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Betty Fisher et autres histoires (original title)
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Novelist Betty Fisher enters a dark depression after her young son Joseph dies. Hoping to bring her out of it, her mother Margot arranges to kidnap a boy named Jose to replace the son Betty lost. Although she knows that it's wrong, Betty... See more »

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Betty Fisher
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Margot Fisher
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Carole Novacki
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François Diembele
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Alex Basato (as Édouard Baer)
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Edouard
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René the Canadian
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Dr. Jerome Castang
Consuelo De Haviland ...
Madame Barsky
Yves Verhoeven ...
Martinaud
Annie Mercier ...
Jacqueline
Alexis Chatrian ...
Jose Novacki
Enzo Crebessegues ...
Child
Arthur Setbon ...
Joseph Fisher
Réva Rothstein ...
Child
Pascal Gomis ...
Child
Fouleymata Sidibe ...
Child
Michaël Abiteboul ...
Milo
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Inspecteur
Béatrice Agenin ...
La maîtresse d'Alex
Virginie Emane ...
Fatou
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L'agent immobilier
Valérie Bettencourt
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Monsieur Barsky
François Roy ...
Jean-Jean
Noémie Fansten
Laurent Queval
Bernard Bolzinger
Tadrina Hocking
Julie Glenn
Antoine Cormery
Louis Burlet
Nicky Marbot
Tévy Loo K
Didier Mérigou
Mustapha Chadli
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Agnès Gattegno
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The head nurse

Directed by

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Claude Miller

Written by

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Claude Miller ... ()
 
Ruth Rendell ... (novel "The Tree of Hands")

Produced by

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Claire Barrau ... executive producer
Yves Marmion ... producer
Annie Miller ... executive producer / producer
Nicole Robert ... co-producer

Music by

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François Dompierre

Cinematography by

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Christophe Pollock

Film Editing by

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Véronique Lange

Editorial Department

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Chrystel Alépée ... assistant editor
Pierre Berlot ... color timer
Gérard Heydon ... color timer: video
Peggy Koretzky ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Frédérique Moidon

Production Design by

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Jean-Pierre Kohut-Svelko

Set Decoration by

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Patrick Colpaert

Costume Design by

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Jacqueline Bouchard

Makeup Department

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Véronique Boitout ... key hair stylist
Lucía Bretones-Méndez ... key makeup artist
Marie Luiset ... makeup artist
John Nollet ... hair stylist
Emmanuel Pitois ... key special makeup effects and prosthetics / special makeup effects artist

Production Management

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Claire Barrau ... unit manager
Rémi Bergman ... unit production manager
Gilles Loutfi ... production manager
Bruno Perdrigeat ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Estelle Bellin ... assistant director
Emmanuel Murat ... third assistant director
Laure Prévost ... first assistant director
Stéphane Talagrand ... third assistant director

Art Department

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Patrick Colpaert ... set dresser
Pierre Gompertz ... first assistant decorator
Laurent Jarriau ... property master
Emmanuel Lechat ... upholsterer
Françoise Lechat ... upholsterer
Thomas Leporrier ... props
Félix Malle ... props

Sound Department

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Jo Caron ... adr foley recordist (as Jocelyn Caron)
Martin Cazes ... assistant sound mixer
Jérôme Décarie ... sound effects editor
Phillipe Frumignac ... foley assistant
Nicolas Gagnon ... foley assistant
Bernard Gariépy Strobl ... re-recording mixer
Clovis Gouaillier ... assistant sound mixer
Claude La Haye ... sound
Alain Lévy ... post-synchronization
Antoine Morin ... sound effects editor
Guy Pelletier ... dialogue editor
Louis Piche ... boom operator (as Louis Piché)
Francis Péloquin ... boom operator
Hans Peter Strobl ... re-recording mixer
Benoit Touchette ... sound coordinator
Raymond Vermette ... supervising sound editor

Special Effects by

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Bernard Chevreul ... special effects

Stunts

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Virginie Arnaud ... stunt double
Dominique Fouassier ... stunt double
Dan Schwarz ... stunts
Daniel Vérité ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Jérôme Alméras ... first assistant camera
Philippe Andron ... key grip
Lucilio Da Costa Pais ... electrician (as Lucilio Da Costa)
Jean-Marc Duez ... grip
Catherine Georges ... first assistant camera
Izet Kutlovac ... electrician
Romain Lacourbas ... second assistant camera
Irina Lubtchansky ... first assistant camera
Nathan Miller ... assistant camera
Christophe Pollock ... camera operator
Olivier Porchet ... second assistant camera
Olivier Regent ... gaffer
Christian Thurot ... grip
Isabelle Weingarten ... still photographer

Casting Department

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Pascale Béraud ... extras casting director
Aude Tiberghien ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Christel Birot ... costumer (as Christelle Birot)
Felia Torres-Guy ... wardrobe

Location Management

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Yann Le Borgne ... location scout
Myriam Segall ... location scout
Stéphane Talagrand ... location scout

Music Department

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Martin Lizée ... music mixer

Script and Continuity Department

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Sylvie Koechlin ... script supervisor

Additional Crew

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Valerie Arbib ... production secretary
Stéphane Aupetit ... production assistant
Frederik Bois ... title designer
Jean Brun ... production administrator
Michel Flaesch ... animal wrangler
François Guerrar ... unit publicist
Pierre Reyssat ... production assistant
Martine Vergnes ... production assistant

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Novelist Betty Fisher enters a dark depression after her young son Joseph dies. Hoping to bring her out of it, her mother Margot arranges to kidnap a boy named Jose to replace the son Betty lost. Although she knows that it's wrong, Betty accepts Jose as her new son. Meanwhile, Jose's mother Carole is searching for her son with help from her boyfriend Francois--and some of his criminal cohorts. Written by Sujit R. Varma

Plot Keywords
Taglines Crimes of passion are not always between lovers. See more »
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Also Known As
  • L'histoire de Betty Fisher (France)
  • Betty Fisher and Other Stories (Canada, English title)
  • Betty Fisher and Other Stories (World-wide, English title)
  • Alias Betty (United States)
  • Betty Fisher and Other Stories (United Kingdom)
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Runtime
  • 103 min
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Budget FRF50,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia In the scene in which Alex goes to the bookshelf and pulls down a book in which some money is hidden, all the books on that shelf are by Ruth Rendell, who wrote the book this film was based on. The cover of the French version of that book, entitled 'Jeux des Mains', is prominently displayed when he pulls down the book. See more »
Movie Connections Version of Innocent Victim (1989). See more »

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