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Ricky -- When Katie, an ordinary woman, meets Paco, an ordinary man, something magical and miraculous happens: they fall in love. Out of their love comes an extraordinary baby: Ricky.


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When Katie, an ordinary woman, meets Paco, an ordinary man, something magical happens: a love story. From this union an extraordinary child is born: Ricky. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Alexandra Lamy ... Katie

Sergi López ... Paco

Mélusine Mayance ... Lisa
Arthur Peyret ... Ricky

André Wilms ... Le médecin hôpital
Jean-Claude Bolle-Reddat ... Le journaliste
Maryline Even ... Odile
Véronique Joly ... L'assistante sociale
Martine Vandeville ... L'infirmière hôpital
Myriam Azencot ... La surveillante usine
Diego Tosi ... Le serveur restaurant
François Lequesne ... Le responsable usine
Julien Haurant ... Le bibliothécaire
Eric Forterre ... Le boucher
Hakim Romatif ... Le vendeur
John Arnold ... Le directeur supermarché
Catherine Jabot ... Une voisine
Marc Susini ... Un voisin
Pierre Fabiani ... Le voisin interview
Aïcha Kebe ... Une autre voisine
Eloïse Labro ... La journaliste
Yohann Sfez ... Un journaliste
Guillaume Renoult ... Le pompier
Michèle Bertrand Fabiani ... La passante marché
Patricia Kell ... La journaliste hôpital
Delphine Grandsart ... L'infirmière hôpital maternité
Cynthia Schibli ... Journaliste reportage TV
Elliot Bousson ... Doublure Ricky
Jules Debailleux ... Doublure Ricky
Mathew Arnaudin ... Doublure Ricky

Directed by
François Ozon 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
François Ozon  written by

Produced by
Chris Bolzli .... producer
Helen Olive .... assistant producer
Claudie Ossard .... producer
Vieri Razzini .... producer
Original Music by
Philippe Rombi 
Cinematography by
Jeanne Lapoirie 
Film Editing by
Muriel Breton 
Casting by
Sarah Teper 
Production Design by
Katia Wyszkop 
Costume Design by
Pascaline Chavanne 
Makeup Department
Franck-Pascal Alquinet .... hair stylist
Christophe Chabenet .... special makeup effects artist
Gill Robillard .... makeup department head
Production Management
Céline André .... assistant production manager
Christina Crassaris .... post-production supervisor
Philippe Delest .... production manager
Flavien Giorda .... intern
Anne-Claire Loridant .... unit manager trainee
Margot Luneau .... unit production manager
Jean-Baptiste Rogez .... assistant unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hubert Barbin .... first assistant director
Mathilde Cukierman .... first assistant director
Nassime Nazari .... third assistant director
Art Department
Martin Boutilié .... carpenter
Arnaud Chauvin .... props
Ludovic Erbelding .... construction coordinator
Tristan Girault .... property master
Sound Department
Edouard d'Heucqueville .... sound mix technician
Roland Duboué .... assistant sound editor
Dominique Eyraud .... boom operator
Olivier Goinard .... supervising sound editor
Jean-Pierre Laforce .... sound re-recording mixer
José A. Manovel .... spanish sap mixer (as Jose A. Manovel)
Fred Mays .... post-synchronisation
Brigitte Taillandier .... sound
Manuel Vidal .... assistant sound editor
Special Effects by
David Ferreira .... special effects technician
Denis Marco .... visual effects
Pascal Molina .... special effects supervisor
Visual Effects by
François-Xavier Aubague .... visual effects producer
Olivier Cauwet .... digital artist: BUF
Sebastien Corne .... visual effects artist
Damien Delrue .... digital effects artist
Lionel Di Scala .... digital artist
Sylvain Germain .... research & development engineer
Mickael Goussard .... digital artist
Aurélien Grand .... retouch and restoration
Michael Haussmann .... digital artist
Anne-Gaelle Jolly .... research & development engineer
Nicolas Labbe .... render farm operator: BUF
Laurent Launes .... visual effects artist
Joachim Loubeau .... render farm operator: BUF
Elodie Ly Tri .... retouch and restoration
Anh Tu Mai .... animator: BUF
Antoine Marbach .... visual effects producer: bidding producer
Thierry Nguyen .... animator
Yohann Perchoc .... digital effects artist
Laurent Pierrat .... render farm operator: BUF
Ekkarat Rodthong .... animator
Kenny Rosset .... digital artist
David Rouxel .... visual effects
Jerome Samson .... head of render farm: BUF
Julien Tagodoe .... render farm operator: BUF
Mathilde Tollec .... visual effects supervisor
Audrey Tondre .... visual effects producer
Arnaud Trouvé .... software development: BUF
Edouard Valton .... visual effects producer
Jocelyn Vincent .... render farm operator: BUF
Stephane Vogel .... visual effects
Ramy Zaouai .... render farm operator: BUF
Marc Bizet .... stunts
Colin Deleau .... stunts
Pascal Guégan .... stunts
Christian Hening .... stunts (as Christian Hening de Franceschi)
Camera and Electrical Department
Nicolas Dixmier .... gaffer
Mathieu Giombini .... assistant camera
Jean-Claude Moireau .... still photographer
Morvan Omnes .... grip
Jan Rubens .... Steadicam operator
Buddy Allen Thomas .... first assistant camera
Eric Thurot .... electrician
Lucie Zappa .... additional second assistant camera
Casting Department
Camille De Latour .... casting assistant
Anaïs Duran .... casting: children an extras
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marion Morice .... costumer
Aurélie Morille .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Christian Dutac .... color timer: LTC
Agnès Gaudet .... assistant editor
Loïc Lallemand .... assistant editor
Fabien Napoli .... colorist: dailies
Fabien Pascal .... colorist
Location Management
Guillaume Lefrançois .... assistant location manager
Music Department
Benjamin Caillaud .... music editor
Cecile Coutelier .... music assistant engineer
Thomas Jamois .... soundtrack coordinator
Stéphane Reichart .... music scoring mixer
Other crew
Stéphane Boulay .... travelling car
Camille De Latour .... child coach
Jean-Jacques Domingues .... travelling car
Elodie Godart .... coach: children
Marie-Noëlle Hauville .... accounts supervisor
Gianni Manno .... end credits designer
Clémentine Schaeffer .... continuity

