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Anything for Her (2008)

Pour elle (original title)
With no legal means left to him, a high school teacher devises a daring plan to rescue his wrongfully imprisoned wife from jail.

Director:

Fred Cavayé

Writers:

Fred Cavayé (scenario), Guillaume Lemans (scenario) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vincent Lindon ... Julien Auclert
Diane Kruger ... Lisa Auclert
Lancelot Roch Lancelot Roch ... Oscar
Olivier Marchal ... Henri Pasquet
Hammou Graïa Hammou Graïa ... Commandant Susini (as Graia Hammou)
Liliane Rovère ... Mère Julien
Olivier Perrier ... Père Julien
Moussa Maaskri ... Martial
Rémi Martin Rémi Martin ... Capitaine Jousseaume
Thierry Godard ... Pascal
Slimane Hadjar Slimane Hadjar ... David
Dorothée Tavernier Dorothée Tavernier ... Nathalie
Alaa Safi ... Moussa (as Alaa Oumouzoune)
Joseph Beddelem Joseph Beddelem ... Hassan
Ivan Franek ... Dragan
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Storyline

Lisa and Julien are married and lead a happy uneventful life with their son Oscar. But their life radically changes one morning, when the police comes to arrest Lisa on murder charges. She's sentenced to 20 years of prison. Convinced of his wife's innocence, Julien decides to act. How far will he be willing to go for her? Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

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Taglines:

Dans un instant, leur vie va basculer... (In a second, their life will change...)

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Trivia

150 children auditioned for the role of Oscar. Fred Cavayé originally wanted a five-year old but found that it would be unmanageable with the two hours of daily legally allocated work time, and thus set his eyes on a younger-looking, shy six-year old. Newcomer Lancelot Roch was eventually chosen for his resemblance with Diane Kruger. See more »

Goofs

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Quotes

Julien Auclert: Get your pajamas. We're going to Grandma's.
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Connections

Remade as The Next Three Days (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Orage
Music by J.B. Dambroise and lyrics by J. Samedi, M. Hamdoun, 'M. Eschylle-Vertot' and R. Guydo-Thauvin
Performed by Krystal
Produced by J.B. Dambroise
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Gripping from beginning to end!
29 January 2011 | by rowikoSee all my reviews

So, what would YOU do if your spouse is convicted on a murder charge and sentenced to 20 years in jail? The film explores to what lengths someone might go, and it takes the viewer on a journey that is anything but expected. And it does it in convincing style and fashion and has you glued to your seat from beginning to end.

OK, Julien enters a world that makes him do things that we should by rights not find acceptable. And yet, one can do nothing but root for him to succeed, regardless of his methods.

I absolutely loved the power and speed of this film. It's action-packed, but also has a lot of depth.

A superb thriller throughout!


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Country:

France | Spain

Language:

French | Spanish

Release Date:

3 December 2008 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Anything for Her See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR7,930,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,548,942
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby SR (Digital)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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