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Wallace, who is burned out from a string of failed relationships, forms an instant bond with Chantry, who lives with her longtime boyfriend. Together, they puzzle out what it means if your... See more »

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Wallace
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Chantry
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Dalia
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Allan
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Nicole
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Ben
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Felix
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Ellie
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Gretchen
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Tabby
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Josh
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Holly
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Becky
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Julianne
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Rolf
Sam Moses ...
Cabbie
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Paramedic
Mike Wilmot ...
Murray
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Bartender
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Cute Girl
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Sales Woman
Rosalind S. Feldman ...
Antique Employee
Don Ritter ...
Karate Referee
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Una C. ...
Diplomat (uncredited)
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Hospital Patient (uncredited)
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Megan (uncredited)
Derek Herd ...
Cab Driver (uncredited)
Lisa Hickey ...
Student (uncredited)
Maria Ann Hylton ...
Diplomat (uncredited)
James Jake Martinez ...
Bar patron (uncredited)
Dave McMullan ...
Karate Judge (uncredited)
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Doc (uncredited)
Stephanie Provato ...
Annie (uncredited)
Chaka Wolfe ...
Cat (uncredited)

Directed by

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Michael Dowse

Written by

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Elan Mastai ... (written by)
 
T.J. Dawe ... (play "Toothpaste and Cigars") &
Michael Rinaldi ... (play "Toothpaste and Cigars")

Produced by

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Jeff Arkuss ... executive producer
Mark Costa ... executive producer
Valérie d'Auteuil ... associate producer: Cramel Films
Michael Dowse ... executive producer
Bryan Gliserman ... executive producer
Hartley Gorenstein ... executive producer
David Gross ... producer
Macdara Kelleher ... producer
Jonathan Loughran ... associate producer: Ireland
Elan Mastai ... executive producer
Basil Moore ... co-executive producer
Ford Oelman ... executive producer
Regina Robb ... line producer (as Reggie Robb)
André Rouleau ... producer (as Andre Rouleau)
Jesse Shapira ... executive producer
Marc Stephenson ... executive producer
Patrice Theroux ... executive producer
Marlinda Walcott ... associate producer

Music by

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A.C. Newman

Cinematography by

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Rogier Stoffers ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Yvann Thibaudeau

Editorial Department

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Bonnie Adams ... dailies coordinator
Johanie Beaulieu ... data management
Pierre Cadieux ... digital intermediate head of operations
Francois-Gaél Castaignéde ... digital intermediate resource coordinator
Marianne Charlebois ... data management
Jean-Baptiste Combette ... digital cinema mastering
Julian Daboll ... digital intermediate media services supervisor
Michael Dobroski ... dailies colorist/operator (as Mike Dobroski)
Marc Doyon ... 35mm digital intermediate
Geneviève Elie ... digital intermediate internal producer (as Geneviéve Élie)
James Fraser ... digital intermediate account executive
Luis Furtado ... digital intermediate account executive
Milaine Gamache ... digital intermediate production manager
Guillaume Girard ... assistant editor
Stéfanie Guadagnino ... digital intermediate project manager
Serge Harvey ... digital intermediate on-line editor
Nicolae Ilies ... digital colorist (as Nico Ilies)
George Jardon ... digital intermediate strategic account manager (as Georges Jardon)
Valérie Lavoie ... dailies coordinator
Chris Marsland ... dailies sync
Eric Mongrain ... data management
Pierre Perrier ... digital intermediate engineer
Levi Pounds ... data management
Michel Rheault ... digital intermediate senior system administrator
Trish Sarafinchin ... dailies colorist/operator

Casting By

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Robin D. Cook
Ronna Kress

Production Design by

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Ethan Tobman

Art Direction by

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Mark Steel

Set Decoration by

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Mary Kirkland

Costume Design by

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Lea Carlson

Makeup Department

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Nina Ayoub ... assistant makeup artist: Ireland
Liz Byrne ... makeup artist: Ireland
Stacey Dutrizac ... 1st assistant makeup
Jenn Gould ... key hair stylist (as Jennifer Gould)
Anna Gronerus ... first assistant hair stylist: Ireland
Peggy Kyriakidou ... assistant hair stylist
Conor McAllister ... key hair stylist: Ireland
Catherine Viot ... key makeup artist

