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The Role of Her Life (2004)

Le rôle de sa vie (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 16 June 2004 (France)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Agnès Jaoui ... Elisabeth Becker
Karin Viard ... Claire Rocher
Jonathan Zaccaï ... Mathias Curval
Marcial Di Fonzo Bo Marcial Di Fonzo Bo ... Luis
Claude Crétient Claude Crétient ... Laurent Bompard
Annie Mercier Annie Mercier ... Nicole Becker
Laurent Lafitte ... Arnaud
Denis Sebbah Denis Sebbah ... Franck
Francis Huster ... Un comédien à la soirée
Antonia Cornin-Navarro Antonia Cornin-Navarro ... Maria, la femme de ménage (as Antonia Navarro-Cornia)
Pascal Decolland Pascal Decolland ... Le directeur du magazine
Idit Cebula Idit Cebula ... Aline
Pierre Deny Pierre Deny ... L'éditeur
Roberto Gonzales Hurtado Roberto Gonzales Hurtado ... L'acteur cubain
Eliane Auroy Eliane Auroy ... Françoise, la maquilleuse
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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

16 June 2004 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Role of Her Life See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France

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Box Office

Budget:

€3,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,183,882 (France), 18 June 2004
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

Boom operator reflected in window when Mathias serves champagne in the hotel room. See more »

Soundtracks

Lo Dudo
Written by J. Navarro Moreno
Sung by Agnès Jaoui
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Le Rom-Com
3 January 2007 | by rowmorgSee all my reviews

French cinema does a romantic comedy so much better than Hollywood that it could be the chief reason why the mavens want to wipe it out. Here's an engrossing slice of Parisian celebrity life, superbly photographed and brilliantly edited. The acting is so true-to-life that during Reel Two you become part of the picture and vanish into it. After these two gifted actresses have interacted with their leading man, the U.S. babes look so-0-0 cheesy. Jonathan Zaccai perhaps will never hit the English-language stage or screen, but in his own medium, well, he's the best. The sexual attraction between his character and those of Jaoui and Viard is scalding and they play it to perfection. Sexual attraction is what a rom-com is all about, and Paris delivers it fully clothed. The movie's theme-tune features the keyboard stylings of Errol Garner, a rediscovery that typifies this cultured and deeply savvy picture.


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