Magali Léonard)
Jean Christophe Mairot .... roto artist
Caroline Mistral .... digital compositor
Jean-Yves Parent .... roto artist
Julien Rousseau .... digital compositor
Christine Szymkowiak .... digital colorist
Jessy Ykema .... visual effects producer
Salvador Zalvidea .... digital compositor
Camera and Electrical Department
Olivier Abelé .... additional electrician: Biarritz
Matilde Blancke .... trainee assistant camera
Mathieu Caudroy .... Steadicam operator
Fabrice Delalée .... additional electrician: Biarritz
Renaud Fidon .... grip
Sebastien Gaulon .... electrician
Marion Koch .... additional assistant camera
David Koskas .... still photographer
Marianne Lamour .... pre-light electrician
David le Mevel .... electrician
Olivier Leblanc .... crane operator
Pierre Michaud .... gaffer
Anne Nicolet .... first assistant camera
Stéphane Nègre .... additional electrician: Nice
Samuel Renollet .... second assistant camera
Eric Sacher .... crane operator
Frederick Vanard .... electrician
Antoine Vidal .... crane operator
Casting Department
Christiane Barale .... extras casting: Côte d'Azur
Françoise Decupère .... extras casting: Biarritz
Lucas Loubaresse .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Elfie Carlier .... costumer
Emily Delahaie .... additional wardrobe
Olivia Lahougue .... wardrobe
Dorothée Lissac .... costumer
Isabelle Pannetier .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Marie Da Costa .... assistant editor
Gwenola Heaulme .... additional assistant editor
Jean-Baptiste Le Guen .... digital film supervisor
Sophie Lustière .... color timer
Nelly Ollivault .... trainee assistant editor
Benjamin Pasquier .... post-production administrator
Emmanuelle Pencalet .... additional assistant editor
Music Department
Clement Souchier .... music synchronization
Other crew
Hélène Bastide .... production administrator
Max Belmessieri .... location manager
Sandrine Cayron .... script supervisor
Alexandre Kyriakidis .... production assistant
Fabrice Legrand .... location manager: French Riviera
Florence Lemoine .... assistant administrator
Jean-Patrick Nourricier .... rush runner
Benjamin Pasquier .... production staff
Valérie Todisco .... production secretary
Pascal Tréguy .... dog trainer (as Pascal Trégui)

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Also Known As:
"Hors de prix" - France (original title)
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Rated PG-13 for sexual content including nudity
106 min
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During a French TV show, the actress and singer Marie Laforêt announced her participation in the film, but in the end, she did not appear in it.See more »
Irène:But charm is more valuable than beauty. You can resist beauty, but you can't resist charm.See more »
Can't Take My Eyes Off YouSee more »


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74 out of 92 people found the following review useful.
A Nutshell Review: Priceless, 11 May 2007
Author: DICK STEEL from Singapore

Transportation S$3.00 Movie Ticket S$9.00 Fried Chicken S$3.80 A Good Movie That Entertains? Priceless.

Directed by Pierre Salvadori, Pricess is one heck of a delightful gem. It is playful, cheeky, and boasts excellent chemistry between its leads, which is crucial to pull off a romantic comedy so dependent on their banter and interaction.

Audrey Tautou plays Irene, a high maintenance gold digging prostitute who flits from one elderly man to another, in the hopes of seducing and convincing them into marriage, while in the meantime milking all she could from their company. It's haute fashion label dropping, living the high life in expensive hotel suites, for free. In an uncontrollable one night stand, she hooks up with waiter Jean (Gad Elmaleh), who while is totally out of her league, falls hard for her, and becomes a constant thorn in her side as she goes about her mission in life.

Not your usual romance movie where the bickering couple are expected to kiss, make up, and bicker some more, Priceless does two things in its narrative. One, in its reminder to the male suckers out there to be wary of high maintenance women - if you don't have what it takes (and that simply means a really fat bankroll), forget about it, as she'll drain your finances as simply as it takes to gulp down a glass of water. Two, perhaps it really does pay for those who are kept men and women, if they don't mind trading their bodies for material pleasures that a rich life can offer.

And from adversaries to partners in crime, Priceless sprinkles its narrative with scenes like from The Guru, where tips and tricks of the trade are shared, and played for laughs. And this is especially so with Jean's natural charms mixed with Mr Bean like demeanor. Kudos actually to actor Gad Elmaleh, who throws this constant innocent blank look, when he's hamming it up pretending to be loaded, or practising turning on his charms (consciously or otherwise). He brings to Jean a sense of helplessness in falling for the woman of his dreams much against his finances, and gives Jean that chivalrous character that will surely win many over.

Fans of Audrey Tautou will reminisce her portrayal as Irene to be similar to the quirky Amelie, only that this time round, she's the complete slut whom you pity for having such a materialistic nature. Her plunging necklines all the way down to the navel will no doubt raise temperatures, and while noticeably older, has brought about a sense of maturity from giggling girl to all woman.

Peppered with an excellent soundtrack, the best songs were kept for a party scene, and for as many party scenes featured in various movies, I'd rate this one as one of the most interesting, thanks to the key music, characters, and the scene that plays out just right. With so many elements working in its favour, I'd rate this as a contender for the top movies of this year. Don't let this movie slip pass you in this crowded blockbuster summer!

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