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Director:
Writers:
Elizabeth Taylor (novel)
François Ozon (written by)
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Release Date:
14 March 2007 (Belgium) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A dreary city tenement provides backdrop to this tale of exclusion and the magic it takes to become accepted.
Plot:
The rise and fall of a young eccentric British writer, in the early 20th century. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Misguided embarrassment See more (32 total) »

Cast

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Romola Garai ... Angel Deverell

Sam Neill ... Théo

Lucy Russell ... Nora Howe-Nevinson

Michael Fassbender ... Esmé

Charlotte Rampling ... Hermione
Jacqueline Tong ... Mother Deverell
Janine Duvitski ... Aunt Lottie
Christopher Benjamin ... Lord Norley
Tom Georgeson ... Marvell

Simon Woods ... Clive Fennelly

Jemma Powell ... Angelica
Alison Pargeter ... Edwina
Seymour Matthews ... Norley Doctor

Una Stubbs ... Miss Dawson
Jo Perrin ... Publisher's secretary

Ruth England ... Neighbour

Rosanna Lavelle ... Lady Irania
Geoffrey Streatfield ... Sebastian

Roger Morlidge ... Journalist

Teresa Churcher ... Governess
John Rowe ... Paradise Doctor

Edward MacLiam ... Angelica's Husband
Oscar Redif ... Esme's Son
Alice Hubball ... Esme's Friend
Simon Shrimpton Smith ... Bearded man at awards (as Simon Smith Shrimpton)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Greg Bennett ... Labourer (uncredited)
Roland Javornik ... Party Guest (uncredited)

CinSyla Key ... Young aristocrat (uncredited)

Directed by
François Ozon 
 
Writing credits
Elizabeth Taylor (novel)

François Ozon (written by)

François Ozon (dialogue) &
Martin Crimp (dialogue)

Produced by
Olivier Delbosc .... producer
Christopher Granier-Deferre .... co-producer
Genevieve Lemal .... co-producer
Alexandre Lippens .... co-producer
Marc Missonnier .... producer
Tanya Seghatchian .... executive producer
Bernadette Thomas .... associate producer: Poisson Rouge Pictures
 
Original Music by
Philippe Rombi 
 
Cinematography by
Denis Lenoir 
 
Film Editing by
Muriel Breton 
 
Casting by
Karen Lindsay-Stewart 
 
Production Design by
Katia Wyszkop 
 
Art Direction by
Alexandra Lassen 
 
Set Decoration by
Gérard Marcireau 
 
Costume Design by
Pascaline Chavanne 
 
Makeup Department
Virginie Berland .... assistant makeup artist
Rebecca Flores .... makeup artist
Marese Langan .... hair designer
Marese Langan .... makeup designer
Gill Robillard .... key makeup artist
Michelle Van Brussel .... assistant makeup artist
Jill Wertz .... makeup artist: second unit
 
Production Management
Susana Antunes .... post-production supervisor
Aurore Benoit .... assistant unit manager (as Aurore Benoît)
Nadine Borreman .... production manager
Didier Jacquemotte .... unit manager
Jeremy Johns .... unit production manager: UK development
Tori Parry .... production manager
Pierre Wallon .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Phil Booth .... second assistant director: UK prep
Dominique Delany .... first assistant director
Benoît Giorgini .... third assistant director
Matthew Grant .... trainee assistant director: UK
Olivia Lloyd .... second assistant director
Caroline Tambour .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Benoît Bechet .... assistant art director
Tatiana Bouchain .... art department coordinator
Renaud Charlier .... scenic technician
Manuel Demoulling .... chargehand stand-by props
Manuel Demoulling .... property master
Thierry Doerflinger .... plasterer
Peter Hallam .... property master
Alexandra Lassen .... assistant art director
Pascal Leguellec .... assistant art director
Etienne Mercier .... props
Alberto Sebastiani .... scenic painter
Smygol .... head carpenter
Oli van der Vijver .... stand-by prop
Roger Tarry .... carpenter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Philippe Amouroux .... foley recording mixer
Christian Bass .... adr editor
Nicolas Becker .... foley artist
Nicolas Bouvet .... assistant sound editor
Rym Debbarh-Mounir .... assistant sound editor
Olivier Ferrari .... assistant sound editor
Christopher Fosh .... adr artist
Benoît Hillebrant .... sound editor
Dean Humphreys .... sound re-recording mixer
Pascal Jasmes .... boom operator
Forbes KB .... adr artist
Pierre Mertens .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Martin 'Marty' McLaughlin .... snow effects floor supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Vadim Androussoff .... digital compositor
Hugo Arcier .... visual effects
Axel Bonami .... digital compositor
Guillaume Carniato .... digital compositor
Alain Carsoux .... visual effects director
Solena Collignon .... digital compositor
Jean-Nicolas Costa .... digital restoration
Claire Cuinier .... digital compositor
Bertrand de Saint Seine .... visual effects assistant editor
Séverine De Wever .... visual effects coordinator
François Dupuy .... digital intermediate technical director
Marion Frelat .... visual effects coordinator
Thibaut Granier .... digital compositor
Emmanuel Le Courbe .... digital compositor
Guillaume Le Gouez .... digital compositor
Elodie Ly Tri .... retouch and restoration
Benoit Philippon .... visual effects
Joel Pinto .... digital compositor
Charlotte Quemy .... retouch and restoration
Sebastien Rame .... digital compositor
Olivier Ryard .... digital compositor
Mikael Tanguy .... digital compositor
Christian Tomikowski .... digital compositor
Georges Tornero .... visual effects coordinator
Daniel Trujillo .... visual effects supervisor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Olivier Cazzitti .... electrician
Philippe Cointepas .... clapper loader: UK
Tanguy Delhez .... additional electrician
Olivier Dirksen .... additional electrician
Dimitri Doulkeridis .... key rigging
Warwick Drucker .... additional grip
Peter Franken .... additional electrician
Valentina Iorio .... grip
Témoudjine Janssens .... grip
Adam Lincoln .... clapper loader: dailies
Jean-Claude Moireau .... still photographer
Jean-François Roqueplo .... key grip
Jan Rubens .... Steadicam operator
Roel Tanghe .... additional electrician
Stéphane Thiry .... grip
Sébastien Tran .... second assistant camera
Dirk Van Rampelbergh .... pre-lighting gaffer
 
