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The Hairdresser's Husband ()

Le mari de la coiffeuse (original title)
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Antoine has always been fascinated with a hairdresser's delicate touch, the beguiling perfume and the figure of a woman with an opulent bosom, moreover, he knew that he would marry one,... See more »

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  • Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 7 nominations.
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Antoine
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Mathilde
Roland Bertin ...
Antoine's father
Maurice Chevit ...
Ambroise Dupré dit Isidore Agopian
Philippe Clévenot ...
Morvoisieux
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Julien Gora
Claude Aufaure ...
Gay Costomer
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Donecker
Henry Hocking ...
Antoine - Age 12
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Morvoisieux Son-in-Law
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Adopted Child's Mother
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Madame A. Sheaffer
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Antoine's Brother
Yveline Ailhaud ...
Antoine's Mother
Julien Bukowski ...
Gloomy Man
Youssef Hamid ...
Tunisian Customer
Laurence Ragon ...
Madame Gora
Arlette Tephany ...
Antoine's Sister-in-Law
Christophe Hémon ...
Antoine's Brother Age - 12 (as Christophe Pichon)
Thomas Rochefort ...
Little Edouard

Directed by

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Patrice Leconte

Written by

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Claude Klotz ... ()
 
Patrice Leconte ... ()

Produced by

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Thierry de Ganay ... producer
Monique Guerrier ... executive producer

Music by

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Michael Nyman

Cinematography by

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Eduardo Serra

Film Editing by

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Joëlle Hache

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Yvan Lucas ... color timer
Maryline Monthieux ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Étienne Dhaene
Marie-Christine Lafosse
Natalie Luquiens

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Ivan Maussion

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Cécile Magnan

Makeup Department

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Judith Gayo ... makeup artist
Christian Gruau ... hair stylist
Isabelle Legay ... hair stylist
Jean-Christophe Roger ... additional makeup artist

Production Management

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Daniel Baschieri ... unit manager
François Pulliat ... trainee unit manager
Frédéric Sauvagnac ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Marie Beaucheaud ... second assistant director
Étienne Dhaene ... assistant director
Eric Pierson ... trainee assistant director

Art Department

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Jacques Brizzio ... first assistant decorator
Michel Charvaz ... property master
Yves Domenjoud ... carpenter
Jean-Paul Gaillot ... construction manager
Philippe Lacomblez ... first assistant decorator
Bernard LaTouche ... head construction grip
Victor Piazza ... painter

Sound Department

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Elisabeth Bernard ... assistant sound editor
Denis Carquin ... sound assistant
Jean Goudier ... sound editor
Dominique Hennequin ... sound mixer
Pierre Lenoir ... sound
Alain Lévy ... assistant foley editor
Jacques Lévy ... synchronization
Jérôme Lévy ... foley editor

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Philippe Hubin ... special effects

Stunts

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Gilles Conseil ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Eric Aupetit ... grip
Benoît Barbier ... still photographer
Patrick Camboulive ... still photographer
Jean-François Drigeard ... electrician
Christophe Dural ... electrician
Bernard Estève ... electrician
Patrick Gasché ... electrician
François Hernandez ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Patrice Leconte ... camera operator
Valerie Mathieu ... second assistant camera
Philippe Pavans de Ceccatty ... first assistant camera
Jean-Claude Reux ... gaffer
Denis Scozzesi ... key grip
Pierre Ventre ... grip

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Anne-Marie Drean ... costumer
Marie-Ange Gulmezian ... set costumer

Location Management

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Patrick Boshart ... location scout

Other crew

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Chantal Bégasse ... production secretary
Marie-Noëlle Hauville ... production accountant
Valerie Mullon ... production assistant
Maggie Perlado ... script supervisor
Jean-Pierre Vincent ... unit publicist

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Plot Summary

Twelve-year-old Antoine falls profoundly in love with a voluptuous but suicidal hairdresser, a formative experience he never forgets. Much later in life, he seeks to repeat his romance by marrying Mathilde - also voluptuous and also a hairdresser - with whom he forms an intimate and consuming relationship in an attempt to blot out the miseries of this world from their lives. Written by Jasha

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Taglines Joyously Sexy, Genuinely Erotic. See more »
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Also Known As
  • The Hairdresser's Husband (Canada, English title)
  • The Hairdresser's Husband (United States)
  • The Hairdresser's Husband (United Kingdom)
  • Der Mann der Friseuse (Germany)
  • El marido de la peluquera (Spain)
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  • 82 min
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Trivia The film is included on Roger Ebert's "Great Movies" list. See more »
Goofs When Mathilde shampoos the bearded customer, the hand holding the water sprayer changes between shots. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Batman Returns/Cold Heaven/Housesitter/Cousin Bobby/The Hairdresser's Husband (1992). See more »
Crazy Credits Mille Baisers à Paco, Elle Sait Pourquoi. See more »
Quotes Mathilde: ...then promise me something, just one thing: the day you don't love me anymore don't pretend you do.
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