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Director:
Writers:
Luc Béraud (screenplay)
Anne Le Ny (screenplay)
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Release Date:
31 March 2010 (Belgium) See more »
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Plot:
Lucien Paumelle has been a human rights activist for decades and his relatives are not astonished when... See more » | Add synopsis »
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'Titans' takes lead overseas
 (From The Hollywood Reporter. 4 April 2010, 9:03 AM, PDT)

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The comedic genius of Chaplin rediscovered See more (5 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Fabrice Luchini ... Arnaud Paumelle

Karin Viard ... Babette Paumelle

Michel Aumont ... Lucien Paumelle
Valérie Benguigui ... Karine Paumelle
Veronica Novak ... Tatiana

Raphaël Personnaz ... Carter

Olivier Rabourdin ... Rémy, le mari de Babette
Flore Babled ... Julie
Max Renaudin Pratt ... Simon (as Max Renaudin)
Emma Siniavski ... Sorina
Marie Agnès Brigot ... Mme Delbard (as Marie-Agnès Brigot)
Luc-Antoine Diquéro ... Le bénévole
Cidalia Valente ... Mme Da Silva
Aude Léger ... Réceptionniste
Benjamin Atlan ... Théo
Louise Duby ... La mère de Théo
Anne Le Ny ... Femme dans l'auto
Pierre Poirot ... Homme dans l'auto
Thierry Angelvi ... Le médecin (as Thierry Angelvy)
Monique Couturier ... Tante Hélène

Directed by
Anne Le Ny 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Luc Béraud  screenplay
Anne Le Ny  screenplay and dialogue

Produced by
Bruno Levy .... producer
 
Original Music by
Béatrice Thiriet 
 
Cinematography by
Patrick Blossier 
 
Film Editing by
Francine Sandberg 
 
Casting by
Nathalie Cheron 
 
Art Direction by
Yves Brover-Rabinovici 
Patrick Schmitt 
 
Set Decoration by
Thierry Rouxel 
 
Costume Design by
Charlotte David 
 
Makeup Department
Cédric Kerguillec .... hair stylist
Jacky Reynal .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Nathalie Dages .... unit production manager
Judith Lionnet .... post-production supervisor
Mélanie Pienne .... unit manager trainee
Jacques Royer .... production manager
Arthur Tabuteau .... assistant production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Catherine Cambier .... second assistant director
Anne Felotti-Sommaruga .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Arthur Deleu .... property master
Thomas Morange .... painter
Patrick Schmitt .... first assistant art director
Marine Vaudour .... graphics
 
Sound Department
Eric Devulder .... sound recordist
Ivan Dumas .... boom operator
Cédric Lionnet .... sound mixer
Marion Lorthioir .... post-synchronisation
Michel Monier .... dolby consultant (as Michel Monnier)
Johann Nallet .... sound re-recording mixer assistant
Thomas Niku-Lari .... trainee assistant sound
Clément Trahard .... sound trainee
Anne-Cécile Vergnaud .... dialogue editor
Béatrice Wick .... sound editor
 
Visual Effects by
Eric Brocherie .... titles
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Anne Angèle Bertoli .... video assistant
Eric Blanckaert .... first assistant camera
Anouchka de Williencourt .... still photographer
Maéva Drecq .... second assistant camera
Pierre-Hugues Galien .... assistant camera
Thibault Grabherr .... still photographer
Christian Metz .... grip
 
Casting Department
Agathe Hassenforder .... casting: children
Christophe Istier .... casting assistant
Jeanne Millet .... extras casting
 
Editorial Department
Sophia Del-Vecchio .... digital conformation
Virginie Seguin .... assistant editor
Raymond Terrentin .... color timer
 
Music Department
Philippe Laffont .... music mixer
Ludovick Tartavel .... music mix assistant
 
Other crew
Tony Arnoux .... press attache
Rachel Bouillon .... press attache
Inès de la Bévière .... location scout
Anne Gerles .... production secretary
Lionel Guerrini .... location scout
Aurore Jactat .... legal advisor
Sylvie Koechlin .... script supervisor
Eric Lecuyer .... location scout
André-Paul Ricci .... press attache
Géraldine Toitot .... production administrator
Alain Villain .... travelling car
Henry Villain .... travelling car
 
Thanks
Stefan Drössler .... thanks
 

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Also Known As:
"My Father's Guest" - USA (festival title)
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Runtime:
France:100 min
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Australia:MA | France:U | Switzerland:10 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:10 (canton of Vaud)
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French certificate # 121101 delivered on 24-11-2009.See more »
Soundtrack:
Impromptu Opus 90 N°3 D899 in G-flat majorSee more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
The comedic genius of Chaplin rediscovered, 17 February 2012
Author: Peter Lusby (pjl@lusby.org) from San Diego, California, USA

The more I see of Fabrice Luchini, the more he impresses me. I don't think I have ever encountered a comic actor with a better sense of timing and pathos. Chaplin was legendary for playing human tragedy absolutely straight, and making us laugh despite ourselves, no matter how much we might really want to cry. Luchini has the same incredible skill. A twist of the mouth, an arch of the eyebrow, a lowering of the gaze, and disaster is transformed into hilarity.

In his period pieces like Molière or Beaumarchais he was superb, but you have to know your French classics to really appreciate his achievement. In this contemporary gem we see him at his very best. The would be PC tolerant son of an aging radical, he has to balance his political correctness against his bourgeois ideas of family and social order, all the while dealing with his rôle as a husband, a father and a successful lawyer.

The dialogue is understated - there are no belly laughs in this comedy, but as the plot unrolls, we get a real feel of the tensions inherent in present day urban living - family demands, career demands, social requirements, socio-political issues, you name it. A sense of humour is given us to cope with the "slings and arrows of outrageous fortune." Fabrice Luchini handles it all with impeccable restraint.

Restraint goes out the window, though, for Karin Viard in the rôle of his sister. Her over-the-top reaction to the family situation results in a torrid relationship with her partner in her medical practice that provides the near slapstick relief that the plot demands.

Supporting cameos by a couple of up and coming young child actors - Max Renaudin and Emma Siniavski serve to provide the gilding of the lily.

Watch it and rejoice.

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