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De l'autre côté du lit (2008)

To save their marriage, a man and a woman decide to exchange their lives for a year.

Director:

Pascale Pouzadoux

Writers:

Alix Girod de l'Ain (novel), Pascale Pouzadoux (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sophie Marceau ... Ariane Marciac
Dany Boon ... Hugo Marciac
Antoine Duléry ... Maurice
Roland Giraud ... Adolphe Nicart
Anny Duperey ... Lise
Juliette Arnaud Juliette Arnaud ... Charlotte
Ninon Mauger Ninon Mauger ... Louise
Clémot Couture Clémot Couture ... Hector
François Vincentelli François Vincentelli ... Flanvart
Delphine Rivière Delphine Rivière ... Samia
Arsène Mosca Arsène Mosca ... Gonçalvo
Eric Fraticelli Eric Fraticelli ... Lieutenant Lorenzi
Patrick Palmero Patrick Palmero ... Commercial 1
Philippe Bénard Philippe Bénard ... Commercial 2
Raphaëlle Cambray Raphaëlle Cambray ... Cliente Jailoutil
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Storyline

Ariane and Hugo decide to exchange the lives they lead to escape from their routine, which after ten years of marriage, gives them the feeling of being hamsters in a wheel. She suddenly finds herself at the head of a construction equipment rental company and he tries to take the role of a house calling jewelry salesman...But is life really better when you live it on the other side of the bed? Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

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Donne-moi ta place et prends la mienne. (Give me your place and take mine.)

Genres:

Comedy

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Official Sites:

Mars Distribution [France]

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

7 January 2009 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Auf der anderen Seite des Bettes See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

€2,679,748 (France), 11 January 2009, Limited Release
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Pascale Pouzadoux was hesitating between two other projects before coming on board to this film. See more »

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The end credits start with a dedication to director Pascale Pouzadoux's grandparents. See more »

Soundtracks

The Planets - Op.32 - Suite for large Orchestra
Written by Gustav Holst
Performed by Berliner Philharmoniker, Simon Rattle
Courtesy of Emi Music France
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Deserves the right to be called a "bouse"
8 January 2009 | by josymontmartre-1See all my reviews

... or "turkey" in English. For those who still haven't understood, this film is a total waste (of money, talent & time). The director flunked the funny, witty, edgy tone of the novel, a book which illustrated the surrealistic 'pitch' (a man and wife switch life to see how it's like to be 'on the other side') with just enough irony to be somewhat "realistic" (which wasn't the point). The "TV prime-time movies" standards being what they are, all the acid juice has turned into lukewarm syrup, breeding a romantic comedy which is repellent from A to Z. The mess even gradually becomes a catalogue of stereotyped characters, dismissing along the way 30 years of feminism (of course, women CRRRRAVE to buy jewelry while slouching on the pool side, or they would KILLLLL to buy the services of a male model who would do handiwork at their homes). The story basically consists in sending men & women back to back, stating that the war of sexes is useless since "both have good and bad sides". Hoho, what a breakthrough in humor, intelligence and cinema in general ! All this with overacting (and under-directed) actors, thrown under the laziest camera in the world. Times are hard for comedy fans...


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