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25 April 2007 (France) See more »
The tough lives of two ordinary individuals : Alex, an accountant and his wife Béatrice, a taxi driver. | Add synopsis »
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Director Emmanuelle Cuau films difficult lives of two honest as well as simple people. See more (3 total) »


  (in credits order)

Gilbert Melki ... Alexandre 'Alex' Maupain

Sandrine Kiberlain ... Béatrice
Olivier Cruveiller ... Landier
Christophe Odent ... Patron Alex
René Remblier ... Contrôleur RATP

Grégory Gadebois ... Patron café
Baptiste Roussillon ... Le client 'roi'
Matthieu Boujenah ... Homme jeune couple interpellé
Astrid Defrance ... Femme jeune couple interpellé
David Migeot ... Policier interpellation 1
Patrick Dross ... Policier interpellation 2
Emilie Chesnais ... Policière interpellation
Patricia Varnay ... Policière commissariat
Stephane Lagoutte ... Policier commissariat
Catherine Laporte ... Policière commissariat
Hacène Belkhadra ... Policier commissariat (as Ahcène Belkhedra)
Michel Capitanio ... Policier fourgonnette
Bénédicte Brunet ... Infirmière soins
Antoine Duhayot ... Infirmier hall
Barbara Chavy ... Femme bizarre

Frédéric Pierrot ... L'interne
Catherine Giron ... Infirmière guichet 1
Fanfan ... Infirmière guichet 2
Nathalie Akoun-Cruveiller ... Docteur Pachot
Olivier Loiseau ... Patient
Franck Tokarz ... Infirmier
Michelle Roquier ... Femme au déambulateur
Bruno de Keyzer ... Homme aux mains
Agnès Caffin ... Femme aux cigarettes
Dimitri Rataud ... Le directeur des ressources humaines
Emmanuel Salinger ... Le fumeur du métro
Joseph Malerba ... Collègue Alex
Camille Japy ... Cliente agitée

Francis Leplay ... Interne urgences
Marie-Frédérique Delestré ... Infirmière urgences
Catherine Ferran ... Psychiatre urgences
Hélène Viaux ... Cliente fauchée
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Julie Duhayot ... Infirmière
Patrick Mimoun
Catherine Rouchon

Directed by
Emmanuelle Cuau 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Agnès Caffin 
Emmanuelle Cuau 

Produced by
Paulo Branco .... producer
Cinematography by
Bruno de Keyzer 
Film Editing by
Jackie Bastide 
Casting by
Guillaume Bonnier 
Emmanuelle Cuau 
Production Design by
Véronique Barnéoud 
Set Decoration by
Anne Chedeau 
Julien De Sutter 
Joël Lavrut 
Costume Design by
Marie-Frédérique Delestré 
Dorothée Lissac 
Makeup Department
Sylvia Carissoli .... makeup artist
Production Management
Martine Letinier .... unit manager
Guillaume Lirondiere .... executive in charge of production finance
Donat Massoni .... assistant unit manager
Anne Mattatia .... post-production supervisor
Raoul Peruzzi .... pre-production manager
Maud Quiffet .... unit manager
Philippe Rey .... production manager
Valentin Tourdjman .... assistant unit manager
Lola Zajdermann .... assistant production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Julie Duhayot .... second assistant director
Nicolas Lévy-Beff .... first assistant director
Antoine Poulet .... assistant director
Art Department
Christian Roudil .... property master
Sound Department
Bertrand Boudaud .... foley artist
Guillaume Chevalier .... boom operator
Gilles Fargout .... dialogue editor
Frédérique Liébaut .... post-synchronization
Patrice Mendez .... sound
Gérard Rousseau .... sound mixer
Emmanuel Soland .... sound editor
Emmanuel Soland .... sound
Camera and Electrical Department
Mathieu Billoué .... grip
Tiphaine Birotheau .... assistant camera
Sébastien Greveldinger .... electrician
Emile Laisné .... grip
Michel LeFrançois .... gaffer
Peggy Peigné .... assistant camera
Casting Department
Justine Léocadie .... extras casting
Editorial Department
Melanie Bigeard .... assistant editor
Julie Decondé .... assistant editor
Matthieu Pradeau .... color timer
Location Management
Antoine Poulet .... location scout
Ariel Sctrick .... location scout
Other crew
Agathe Astira .... administrator
Agathe Astira .... production accountant
Agnès Chabot .... press attache
Aurélie Kazian .... production assistant
Cécile Mille .... production assistant
Gérard Sionneau .... groupman
Mathilde Vallet .... script supervisor

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Very Well, Thank You" - International (English title) (literal title)
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Germany:102 min (European Film Market)
Aspect Ratio:
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Director Emmanuelle Cuau films difficult lives of two honest as well as simple people., 20 October 2014
Author: FilmCriticLalitRao from FIPRESCI/Cinema of the world

French film "Très Bien, Merci" discusses issues related to a family whose protagonists happen to lead a life without adventures. It is a frank yet brutal portrayal of hardships faced by an ordinary couple who decide not to buckle under pressure. Actors Gilbert Melki and Sandrine Kiberlain are doing good in their respective jobs. However, a minor incident on one Parisian metro changes their life forever. This is the beginning of a tough battle for individual rights involving an ordinary citizen and an arrogant French police. Emmanuelle Cuau questions the role of individual in a society which has decided to authorize extreme powers to some bodies which are governed by the state. Her film is instrumental in suggesting that there are times when the temptation to transform oneself from good to bad is very high. It is at that moment that many mistakes are made and failures observed. French director Emmanuelle Cuau specializes in making films about ordinary families and their extraordinary inner turmoil. In 1995, she made her feature film début with "Circuit Carole", a brilliant family story involving an oddball pair of a mother and her daughter. She made her loyal fans wait for eleven more years as "Tres Bien,Merci" got made in 2006.

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