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Director:
Writers:
Agnès de Sacy (scenario) (adaptation) (dialogue) &
Pascal Bonitzer (scenario) (adaptation) (dialogue)
Contact:
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Release Date:
5 September 2012 (Belgium) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A wife pressures her husband to solicit work papers from his civil servant father. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A sweet romantic comedy See more (6 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Jean-Pierre Bacri ... Damien Hauer

Kristin Scott Thomas ... Iva Delusi

Isabelle Carré ... Aurore
Marin Orcand Tourrès ... Noé Hauer

Claude Rich ... Sébastien Hauer
Arthur Igual ... Antoine
Jackie Berroyer ... Lobatch
Jérôme Beaujour ... Campuche
Philippe Duclos ... Henri Hortense

Benoît Jacquot ... Kevadian
Masahiro Kashiwagi ... Satoshi - le serveur japonais
Iliana Lolitch ... Véra - la femme de Marco (as Iliana Lolic)
Francis Leplay ... Marco - le frère d'Iva
Joséphine Derenne ... Blandine Hauer
Agathe Bonitzer ... Laetitia
Francis Veron ... Le deuxième policier

Georges Martin-Censier ... Le PDG
Stanislas Stanic ... Marek
Jean-Laurent Bourel ... Le chef de rang du restaurant La Sirène
Angeli Hucher de Barros ... Le chauffeur de taxi débutant
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Directed by
Pascal Bonitzer 
 
Writing credits
Agnès de Sacy (scenario) (adaptation) (dialogue) &
Pascal Bonitzer (scenario) (adaptation) (dialogue)

Produced by
Saïd Ben Saïd .... producer
Sarah Borch-Jacobsen .... assistant producer
Kevin Chneiweiss .... assistant producer
 
Original Music by
Aleksey Aygi 
 
Cinematography by
Romain Winding 
 
Film Editing by
Elise Fievet 
 
Casting by
Antoinette Boulat 
 
Production Design by
Emmanuel de Chauvigny  (as Manu de Chauvigny)
 
Makeup Department
Anne Moralis .... wig maker
 
Production Management
Nicolas Estampe .... unit manager trainee
Abraham Goldblat .... post-production supervisor
Olivier Hélie .... production manager
Damien Martinière .... assistant unit manager
Damien Martinière .... production manager
Clémence Névot .... assistant production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marie Aubert .... second assistant director
Laure Chichmanov .... third assistant director
Juliette Maillard .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Noelie Charles .... assistant art director
Pascal Courtinel .... painter
Marie Delfau .... assistant art director
Jacq Fred .... props
Thomas Pitre .... first assistant art director
Bernon Sebastien .... carpenter
 
Sound Department
Damien Boitel .... assistant sound editor
Julien Chabbert .... sound mix technician
Olivier Dô Hùu .... sound re-recording mixer
Johann Gretke .... second sound assistant
Gérard Hardy .... sound editor
Josselin Panchout .... boom operator
Philippe Richard .... production sound mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Olivier Debert .... digital effects artist
Marc Latil .... digital artist
Frederic Moreau .... visual effects designer
Sarah Moreau .... visual effects producer
 
Stunts
Rémi Canaple .... stunt coordinator
Antonio Cides .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Malik Brahimi .... first assistant camera
Antoine Debove .... electrician
Thierry Debove .... gaffer
Guy Ferrandis .... still photographer
Maxime Massard .... electrician
Jan Rubens .... steadicam operator
Lilla Smoluch .... assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Patricia Guyotte .... casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marielle Robaut .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Ana Antunes .... post-production assistant
Jean-Baptiste Combette .... digital dailies manager
Charles Fréville .... colorist
Fabien Napoli .... colorist: dailies
 
Music Department
Elise Luguern .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Julie Belthoise .... location manager
Christelle Bladinières .... assistant location manager
Alexis Delage-Toriel .... press attache
Marie Guillon .... administratrice de production
Annelise Landureau .... press attache: France
Damien Martinière .... location assistant
Michèle Massé .... location scout
Maud Mischi .... legal counsel
Clémence Névot .... production secretary
Clémentine Schaeffer .... script supervisor
Marilou Signolet .... location assistant
 
Thanks
Philippe Le Guay .... thanks
André Téchiné .... thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Cherchez Hortense" - France (original title)
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Runtime:
100 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Certification:
France:U | Netherlands:AL | Switzerland:10 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:10 (canton of Vaud)

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Swiss censorship certificate # 1009.140See more »

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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
A sweet romantic comedy, 5 February 2013
Author: Gordon-11 from Earth

This film is about a man in an unhappy marriage, who agrees to help his brother in law's friend. The help turns his life in unexpected directions.

"Cherchez Hortense" depicts an unhappy family convincingly. The lack of communication between the couple and the tension between the mother and the son is displayed in a way that is not over the top. The husband's chance encounter with Aurore flows naturally, and the progression of their friendship is a pleasure to watch. The Judge acts appears pleasant on the surface but he is doing everything he could to be difficult towards others. The plethora of human interaction portrayed in this film is like a miniature world of everyday life. Life can be bitter for some, sweet for others. "Cherchez Hortense" is a sweet romantic comedy.

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