Production Management

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Melany Bourgouin ... post-production supervisor
Donna Eperon ... production manager: Ireland
Regina Robb ... unit production manager (as Reggie Robb)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Keith Barry ... third assistant director: Ireland
Miguel Gallego ... second assistant director
Mary Gough ... second assistant director: Ireland
Sean Griffin ... first assistant director: Ireland
Cindy L. Irwin ... trainee assistant director (as Cindy Irwin)
Pete McGann ... trainee assistant director: Ireland
Pazz Neglia ... first assistant director
David Nwajei ... trainee assistant director: Ireland
Emma Payne ... trainee assistant director: Ireland
Micah Warry-Smith ... third assistant director
Judith Landale ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Ken Ansell ... on-set dresser
Shawn Cantelon ... lead set dresser
Phil Carvalho ... construction coordinator
Robert Consiglio ... set dresser
Rae Crombie ... assistant property
Deborah Davis ... additional prop buyer
Nathan Hird ... head carpenter
Greg Kleynhans ... key scenic painter (as Greg Kleynyans)
James 'Jay' Krikorian ... set dresser
Geoff Murrin ... assistant property
Jim Murrin ... property master
Steve Park ... art assistant: Ireland
Natasha Peschlow ... art department trainee
Owen Power ... set decorator: Ireland
Jef Silver ... set dresser
Brendan Smith ... set decoration buyer
Lara Wallman ... graphic artist: Ireland
Alex Clark ... daily set dresser (uncredited)
Johann Joseph Tebrake ... contracted illustrator (uncredited)
Meredith Woodley ... assistant art director (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Guillaume Beauron ... boom operator: Ireland
Jo Caron ... foley recording engineer
Daniel Crowley ... sound mixer: Ireland (as Danny Crowley)
Valéry Dufort-Boucher ... dialogue editor
Denys Dufresne ... sound effects editor
Gavin Fernandes ... sound re-recording engineer
Natalie Fleurant ... adr supervising editor
Guy Francoeur ... foley artist
Shaun-Nicholas Gallagher ... post-synch engineer
Ofer Geva ... boom operator
Jason Gough ... boom operator
Keith Grainger ... sound trainee: Ireland
Marie-Christine Hébert ... assistant foley artist
Pierre Laroche ... assistant sound re-recording engineer
Frederic Lavigne ... sound effects editor (as Frédéric Lavigne)
Benoit Leduc ... adr recording engineer
Jan Meyerdierks ... dubbing recordist
Marie-Lou Morin ... sound post-production coordinator
Brian Newby ... sound recordist
Vincent Riendeau ... assistant sound re-recording engineer
Christian Rivest ... sound designer / sound effects editor / sound supervisor
Urmas Rosin ... boom operator (as Urmas Rosen)
Jean-Philippe Savard ... sound technical supervisor
Francois Sennevile ... sound effects editor
Jason Frazier ... trailer adr: Daniel Radcliffe (uncredited)
Lionel Montabord ... sound mixer (uncredited)
David Sendall ... adr recordist (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Mark Ahee ... special effects coordinator
Kirk Middleton ... special effects key

Visual Effects by

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Carole Bouchard ... visual effects producer: The Workshop
Benoit Bourgoin ... visual effects artist: The Workshop / visual effects artist: title sequence, The Workshop
Francis Dakin-Côté ... visual effects artist: title sequence, The Workshop (as Francis Dakin-Cot)
Jonathan Fleming-Bock ... visual effects artist: The Workshop / visual effects artist: title sequence, The Workshop
Francine Fontaine ... visual effects coordinator: The Workshop
Kyrah Harder ... visual effects coordinator: The Workshop
Philippe Pinard ... visual effects artist: title sequence, The Workshop
Joshua Sherrett ... visual effects artist: The Workshop / visual effects artist: title sequence, The Workshop / visual effects supervisor: The Workshop

Stunts

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Jonny Caines ... stunt double: Wallace
Tom Farr ... key stunt rigger / stunt coordinator: daily
Jamie Jones ... stunt driver #1 / stunt rigger
Ian Kay ... stunt double: Wallace, Ireland
C.J. Lusby ... stunt double: Dalia
Belinda McGinley ... stunt double: Julianne, Ireland
Donal O'Farrell ... stunt coordinator: Ireland
Alison Reid ... stunt coordinator
Dan Skene ... stunt double: Ben

