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French Film (2008)

A comedy about how French and English cultures differ in their attitudes on relationships.

Director:

Jackie Oudney

Writer:

Aschlin Ditta
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Cast

Credited cast:
Peter Agnelli ... Cafe customer (as Peter Brown)
Adrian Annis Adrian Annis ... Bowler
Benjamin Bellecour Benjamin Bellecour ... Young Parisian Man
Hugh Bonneville ... Jed
Lizzie Brocheré ... Young Parisian Woman
Marie-Gaëlle Cals Marie-Gaëlle Cals ... French Apartment Woman
Eric Cantona ... Thierry Grimandi
Nichola Christie Nichola Christie ... Counselling Woman
Jack Crutch ... Bike Thief
Jean Dell Jean Dell ... Alain
Anne-Marie Duff ... Sophie
Jose Estudillo Jose Estudillo ... Irate Postman
Victoria Hamilton ... Cheryl
Douglas Henshall ... Marcus
David Matthews David Matthews ... Counselling Man
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Jed prepares to interview French cineaste and self-appointed expert on the nature of love - Thierry Grimandi. The worldly and somewhat jaded Jed is dead-set on dismissing the auteur's musings as pompous and, well French, until his own relationship with Cheryl starts to fall apart and he is forced to re-evaluate the illusive subject. Soon everyone is talking about love: his relationship counselor, drinking buddy Marcus and Marcus' girlfriend SophieBeginnings, endings, tricks...could the French be on to something? Written by Anonymous

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Could it be that French is the true language of love?

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Comedy | Romance

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Connections

References Dekalog (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

A Kiss To Build A Dream On
Written by Bert Kalmar (as Kalmar), Harry Ruby (as Ruby), Oscar Hammerstein II (as Hammerstein) and Miller (?)
Performed by Louis Armstrong
Published by EMI Music Publishing
Courtesy of GRP Records
Under License from Universal Music Operations
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Entertaining Light Comedy about Love!
7 June 2013 | by SylviastelSee all my reviews

Hugh Bonneville plays a reporter who will interview a French film director whose best works are about love films between men and women. He has been with the same woman, his girlfriend for 10 years and she doesn't want to marry him. His best male friend has reunited with an old girlfriend but is still involved with somebody else/ The film is about the British traditional view of relationships against the French film versions of love and romance. The acting is first rate with co-stars Victoria Hamilton and Ann-Marie Duff. This film was made for British audiences. I was lucky to have got and see only half of it because my DVD copy (I bought it from Blockbuster) at a discount rate before the store closed forever. I would like to know what happened in the end to all of them.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 August 2010 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Budget:

GBP500,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$112,307
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Color
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