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Release Date:
3 December 2008 (France) See more »
Dans un instant, leur vie va basculer... (In a second, their life will change...)
With no legal means left to him, a high school teacher devises a daring plan to rescue his wrongfully imprisoned wife from jail. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Another Great French Thriller See more (26 total) »


  (in credits order)

Vincent Lindon ... Julien Auclert

Diane Kruger ... Lisa Auclert
Lancelot Roch ... Oscar
Olivier Marchal ... Henri Pasquet
Hammou Graïa ... Commandant Susini (as Graia Hammou)
Liliane Rovère ... Mère Julien
Olivier Perrier ... Père Julien

Moussa Maaskri ... Martial
Rémi Martin ... Capitaine Jousseaume
Thierry Godard ... Pascal
Slimane Hadjar ... David
Dorothée Tavernier ... Nathalie

Alaa Safi ... Moussa (as Alaa Oumouzoune)
Joseph Beddelem ... Hassan
Ivan Franek ... Dragan
Pascal Parmentier ... Policier arrestation
Kader Boukhanef ... Capitaine arrestation
Odile Roire ... Maitre Thomassin
Martine Vandeville ... Infirmière hôpital
Gilles Kneuse ... Médecin hôpital (as Gilles Kneusé)
Nathalie Bécue ... Gardienne pariair (as Nathalie Becue)
Frédéric Maranber ... Docteur gardes
Marie-France Santon ... Infirmière prison
Pierre Benoist ... Policier voiture Lisa
Patrick Doud ... Monsieur Bathany
Diane Stolojan ... Madame Meyral

Mika Ela Fisher ... Femme tatouage (as Mika'ela Fisher)
Flore Vannier-Moreau ... Baby-sitter
Smadi Wolfman ... Femme parc
Olivier Francart ... Auto-stoppeur #1
Marie Lombard ... Auto-stoppeur #2
Nasser Elabouti ... Policier heige
Albert Jeunehomme ... Douaier aéroport #1 (as Jeunehomme Albert)
Andreas Christou ... Douaier aéroport #2

Corentin Daumas ... L'élève Corentin
Marc Robert ... Capitaine Rouxel
Vincent Dubois ... Capitaine Caillart
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stephane Lagoutte ... French policeman (uncredited)

Directed by
Fred Cavayé 
Writing credits
Fred Cavayé (scenario) &
Guillaume Lemans (scenario)

Guillaume Lemans (original idea)

Produced by
Christine De Jekel .... executive producer
Olivier Delbosc .... producer
Eric Jehelmann .... producer
Marc Missonnier .... producer
Fernando Victoria de Lecea .... line producer
Original Music by
Klaus Badelt 
Cinematography by
Alain Duplantier 
Film Editing by
Benjamin Weill 
Casting by
Gigi Akoka 
Production Design by
Philippe Chiffre 
Set Decoration by
Ariane Audouard 
Costume Design by
Fabienne Katany 
Makeup Department
Agathe Dupuis .... key hair stylist
Fabienne Robineau .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Samuel Amar .... production manager
Susana Antunes .... post-production supervisor
Marie-Eve Graviou-Dural .... unit production manager
Roger Schins .... unit manager
William Trillaud .... assistant unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jon Espel .... second assistant director: Spain
Timothy Joannin .... third assistant director
Eric Pujol .... first assistant director
Art Department
Thomas Akoka .... painter
Khadija Ben Mustapha .... assistant art director
Khadija Ben Mustapha .... assistant set decorator
Anne Bourleyre .... assistant art director
Frédéric Cambon .... assistant art director
Nicolas Decaux .... supervising rigger
Imanol Echeverría .... property master
Félix Roue .... swing gang
Tara Roy .... property master
Sound Department
Pierre André .... dialogue editor
Pierre André .... sound mixer
Laure Arto .... assistant re-recording mixer
Mélanie Blouin .... foley editor
Nicolas Dambroise .... sound editor
Marc Doisne .... adr engineer
Marc Doisne .... foley engineer
Marc Doisne .... sound re-recording mixer
Franck Duval .... boom operator
Alain Féat .... supervising sound editor
Lucas Héberlé .... sound trainee
Keven Rigo .... sound assistant
Maxime Saleix .... sound mix technician
Special Effects by
Noel Chainbaux .... special effects technician
Olivier Marais .... special effects
Julien Poncet de la Grave .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Alain Bignet .... digital compositor
Alain Carsoux .... visual effects supervisor
Brice Colinet .... visual effects coordinator
Natalène Darfeuille .... visual effects production assistant
Séverine De Wever .... visual effects coordinator
Pierre Gosset .... digital compositor
Guillaume Le Gouez .... visual effects supervisor
Vincent Maulandi .... assistant visual effects coordinator
Fredrik Monteil .... digital compositor
Frank Petit .... digital compositor
Joel Pinto .... visual effects supervisor
Florian Senand .... digital compositor
Jeremy Séguin .... digital compositor
Serge Beuchat .... stunts
Gilles Conseil .... stunts
Cyrille Dufaut .... stunts
David Forax .... stunts
Philippe Guégan .... stunt coordinator
Pascal Lavanchy .... stunts
Christophe Marsaud .... stunt coordinator
Alice Naigeon .... stunts
Loïc Saintilan .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Jean-Marc Dupuy .... grip
Arnaud Dutarte .... best boy: electrician
Stéphane Gauthron .... electrician
Stéphane Germain .... additional grip
Stéphane Ging .... grip
Marine Goujet .... assistant camera
William Hulin .... assistant camera
Mohamed Khaznadji .... key grip
Jean-Marie Leroy .... still photographer
Virginie Pichot .... camera operator
Antoine Sanier .... first assistant camera
Gilles Vacar .... gaffer
Casting Department
Ophélie Gelber .... casting assistant
Pascale Paddy .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sandrine Douat .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Jerome Brechet .... editor: pan & scan
Fabien Napoli .... colorist: dailies
Flora Volpelière .... assistant editor
Music Department
Jean-Pierre Arquié .... music supervisor (as Jean-Pierre Arquie)
Malona P. Badelt .... music production manager (as Malona P. Voigt)
Benjamin Caillaud .... music editor
Christopher Carmichael .... music arranger
Jake Jackson .... score engineer & mixer
Lewis Jones .... pro tools recordist
Robyn Klein .... executive in charge of music
Marie Sabbah .... music supervisor
Mark Yaeger .... score technical assistant (as Mark Anthony Yaeger)
Other crew
Laurence Couturier .... script supervisor
Maud Dubois .... post production assistant
Clemence Forestier .... cost controller
Nicholas Frank .... legal affairs assistant
Ophélie Gelber .... acting coach: children
Valérie Genty .... production administrator
Guillemette Guyot .... assistant administrator
François Pujol .... location scout
Sophie Saleyron .... press attache
Sophie Saleyron .... press attache: France
Roger Schins .... location manager
Pascal Vallart .... production accountant
Jean-Pierre Vincent .... press attache

