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Father of My Children (2009)

Le père de mes enfants (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 16 December 2009 (France)
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A film producer struggles with suicidal despair.

Director:

Mia Hansen-Løve

Writer:

Mia Hansen-Løve (screenplay)
2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Louis-Do de Lencquesaing ... Grégoire Canvel
Chiara Caselli ... Sylvia Canvel
Alice de Lencquesaing Alice de Lencquesaing ... Clémence Canvel
Alice Gautier Alice Gautier ... Valentine Canvel
Manelle Driss Manelle Driss ... Billie Canvel
Eric Elmosnino ... Serge
Sandrine Dumas ... Valérie, l'assistante de production
Dominique Frot ... Bérénice, la directrice de production
Antoine Mathieu Antoine Mathieu ... Frédéric, le comptable
Elsa Pharaon Elsa Pharaon ... Colette, la secrétaire
Olivia Ross ... Anja, la stagiaire
Jamshed Usmonov Jamshed Usmonov ... Kova Asimov
Cori Shim Cori Shim ... Ji Hong
Yejin Kim Yejin Kim ... La traductrice
Igor Hansen-Løve Igor Hansen-Løve ... Arthur Malkavian
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Storyline

In the first half, Gregoire, a movie producer of great charm, owner of Moon Films, plays with his younger daughters, talks with his wife and his eldest daughter, and keeps his studio going while one project hemorrhages money and creditors circle. In the second half, Sylvia, his Italian wife, tries to hold the family together as she looks fully into Moon Films' troubles. She meets with a banker, a temperamental Swede, Russian TV magnates, a film lab exec, and Moon's lawyer. Clémence, the oldest daughter, goes on her own search. Debt can crush; how does a family pick up the pieces? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Taglines:

A beautiful life, a tragic obsession See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

IFC Films [United States]

Country:

France | Germany | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

16 December 2009 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Father of My Children See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,414, 23 May 2010

Gross USA:

$144,022

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$479,282
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Vaguely based on the real story of Humbert Balsan, a film producer who committed suicide in 2005. See more »

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Featured in Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.10 (2011) See more »

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Berceuse
Written and performed by Duncan Browne
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Six because
20 August 2019 | by xheladinbucolliSee all my reviews

Six because of the curly girl ( who try the best for nothing ) and the harmony on family.


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