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La journée de la jupe -- Skirt Day is a fascinating psychological study, a socio-critical investigation - and Isabelle Adhani's first film in five years


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21 May 2009 (Lebanon) See more »
Skirt Day is a fascinating psychological study, a socio-critical investigation - and Isabelle Adhani's first film in five years Full summary » | Add synopsis »
7 wins & 2 nominations See more »
(2 articles)
David Thomson on Isabelle Adjani
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 19 May 2011, 4:06 PM, PDT)

Cesar 2010
 (From Alt Film Guide. 27 February 2010, 6:22 PM, PST)

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Interesting subject, but too much clichés and issues See more (10 total) »


  (in credits order)

Isabelle Adjani ... Sonia Bergerac

Denis Podalydès ... Labouret
Yann Collette ... Bechet
Nathalie Besançon ... La ministre
Marc Citti ... Frédéric Bergerac
Yann Ebonge ... Mouss
Karim Zakraoui ... Farid

Kévin Azaïs ... Sébastien
Khalid Berkouz ... Mehmet
Sarah Douali ... Farida
Hassan Mezhoud ... Akim
Sonia Amori ... Nawel
Mélèze Bouzid ... Khadija
Salim Boughidene ... Jérôme
Fily Doumbia ... Adiy
Olivier Brocheriou ... Julien
Jackie Berroyer ... Le principal
Anne Girouard ... Cécile
Stéphan Guérin-Tillié ... François
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Benhaïssa Ahouari ... Le père de Sonia
Koceila Aït-Ghezali ... Le copain de Mehmet
Dimoinique Caché ... Homme du RAID
Xiaoxing Cheng ... Father asian
Sarah-Laure Estragnat ... La journaliste
Hadjra Fares ... La mère de Farid
Gilles Flamand ... Le perchman
Laurent Hennequin ... Homme du RAID
Mariam Kaba ... La mère de Mouss
Malika Kadri ... La mère de Sonia
Cyrille Kervestin ... Le caméraman

Jean-Raoul Lacote ... Policeman
Feliciano Lopez ... Homme du RAID
Jean Charles Manuel ... Homme du RAID
Bendit Rat ... Homme du RAID

Régis Romele ... Lieutenant du raid
Véronique Ruggia ... La mère de Sébastien
Emmanuel Vieilly ... Le policier 1
Omar Yami ... Le frère de Sonia
Zirek ... Le père de Mehmet (as Ahmet Zirek)

Directed by
Jean-Paul Lilienfeld 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jean-Paul Lilienfeld  dialogue
Jean-Paul Lilienfeld  writer

Produced by
Ariel Askénazi .... producer
Bénédicte Lesage .... producer
Original Music by
Cinematography by
Pascal Rabaud 
Film Editing by
Aurique Delannoy 
Casting by
Cendrine Lapuyade 
Production Design by
Olivier Jacquet 
Costume Design by
Agnès Beziers 
Production Management
Pierre Dufour .... production manager
Sandra Mondange .... post-production manager
Pascal Pons .... unit manager
Martine Vergnes .... assistant production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mohamed Belhamar .... assistant director
François Bigrat .... second assistant director
Leslie Tabuteau .... first assistant director
Vincent Templement .... third assistant director
Sound Department
Jonathan Acbard .... boom operator
Emmanuel Croset .... sound re-recording mixer
Antonin Dalmasso .... sound editor (as Antoine Dalmasso)
Hélène Ducret .... sound editor
Philippe Richard .... sound
Hubert Teissedre .... foley recording engineer
Hubert Teissedre .... post sync recording engineer
Visual Effects by
Victor Barrere .... visual effects artist
Stephanie Boutinaud .... visual effects
Sophie Lascombes .... stunt double
Daniel Vérité .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Grégory Bar .... electrician
Maxime Cointe .... camera operator
Arnaud Delannoy .... first assistant camera
Cyril Girard .... electrician
Adrien Manant .... assistant camera
Guillaume Quoilin .... camera operator
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sandrine Langen .... wardrobe
Julien Reignoux .... costumer
Other crew
Anne-Marie Billon .... production administrator
François Guerrar .... press relations
Carole Kornmann .... script supervisor
Elodie Tournierou .... production assistant

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Skirt Day" - Europe (English title) (festival title)
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Germany:87 min (Berlin International Film Festival)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Portugal:M/16 (Qualidade)


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23 out of 52 people found the following review useful.
Interesting subject, but too much clichés and issues, 30 March 2009
Author: nyc host from France

A high school teacher loses it and ends up holding hostages half her class, turning the situation into a reflexive introspection on the various crisis of modern youths.

Isabelle Adjani, very pretty in her white skirt and blazer, and rolled-up sleeve holding "caids" at gunpoint, is unpredictable and convincing - the rest of the cast, amateur or not, is very weak.

The subject (education and equality) is strong, very relevant and more to-the-point than the very flat and bland take of the last Palmes d'Or "Entre les Murs".

La Journée de la Jupe takes it to another level, more brutal, more real and less entertaining. Less humor and more critical analysis.

The two weakness of the movie are the very feeble and bad acting on almost all the characters. And the overuse of Issues. During the hour and half, the movie feels obliged to tackle every single issues possible: from gang rape to condoms, from Islam to immigration, from respect to racism ... Too much. I was almost waiting to hear about Finance or the Ozone layer ....

Interesting subject but awkward construction.

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