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Argentina:90 min (Mar del Plata Film Festival) | Germany:90 min (Berlin International Film Festival) | USA:89 min
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2 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
There's NO's just people behaving badly!, 27 July 2014
Author: planktonrules from Bradenton, Florida

I have rarely expected so much from a film but got so little. This was my experience with "Ricky". After all, it's a story about a baby who sprouts wings--and so it's a comedy, right?! Well, no...there really isn't anything funny or even magical about the movie and I thoroughly hated the movie.

The film begins with a single mom, Katie, and her obviously ignored and depressed daughter, Lisa. Lisa's needs or welfare NEVER seem to matter to Katie and often Katie just does whatever she wants. She sees a nice looking guy at work...she has sex with him in a bathroom stall. She has a daughter to pick up at school...she shows up much, much later than she said and the kid just has to wait. She decides to actually DATE the man she had sex with in the stall, she runs off to do this and you assume the kid is with a sitter or at home alone. Later, mom brings the guy home and they screw again--and it's very loud and the kid is forced to hear it all. The next day, the kid sees mom and her latest passion having breakfast and you have no idea how this will impact the child. Most animals seem to have more on the ball regarding parenting than this woman! Look, I am not anti-sex--but there is a reasonable time and place and being responsible sure ain't important to this couple. Later, they create a boy--and the guy runs off for a while. Call me old fashioned if you like, but I didn't think much of this parenting style.

So, at this point, I assumed that when Ricky, the baby, sprouts wings that the parents will FINALLY grow up and there will be some meaning to all of this or some needed personal growth. Nope. Apparently there is no message. Mom, true to form, misplaces Ricky and the film soon ends. Apparently, the baby's needs, like his sister's really don't matter. But at least mom feels inexplicably inspired.

Why do others like this film? All I know is that I couldn't relate to it or enjoy it at all. It's a waste of an interesting idea, that's for sure. And, it really annoyed me.

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