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Pour elle" - France (original title)
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96 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
DTS | Dolby SR (Digital)
Australia:MA | Canada:14A (British Columbia) | Canada:18A (Manitoba) | Canada:PG (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | France:U (certificate #118775) | Germany:16 | Ireland:15A | Japan:G | Netherlands:12 | New Zealand:R16 | Singapore:NC-16 | South Korea:15 | Sweden:15 | Switzerland:14 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:14 (canton of Vaud) | UK:15 (DVD)

Did You Know?

All the prison scenes and the studio interiors were shot in chronological order as Fred Cavayé felt it would be important for the actors and the evolution of their characters.See more »
Julien Auclert:Get your pajamas. We're going to Grandma's.See more »
Movie Connections:
Remade as The Next Three Days (2010)See more »


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17 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Another Great French Thriller, 6 April 2011
Author: Claudio Carvalho from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The family man and school teacher Julien Auclert (Vincent Lindon) has his life turned upside down when his beloved wife Lisa (Diane Kruger) is arrested, accused for murdering her boss, and sent to the prison. Along three years, Julien raises their son Oscar (Lancelot Roch) alone and appeals to the court; however, the evidences against Lisa are solid – the motive, since she had and argument with her boss; her fingerprints in the murder weapon, a fire extinguisher; blood stain in her coat; and a witness that saw her leaving the parking lot - and her lawyer exhausts all the possible resources in justice. Julien believes in the innocence of his wife and interviews Henri Pasquet (Olivier Marchal), a former escapee from prison, to learn how to plan a prison break. Then he plots a scheme to release Lisaa and travel abroad with Oscar and her. However, he needs documents for the family; an escape plan; and lots of money. When Julien is informed that Lisa will be transferred to another prison within the next three days, he needs to raise a large amount and anticipate his strategy before the transference.

"Pour Elle" is another great French thriller, with an engaging and dramatic story. Vincent Lindon has an awesome performance in the role of a man that risks his stable life to rescue his wife, who was wrongly accused of murder, from prison.

A couple of days ago (02 April 2011), my wife and I saw the American popcorn movie "The Next Three Days" and in that occasion I wrote in IMDb "a good thriller that could have been excellent with minor modifications in the screenplay". I have glanced the review of another IMDb User informing that the American movie is a remake of "Pour Elle" and I have just watched it. It is amazing the lack of creation of this former successful American industry that insists in the remake of great films.

"Pour Elle" is realistic, without the exaggeration of "The Next Three Days" and for me better and better. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Tudo por Ela" ("Everything for Her")

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