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Let There Be Light (1998)

Que la lumière soit (original title)
A comedy in which God writes a screenplay and goes to earth to find someone to make the film.

Director:

Arthur Joffé
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hélène de Fougerolles ... Jeanne
Tchéky Karyo ... Harper
Ticky Holgado ... L'ange René
Pierre Arditi ... Dieu invisible (voice)
Gordon Tootoosis ... Dieu l'indien
Patrick Bouchitey ... Dieu le pilote
Arielle Dombasle ... Dieu la blonde
Elie Semoun ... Dieu le magasinier
Julie Landmann Julie Landmann ... Dieu le bébé
Le Pigeon de Cadéac Le Pigeon de Cadéac ... Dieu le pigeon
Sylvestre Sylvestre ... Dieu le chat
Catherine Jacob ... Dieu Suzanne
Frédéric Mitterrand Frédéric Mitterrand ... Dieu l'automobiliste
Yolande Moreau ... Dieu contractuelle
Julien Guiomar ... Dieu le père
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Storyline

A comedy in which God writes a screenplay and goes to earth to find someone to make the film.

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Genres:

Comedy | Fantasy

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Country:

France

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

8 July 1998 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Let There Be Light See more »

Filming Locations:

Budapest, Hungary See more »

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Budget:

FRF 60,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (TV)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Director Cameo: [Arthur Joffé] The director plays the sleepwalker during the shooting of the movie by Jeanne and the group of mad people. See more »

Quotes

La voix de Dieu l'invisible: I wrote the Bible - the best selling book of all time! Where do they get off editing my script?
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Connections

References Secrets & Lies (1996) See more »

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Faith is not only suffering and blood
11 April 2004 | by eckhart2002See all my reviews

Are we allowed to laugh when we talk about faith ? Not since the "Jesus laughs" (Jesus People) have we been allowed to laugh about matters of faith. This movie brings a fresh wind into our all to serious contact with metaphysics. Not only is the main actress a marvelous example of beauty allied to intelligence hitting the right tone in this movie but we have here a very bright rainbow shining down on us regarding the manifold aspects of faith. This magnificent comedy should be shown more often on our screens especially in a time where fundamentalism is coming back with all its followers of murder, hatred and death. "Que la lumière soit" ! Pure delight

P.s.: I am waiting for the DVD version coming out


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