Camera and Electrical Department

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Michael Battistone ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Pierre Branconnier ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Randy Brown ... gaffer
Sean Burton ... electrician
Paul Cameron ... dolly grip
Shane Collins ... video assist trainee: Ireland
Caitlin Cronenberg ... still photographer
Peter Delaney ... second assistant camera: "a" camera, Ireland
Dave Durney ... best boy: Ireland
Addo Gallagher ... gaffer: Ireland
Brian Gedge ... camera operator: "b: camera
Pat Gilligan ... grip assistant: Ireland
Andy Gondek ... best boy
David Grennan ... camera operator: "a" camera, Ireland
Jeff Gross ... on-set videographer
Glynn Harrison ... key grip: Ireland (as Cormac O'Malley)
John Hickey ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Noel Holland ... electrician: Ireland
Rudy Katkic ... camera operator: "a" camera
Simon Keenan ... digital image technician: Ireland
Ben Locche ... grip
Mike Macauley ... electrician (as Mike Macaulay)
Davey Mayes ... generator operator: Ireland (as Davie Mayes)
Ross McDonnell ... still photographer: Ireland
Chris Monk ... best boy grip
Trevor Moores ... key grip
Donal Murphy ... video assist: Ireland
Baha Nurlybayev ... digital management technician
Charles O'Keefe ... generator operator (as Charlie O'Keefe)
Cormac O'Maille ... first assistant camera: "a" camera, Ireland (as Cormac O'Malley)
Kris Pothof ... grip
Ryan Prouse ... utility camera
Igor Szczurko ... grip
Adam Tarini ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Dan Wallace ... electrician
Stewart Wells ... lighting technician
Greg Whiteside ... playback: daily
Max Armstrong ... daily second assistant camera (uncredited)
Adam Craig ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Bob Davidson ... gaffer: re-shoots (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Ashley Gray ... casting assistant
Maureen Hughes ... casting director: Ireland
Jonathan Oliveira ... casting associate
Jane Rogers ... background casting
Justin Turner ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Anita Bacic ... assistant costume designer
Ciara Brady ... costume assistant: Ireland / wardrobe assistant
Jody Hoel ... costume truck supervisor
Jennifer Lantz ... costume set supervisor
Rebecca O'Connor ... costume trainee: Ireland
Louise Stanton ... assistant costume designer / assistant costume designer: Ireland

Location Management

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David Arthur ... location assistant
Mark Beaulieu ... location assistant
Joe Dewar ... assistant location manager
Dorigen Fode ... location manager
Sean Moriarity ... assistant location manager
Colm Nolan ... location manager: Ireland
Brendan O'Sullivan ... assistant location manager: Ireland
Brian Oglanby ... location trainee: Ireland (as Brian O'Glanby)
Michael Roknic ... assistant location manager
Coralie Scott ... assistant location manager
Matt Sweeting ... location assistant

Music Department

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Tracy Bonham ... musician: strings, vocals
John Collins ... music arranger / music mixer / music recordist / musician: synthesizers, opercussion
Evan Dubinsky ... music supervisor
Mike Merenda ... musician: banjo, mandolin, acoustic guitar
A.C. Newman ... music arranger / musician: guitar, keyboards, vocals, percussion
Ilyse Wolfe Tretter ... music clearance coordinator

Transportation Department

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Robbie Bertrand ... driver (as Rob Bertrand)
Glen Cresswell ... transportation coordinator
Eddie Cullen ... transportation captain: Ireland
Philip Fitzell ... unit driver: Ireland
Phil Gifford ... minibus driver: Ireland
Robert MacLean ... head driver (as Rob MacLean)
George Mantis ... driver
Pete Mantis ... driver
Jonathan Martin ... action vehicle assistant
Fiona Mulvey ... facilities manager: Ireland
Vic Nalbandian ... driver / picture car wrangler
Nelson Nico ... driver
Michael O'Hara ... driver (as Mike O'Hara)
Kevin Robbin ... watch: basecamp generator
Robbie Rooney ... unit driver: Ireland
Rick Selmanovic ... driver
Doug Warren ... driver captain (as Douglas Warren)
Gary Greenberg ... action vehicle coordinator (uncredited) / tracking vehicle (uncredited)

