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Happiness Is in the Field ()

Le bonheur est dans le pré (original title)
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Francis, the boss of a small plumbing supply company, is harassed by tax collectors, striking employees, and an impossible wife and daughter. His only joy is sharing lunch with his friend... See more »

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Francis Bergeade
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Gérard 'Gégé' Tilier
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Nicole Bergeade
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Dolores Thivart
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Pouillaud
Guilaine Londez ...
Zig Thivart
Virginie Darmon ...
Puce Thivart
Alexandra London ...
Géraldine Bergeade
Christophe Kourotchkine ...
Rémi
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Père Léonard
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Lionel - un rugbyman
Joël Cantona ...
Nono
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Lolotte - la femme d' André
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André - le patron de l'hôtel-restaurant
Roger Gicquel ...
Charles - un animateur TV
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Jean-Paul de Lépine dit J.P - le producteur TV
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Lucette - une ouvrière
Seloua Hamse ...
Yasmina
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Alexis Legoff
Marie Vinoy ...
Cecilia
Olivier Saladin ...
Car Showroom Customer
Karine Zulic ...
Lison (as Karine Zulich)
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Worker
Eric Challier ...
The Molossian
Alain Choquet ...
Doctor
Corine Vauville-Tatie ...
Pouillaud's Mother
Gilles Treton ...
C.G.T. Delegate
Annie Lemoine ...
Marie-Sophie
Seiji Taeshima ...
Rituzo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stéphane Barbier ...
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Directed by

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Étienne Chatiliez

Written by

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Florence Quentin ... ()

Produced by

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Charles Gassot ... producer

Music by

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Pascal Andreacchio

Cinematography by

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Philippe Welt

Film Editing by

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Anne Lafarge

Editorial Department

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Martine Laplaine ... assistant editor
Bruno Patin ... color timer
Albane Penaranda ... apprentice editor

Casting By

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Richard Rousseau

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Stéphane Makedonsky

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Denis Barbier

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Edith Vesperini

Makeup Department

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Loli Avellanas ... hair stylist (as Lolita Avellanas)
Jean-Charles Bachelier ... makeup artist
Pascale Bouquière ... makeup artist
Agathe Moro ... hair stylist
Jasmine Nakache ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Daniel Chevalier ... production manager
Jean-Pascal Gautier ... unit manager trainee
Jean-Daniel Gilvestre ... unit manager trainee
Alexandre Kol ... unit manager trainee
Gilles Loutfi ... unit production manager
Antoine Moussault ... unit manager
Bruno Nizzola ... unit manager trainee
Stephane Quatrehomme ... unit manager
Trystram Sylvain ... unit manager trainee
Anne Valentini ... unit manager trainee
Bruno Vatin ... unit manager

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Ana Ayesta ... second assistant director
Denis Bergonhe ... assistant director
Sandra Dalle ... second assistant director
Patricia Eberhard ... assistant director
Gérald Hustache-Mathieu ... trainee assistant director
Sonia Larue ... second assistant director

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Philippe Auclaire ... construction manager
Thierry Chavenon ... second assistant art director
Carlos Conti ... art department coordinator
Alain Mac Keldey ... props
Philippe Lacomblez ... first assistant decorator
Franck Miniconi ... head painter
Manuel Mougin ... props

Sound Department

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Aline Bernard ... audio producer
Clemence Bielov ... chief sound editor
Raphaël Girardot ... assistant sound editor
François Groult ... sound
Pierre Martens ... sound recordist
Bruno Tarrière ... sound mixer
Eric Thomas ... first assistant sound
Jacques Thomas-Gérard ... foley mixer
Jean Umansky ... sound

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Thomas Duval ... digital artist
Laure Lacroix ... compositor
Christophe Richard ... digital artist
Antoine Simkine ... visual effects executive producer: Duboi

Stunts

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Gilles Conseil ... stunts
Roland Neunreuther ... stunts
Alain Villain ... stunts

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Jérôme Alméras ... second assistant camera
Jacques Anquelle ... chief electrician
Arnaud Borrel ... still photographer
Carlos Cabeceran ... Steadicam operator
Pascal Froehly ... electrician
Pascal Gennesseaux ... camera operator
Nicolas Herdt ... first assistant camera
Jean-Bernard Josko ... grip
Emile Laisné ... key grip
Jacques Monge ... steadicam operator
Laurent Robert ... electrician
Stéphane Rouillon ... grip

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Pascale Béraud ... extras casting director
Nathalie Guillaume ... extras casting
Isabel Petitgas ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Thierry Delettre ... key costumer
Françoise Malgouris ... costumer
Laurence Nicolas ... costumer

Location Management

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Marie-Antoinette Briand ... location manager
Bruno Charton ... location manager
Yannick Luce ... location manager

Other crew

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Denise Anderson ... production staff
Sylvie François ... production secretary
Yann Nerot ... administrator
Kim Nguyen ... script supervisor trainee
Anne Olivier ... administration trainee
Dominique Segall ... press attache
Sophie Thévenet-Becker ... script supervisor

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Plot Summary

Francis, the boss of a small plumbing supply company, is harassed by tax collectors, striking employees, and an impossible wife and daughter. His only joy is sharing lunch with his friend Gerard. Then a TV show called "where are you?" shows a woman from Gers who is searching for her husband who disappeared 28 years ago. The lost husband looks like an identical twin of Francis... Written by Cyril Morcrette

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Also Known As
  • Happiness Is in the Field (United States)
  • Le Bonheur (...est dans le Pre) (United Kingdom)
  • Das Glück liegt in der Wiese (Germany)
  • La alegría está en el campo (Spain)
  • Le Bonheur est dans le pré (Canada, French title)
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  • 106 min
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Trivia This is the third time Catherine Jacob work with Étienne Chatiliez, after Life Is a Long Quiet River (1988) (1988) and Auntie Danielle (1990) (1990). See more »
Movie Connections Features Vibroboy (1994). See more »

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