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Agnes Jaoui plays a local political candidate Agathe Villanova, who returns to her childhood home in the south of France in order to help her sister Florence (Pascale Arbillot) sort through... See full summary »

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Agnès Jaoui

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Agnès Jaoui (scenario), Jean-Pierre Bacri (scenario)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Agnès Jaoui ... Agathe Villanova
Jean-Pierre Bacri ... Michel Ronsard
Jamel Debbouze ... Karim
Pascale Arbillot ... Florence
Guillaume de Tonquédec ... Stéphane (as Guillaume de Tonquedec)
Frédéric Pierrot ... Antoine
Mimouna Hadji Mimouna Hadji ... Mimouna
Florence Loiret Caille ... Aurélie (as Florence Loiret-Caille)
Anne Werner Anne Werner ... Séverine
Laurent Jarroir Laurent Jarroir ... Guillaume
Jean-Claude Baudracco Jean-Claude Baudracco ... Ernest, le paysan 1
Luc Palun Luc Palun ... Didier, le paysan 2
Marc Betton Marc Betton ... Horowitz, le producteur
François Gédigier François Gédigier ... Le monteur
Bernard Nissile Bernard Nissile ... L'homme du baptême (as Bernard Nissille)
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Storyline

Agnes Jaoui plays a local political candidate Agathe Villanova, who returns to her childhood home in the south of France in order to help her sister Florence (Pascale Arbillot) sort through their recently deceased mother's belongings. While she's there, the son (Jamel Debbouze as Karim) of family maid (Mimouna Hadji) takes advantage of her presence and attempts to interview her as part of a documentary about successful women that he's undertaken with his film school teacher, Michel (co-writer Jean-Pierre Bacri). However, Michel's intentions aren't quite what they seem, as he's having an affair with Florence and hoping to persuade her to leave her husband. Meanwhile, Karim finds his own marriage threatened when his attractive hotel co-worker (Florence Loiret-Caille) declares an interest in him. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama

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Official Sites:

Studio Canal [France]

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

18 June 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Let it rain See more »

Filming Locations:

Avignon, Vaucluse, France See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,290, 20 June 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$106,093, 8 August 2010
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2.35 : 1
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Heureux sur terre
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"We don't see France in the same way..."
28 October 2008 | by stenson77See all my reviews

Having been a huge fan of Jaoui and Bacri's films for many years, I have to admit I approach each one with a vague sense of trepidation in case they mess things up. I wasn't overly enamoured with their last film, Comme Une Image, as I felt Bacri's standard hapless-and-frustrated-but-ultimately-lovable character had become plain nasty and cruel. This time, I think they got it spot on all round. What I love about their films is that you can watch them again and again, taking something new from them with each viewing. Focusing on the minutiae of life whilst using delicate brush strokes to highlight the intricacies of human relationships via gentle but hilarious comedy is what they do best, and I found this film frequently hilarious. The actors are all superb, and the various characters give such a seemingly mundane story a depth not many films achieve, as French political life and its future are examined with a delicate touch by Jaoui, who credits her audience with much intelligence. The sight of an ambitious feminist politician leading a white middle-class man, a young French Arab and a flock of sheep down a hill, before the group get lost and are rescued by a pair of farmers, struck a chord with me, as did the relationship between Karim's mother and the bourgeois family for whom she works without being paid. There were some question marks, such as Karim's seemingly invisible wife he seemingly wants to cheat on when she herself appears affable and friendly, but overall it's a thought-provoking, entertaining and downright funny film.


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