Casting Department
Michaël de Nijs .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Catherine Boisgontier .... assistant costume designer
Lee Croucher .... costume stand-by
Charlotte Finlay .... assistant costume designer
Natasha Francotte .... wardrobe
Andrew Hunt .... costume assistant
Lise Lejeune .... wardrobe
Lorenzo Mancianti .... key props costume
 
Editorial Department
Agnès Gaudet .... assistant editor
Aurélie Laumont .... color timer
Natacha Louis .... digital color grader
Fabien Pascal .... colorist
 
Music Department
Jean-Pierre Arquié .... music supervisor (as Jean-Pierre Arquie)
Jeff Atmajian .... orchestrator
Benjamin Caillaud .... music editor
Isobel Griffiths .... orchestra contractor
Stéphane Reichart .... music mixer
Simon Rhodes .... music scoring mixer
Philippe Rombi .... conductor
Philippe Rombi .... orchestrator
 
Transportation Department
Alain Cools .... star driver
Nicolas De Zuttere .... driver: cast
Muriel Kuypers .... star driver
Noureddine Zerrad .... head production driver
 
Other crew
Emmanuelle Balestrieri .... financial controller
Carrie-Ann Banner .... assistant production coordinator
Martine Branckaert .... assistant location manager
Nancy Brasseur .... production accountant
Jo Cameron Brown .... voice coach
Bruno Cassoni .... additional assistant director
James Chesterton .... key floor runner
Laurence De Windt .... production assistant
Francesca Dowd .... production coordinator: UK
Sam Ennis .... catering chef
Sophie Fortat .... production accountant
Lucy Foulds .... unit manager: london
Nicholas Frank .... legal affairs assistant
Anne Gerles .... production assistant
Anne Gerles .... production coordinator
Agathe Grau .... script supervisor
Amélia Guyader .... marketing manager
Sian Habell-Aili .... assistant production coordinator: London
Michael Harm .... location manager
Naomi Harvey .... daily runner
Natasha Hook .... unit nurse
Jérôme Jouneaux .... unit publicist
Claude Ludovicy .... facilities manager
Erwan Morelle .... set production assistant: Belgium
Adrien Moscovici .... production assistant
Daisy Sadler .... production assistant
Iris Schoolmeesters .... location manager trainee
Pascal Vallart .... production accountant
Peter Van den Borre .... location manager
 

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113 min | Germany:119 min
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Olivier Martinez was considered for the role of Esme.See more »

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39 out of 58 people found the following review useful.
Misguided embarrassment, 13 January 2008
Author: Malcolm Webster from United Kingdom

I'm a great admirer of Francois Ozon's French movies (Swimming Pool, Under the Sand, 8 Women) but this, his first foray into English language drama, is a stinker. Adapted from a book by Elizabeth Taylor about an Edwardian novelist whose life fails to live up to her romantic fantasies it is as ridiculous, clichéd and overwritten as any of the heroine's creations; hard to know if this is the fault of the source material or Ozon's adaptation (though he has been assisted by acclaimed playwright and translator Martin Crimp). You watch it in disbelief, unsure if you're meant to laugh or not, faintly hoping that this is a deliberate attempt at post-modern ironic detachment (but wondering what would be the point) and gradually realising that Ozon thinks he is Douglas Sirk and has completely embarrassed himself.

The actors look all at sea, particularly Romola Garai who can't give any charm to the unlikeable heroine, and Ozon adopts a stiff and old-fashioned style of film-making - complete with syrupy music and terrible back projections - which make the film look as it it was made in 1936 rather than 2006; I'd like to think this was a deliberate if unfortunate miscalculation but the consequence is that the finished product looks stilted and amateurish. Only Charlotte Rampling - Ozon's muse - almost saves the day, but her air of sardonic detachment probably says more about her feelings towards the film than about her character.

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