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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 | Add synopsis »
7 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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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)

Nominees for the 2010 Globes de cristal
 (From The Cultural Post. 29 December 2009, 5:16 PM, PST)

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Isabelle Adjani, does it again, an incredible actress! See more (10 total) »


  (in credits order)

Isabelle Adjani ... Sonia Bergerac
Denis Podalydès ... Labouret
Yann Collette ... Bechet

Karim Zakraoui ... Farid
Nathalie Besançon ... La ministre
Marc Citti ... Frédéric Bergerac
Yann Ebonge ... Mouss
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
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
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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Isabelle Adjani, does it again, an incredible actress!, 25 May 2010
Author: herve naudet from United Kingdom

i am french from pied noir origin. i am definitely touch by this movie. While some peoples might think, the film deals with too many different issues at once.first .Isabelle Adjanie, as usual, play with her tripe's, she play for her life, in this role of a french teacher, who lost the plot. we might think, as some reviews have express, there are concentrating on too many issues, but being from a french mother and Algerian father pied noir, i growth up in the city , as we call it in France, i growth up in the city, and when to a very similar school then the movie, the reason, this really strike a chord. the fact is, yes i did get racketed it, beating up, yes, peoples might choose to ignore or brush the issues the movies address, but i, who has been in the same city school, can assure the public, this movie strike a cord, simply due to the fact i have live every issues, ( except for the rape) address in the movie. this is a very honest and blunt account of what is going on in the poorest city state school! and yes i was in this type of school back in early 80's and the same problem were already present, one would have think, things would have improve, but sadly, today, my brother and my cousin being teacher, i can assure you, they will confirm, the situation did not get better but WORSE! Isabelle Adjanie doesn't act often, it was 6 years since she had made a movie, but Christ, when she take a role, she does not act, she live her part, like there is no tomorrow! With Camille Claudel, this movie top up the very long and incredible journey of an actress, who is probably the best actress we have in France.

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