Other crew

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Carolyn Arbuckle ... script supervisor
Salma Ayache ... dialogue transcription
Allison Barber ... unit publicist
Sinead Barry ... assistant production coordinator: Ireland
Gelila Belete ... craft service: Stargrazing
Jacques Bélanger ... accountant: Caramel Films
Alix Cafferky ... production trainee: Ireland
Jennifer Chovancek ... assistant production coordinator
Yves Clément ... title designer
Bailey Corneal ... stand-in
Katie Coughlin ... office production assistant (as Katie Alguire)
Lise Dagenais ... title designer
Taylor Danton ... office production assistant
Adrianna DiLonardo ... assistant: Mr. Dowse
Paul J. Duckworth ... set medic
John P Gleeson ... financing and tax advisor (as John Gleeson)
Evan B. Harris ... creative consultant
James Hickey ... chief executive: Bord Scannan na hEireann the Irish Film Board
Daniel Horvat ... production accountant
Ruth Hunter ... legal services: Ireland, Matheson Ormsby Prentice
Joe Iacono ... financial consultant
Ian Jackson ... production executive: Fastnet Films
Laura Jeanes ... stand-in
David Kedzierski ... security
Sasha King ... caterer: Ireland
Judith Landale ... set production assistant
Robert Lewis ... creative consultant
Rory Magnus ... creative consultant
Sam Mantini ... office production assistant
Gaetan Martel ... film laboratory coordinator (as Gaétan Martel)
Aileen McCauley ... business and legal affairs coordinator: Bord Scannan na hEireann the Irish Film Board
Aoife McGonigal ... production executive: Fastnet Films
Caitlin McIntosh ... on-set teacher
Deirdre McMahon ... legal services: Ireland, Matheson Ormsby Prentice
Christine Mercier ... assistant to producer: Caramel Films
Catherine Morris ... script supervisor: Ireland
Sam Morris ... security: Daniel Radcliffe, Veritas International
Shamu Naidu ... second assistant accountant: payroll
Logan Norris ... stand-in
Liz O'Connell ... catering assistant: Ireland
Frances O'Reilly ... production coordinator: Ireland
Ortensia Palmerino ... production auditor: Canada, Weisbord Del Gaudio Iacono & Associates
Valerie Phillips ... first assistant accountant
Karen Powell ... consultant: Ireland
Emma Scott ... production executive: Bord Scannan na hEireann the Irish Film Board
Spencer Soloman ... personal assistant: Daniel Radcliffe
Philip Spatola ... craft service: Stargrazing
Shilpa Sunthankar ... creative consultant
Valerie Terzis ... craft service: Stargrazing
Renee Tousignant ... assistant to producer: Caramel Films (as Renée Tousignant)
Alison Waxman ... production coordinator
Billie Webster ... production accountant: Ireland (as Bill Webster)
Shirley Yao ... third assistant accountant
Jennifer Zabawa ... production assistant
Arthur Evrensel ... legal counsel (uncredited)
Dahla MacKenna ... education supervisor (uncredited)
David Midgen ... titles producer (uncredited)
Shamu Naidu ... payroll accountant (uncredited)
Jerome Persaud ... production assistant: pre-production (uncredited)
Sonia Singh ... first assistant accountant (uncredited) / second assistant accountant (uncredited)

Thanks

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Fashionbuddha ... special thanks
Samantha Morris ... special thanks
Anna Popio ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

WHAT IF is the story of medical school dropout Wallace, who's been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So while everyone around him, including his roommate Allan seems to be finding the perfect partner, Wallace decides to put his love life on hold. It is then that he meets Chantry an animator who lives with her longtime boyfriend Ben. Wallace and Chantry form an instant connection, striking up a close friendship. Still, there is no denying the chemistry between them, leading the pair to wonder, what if the love of your life is actually your best friend? Written by CBS Films

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Taglines What if ...being friends has its benefits? See more »
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Also Known As
  • Et si jamais (Canada, French title)
  • If You're Lucky (United States)
  • What If (United States)
  • What If (United Kingdom)
  • Et (beaucoup) plus si affinités (France)
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Runtime
  • 98 min
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Budget $11,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Daniel Radcliffe said in an interview that his role as Wallace is the first contemporary character he's ever played, having previously starred in mostly fantasy and historical projects. He said, "There was something lovely about just stepping up on set and talking." See more »
Goofs When Ben is in the ambulance his neck-brace isn't placed correctly. It should be under his chin. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in What If? (2014). See more »
Soundtracks (Walking Through the) Sleeping City See more »
Crazy Credits The beginning of the closing credits are done with Chantry's animations telling some of the story of the movie as well as some of the back story. See more »
Quotes Wallace: In fairy tales, love inspires you to be noble and courageous, but in real life, love is just an all-purpose excuse for selfish behavior. You can lie and cheat and hurt people, and it's all okay because you're in love.
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