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Riad Sattouf (writer)
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10 June 2009 (France) See more »
A coming-of-age tale about an adolescent boy and his efforts to fit in amongst a varied cast of characters. | Add synopsis »
3 wins & 5 nominations See more »
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  (in credits order)

Vincent Lacoste ... Hervé
Anthony Sonigo ... Camel
Alice Tremolière ... Aurore
Julie Scheibling ... Laura
Robin Nizan-Duverger ... Benjamin
Baptiste Huet ... Loïc
Simon Barbery ... Mohamed
Meryl Andreys ... Camille

Noémie Lvovsky ... La mère d'Hervé

Valeria Golino ... La fille de la vidéo

Irène Jacob ... La mère d'Aurore

Emmanuelle Devos ... La directrice

Marjane Satrapi ... La vendeuse du magasin de musique
Christophe Vandevelde ... Le père d'Hervé
Yanig Samot ... Le beau-père d'Hervé (as Yannig Samot)
François Guerrar ... Le père de Camel (as Hassan Guerrar)
Frédéric Neidhardt ... Le prof de SVT

Nicolas Maury ... Le prof de français

Nicolas Wanczycki ... Le prof de maths
Mirabelle Kirkland ... La prof d'anglais
Solenn Jarniou ... La prof de sport
Emmanuel Malepart ... Le prof de musique
Jean-Pierre Haigneré ... Le prof de technologie
Irwan Bordji ... Anas
Loreleï Chenet ... Mégane
Sihem Namani ... Sadia
Salomé Durchon ... Nolwenn
Noémie Billy ... Océane
Emma Grégory ... Emma
Thania Perez ... Jenifer
Lise Bordenave ... Sabrina
Louis Bankowsky ... Goulven
Nicolas Bouissy ... Koulmen
Pablo Eskenazi ... Pablo
Victorien Rolland ... Wulfran
Yanis Aït-Ali ... Mahmoud
Maya De Rio Campo ... Leslie
Florence Dottel ... Françoise
Roch Amédet Banzouzi ... M. Jeanquatte
Mireille Franchino ... La femme du magasin de musique
Léopold Simalty ... Le prof de SVT 2
Riad Sattouf ... L'acteur vidéo
Bernard Chanteux ... Le petit vieux bus
Louison Pochat ... La voisine sexy
Nina Cruveiller ... Cousine Aurore 1
Charlotte Lebreton ... Cousine Aurore 2
Diane Girard ... Cousine Aurore 3
Cécile Galopin ... Rouleuse de pelles
Marion Marchand ... Constance
Jeannick Gravelines ... Serveur 1
Marc Syrigas ... Serveur café Stade Rennais

Directed by
Riad Sattouf 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Riad Sattouf  writer
Marc Syrigas  writer

Produced by
Serge Hayat .... co-producer
Anne-Dominique Toussaint .... producer
Original Music by
Riad Sattouf 
Cinematography by
Dominique Colin 
Film Editing by
Virginie Bruant 
Casting by
Stéphane Batut 
Production Design by
Marie Cheminal 
Costume Design by
Mimi Lempicka 
Makeup Department
Olivier Afonso .... special makeup effects artist
Charlotte Arguillère .... key hair stylist
Avril Carpentier .... makeup artist
Nicolas Herlin .... special makeup effects artist
Laetitia Hillion .... special makeup effects artist
Marilyne Scarselli .... hair stylist
Production Management
Jean-Jacques Albert .... production manager
Matthieu Bled .... post-production manager
David Le Gall .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Elsa Amiel .... first assistant director
Franklin Ohanessian .... second assistant director
Art Department
François Criqui .... ripper
Maxime Girault .... second assistant production designer
Cécile Hurlé .... set dresser
Chloe Leguay .... graphics (as Chloé Leguay)
Cyril Péré .... property master
Valérie Rozanes .... first assistant production designer
Sound Department
Laurent Benaïm .... sound mixer
Francis Bernard .... second assistant
Guadalupe Cassius .... dialogue editor
Emmanuel Croset .... sound re-recording mixer
Hervé Guyader .... chief sound editor
Stéphane Le Dall .... boom operator
Alain Lévy .... post-synchronisation
Vincent Milner .... foley artist
Hubert Teissedre .... foley recording engineer
Hubert Teissedre .... post sync recording engineer
Camera and Electrical Department
Olivier Berquet .... gaffer
Franck-Norman Bihi .... electrician
Bertrand Etienne .... assistant camera
Galatae Politis .... first assistant camera
Marie Queney .... second assistant camera
Jean-Mary Vodoz .... best boy grip
Philippe Wegiel .... electrician
Casting Department
Christophe Daci .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Stéphanie Boissard .... wardrobe
Mélanie Gautier .... costume supervisor
Laetitia Harvey .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Elisa Aboulker .... assistant editor
Chrystèle Barbarat .... digital intermediate producer
Céline Cloarec .... assistant editor
Florian Du Pasquier .... digital intermediate coordinator
Jean-Baptiste Le Guen .... digital film supervisor
Alexandra Pocquet .... colorist
Sarah Ternat .... assistant editor
Location Management
Pierre Tafani .... location manager
Music Department
Thomas Jamois .... soundtrack coordinator
Other crew
Francis Ouellette .... distribution: Canada
Christine Raffa-Catonné .... script supervisor

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Also Known As:
"Les beaux gosses" - France (original title)
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6 out of 42 people found the following review useful.
Silly and Mean-Spirited, 31 July 2010
Author: rbsteury from United States

I just saw this at the Traverse City Film Festival. If your idea of "funny" is watching adolescent, pimply French boys jerking off into their socks, please feel free to attend.

The protagonist is immature, unlikable, and just plain MEAN. He dismisses a girl who has the temerity to ask him if he wants to go out by calling her a "cow" and walking away laughing at her, leaving her in tears. The callousness of that scene is never redeemed. That is just an example of the loutishness in this film that passes for humor.

I gave it a 4 only because of the impressiveness of the female lead. Other than her screen time, don't waste your time.

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