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Cast

  (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
 
Other crew
Agathe Astira .... administrator
Agathe Astira .... production accountant
Agnès Chabot .... press attache
Aurélie Kazian .... production assistant
Cécile Mille .... production assistant
Antoine Poulet .... location scout
Ariel Sctrick .... location scout
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)
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I'm fine,thanks!, 12 September 2014
Author: dbdumonteil

My good friend Writer's Reign, a true connoisseur of the French cinema ,wrote the first review ,and as usual,I second all that he said.It's incredible that ,in 7 years ,no French user felt like sending a comment .

Writer's insists on what I would call a "prologue" ,taking place in the subway:this incident is the straw that breaks the camel's back for the hero is already paranoiac ,depressive and terribly stressed.

For a while I feared the incident on the street with the cops could lead the movie into the clichéd post -68 cinema territory:"cops are b.......";these policemen on the street have really a hard work to do ,they get stressed too,and the fact is that Alex is really a pain in the neck that night.The suicide rate is high in French police ,certainly higher than among accountants in suits.

But fortunately ,Emmanuelle Cuau put the whole French society on trial.In her movie,her characters belong to middle class,no wealth ,but no poverty either.In the hospital ,a woman asks Béatrice if she looks haunted ,then if she is red in the face ;in her taxi ,another one begins to talk about her shrink ,which infuriates her .

It goes to show that in-communicability is in the center of the movie;wherever it takes place,be it in the precinct ,in the mental hospital or during the job interviews ,it's like talking to a brick wall,in a Kafkaesque -as Leon wrote- world.

Reductio ad absurdum:it is when he cheats (the Mickey Mouse degrees which he got on his computer) that Alex learns the rules of the game ,that he becomes part of the "normal" society.It should be pointed out that the ending remains very ambiguous :is Alex in through the out door?

Very well acted by the two principals ,and the secondary characters are extremely true to life.

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