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The First Day of the Rest of Your Life (2008)

Le premier jour du reste de ta vie (original title)
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Five key days in a family's life.

Director:

Rémi Bezançon

Writer:

Rémi Bezançon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jacques Gamblin ... Robert Duval
Zabou Breitman ... Marie-Jeanne Duval
Déborah François ... Fleur Duval
Marc-André Grondin ... Raphaël Duval
Pio Marmaï ... Albert Duval
Roger Dumas ... Pierre
Cécile Cassel ... Prune
Stanley Weber ... Éric
Sarah Cohen-Hadria Sarah Cohen-Hadria ... Clara
Camille De Pazzis ... Moïra
Aymeric Cormerais Aymeric Cormerais ... Sacha
Jean-Jacques Vanier Jean-Jacques Vanier ... Mathias Moreau
Philippe Lefebvre Philippe Lefebvre ... Philippe
François-Xavier Demaison ... Le docteur Marcaurel
Gilles Lellouche ... Le rasta blanc
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Five key days in a family's life.

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Official Sites:

Studio Canal [France]

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

23 July 2008 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The First Day of the Rest of Your Life See more »

Filming Locations:

La Croix Valmer, Var, France See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,247,396
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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References Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »

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Summertime
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For my part, a masterpiece !
6 February 2009 | by Neimad22See all my reviews

Yes, and I thought to what I wrote ! When I saw this film, it was the first time that all of the characters made me share their emotions and laughs. Amazing !

A very nice film, treated well.

I particularly love the way of filming. It's also the first time I saw such a devotion to one film. Really interesting. The audio fits perfectly with the film.

The problem, as you surely know it, is "the family". Every character is perfect in his or her role, and no one can doubt about that !

Three words : buy and see !


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