My Worst Nightmare (2011)
"Mon pire cauchemar" (original title)

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Agathe lives with her husband and son in a posh apartment in front of the Parc du Luxembourg. Patrick lives with his son in the back of a van. She is the head of an important contemporary ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Corentin Devroey ...
Donatien Suner ...
Thierry (as Aurélien Recoing de la Comédie-Française)
Éric Berger ...
Philippe Magnan ...
Le principal du collège Henri IV
Bruno Podalydès ...
L'inspecteur de la DDASS
La psychologue
Jean-Luc Couchard ...
Milou Demeuleu
Emilie Gavois-Kahn ...
Sylvie dite Karen (as Émilie Gavois Kahn)
Serge Onteniente ...
Le scénographe


Agathe lives with her husband and son in a posh apartment in front of the Parc du Luxembourg. Patrick lives with his son in the back of a van. She is the head of an important contemporary art foundation. He lives thanks to social security and odd jobs. She has graduated after studying for 7 years. He has spent almost 7 years behind bars. She has a good relationship with the Minister of Culture and Arts. He has a good relationship with alcoholic beverages of all kinds. She loves intellectual discussions. He loves occasional sex with big-breasted women. They should have never met, but their sons are inseparable. They will see why in the end. Written by Anonymous

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9 November 2011 (France)  »

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My Worst Nightmare  »

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$1,540 (USA) (19 October 2012)


$21,456 (USA) (22 February 2013)

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Patrick: I'm nothing but a pathetic tosser. I'm toxic.
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Features Jaws (1975) See more »


Written by Bernie Bonvoisin and Norbert Krief
From Trust's album "Répression" (1980)
Sung and danced by Benoît Poelvoorde
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a good one
14 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I liked this movie even though it is not a masterpiece. The acting is great, the story may be not exactly original but believable, even though I was a bit skeptical about it when I read this movie information. Also, you can't go wrong with Isabelle Huppert-she is agelessly beautiful. I liked the absence of female hysteria when it comes to male-female relationships, that dominates most Hollywood movies and TV shows these days. I love French movies and gave up on trying to find one worthy Hollywood movie- they are all the same-terrible performances , soap opera content. I don't find it amusing when males, as species, being degraded to disposable sperm donors. The other French film that i really liked-The big picture (2010)- Oscar worth performance by Romain Duris.

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