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A Happy Event (2011)

Un heureux événement (original title)
She drove me into a corner, then forced me to go beyond my limits. She made me confront the absolute: love, sacrifice, tenderness, abandonment. She dislocated me, transformed me. Why didn't... See full summary »

Director:

Rémi Bezançon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Louise Bourgoin ... Barbara Dray dite Babs
Pio Marmaï ... Nicolas Malle dit Nico
Josiane Balasko ... Claire - la mère de Barbara
Thierry Frémont Thierry Frémont ... Tony
Gabrielle Lazure ... Édith - la mère de Nicolas
Firmine Richard ... La sage-femme
Anaïs Croze Anaïs Croze ... Daphné
Daphné Bürki Daphné Bürki ... Katia - la soeur de Barbara
Lannick Gautry Lannick Gautry ... Le docteur Camille Rose
Gérard Lubin Gérard Lubin ... Le docteur Jonathan Malle
Nicole Valberg Nicole Valberg ... La gynécologue
Louis-Do de Lencquesaing ... Jean-François Truffard - le prof de philo
Ophélie Koering ... La vendeuse du sex-shop
Amélie Glenn Amélie Glenn ... La vendeuse du Maman à Tous Prix
Patrick Spadrille Patrick Spadrille ... Daniel
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Storyline

She drove me into a corner, then forced me to go beyond my limits. She made me confront the absolute: love, sacrifice, tenderness, abandonment. She dislocated me, transformed me. Why didn't anyone warn me? Why doesn't anyone ever talk about this?" Un heureux événement, or an intimate view of motherhood, sincere and with no taboos. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

French visa # 126548 delivered on 9-9-2011. See more »

Connections

References Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

Horse Tears
Written by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory (as William Gregory)
Performed by Goldfrapp
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Cried the entire second half of the movie
26 October 2019 | by lourenco-pachecoSee all my reviews

The most realistic movie i've ever seen. If you are or were a breastfeeding mom you will totally connect with fhis story. Cried my eyes out.


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Details

Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

28 September 2011 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Un suceso feliz See more »

Filming Locations:

Cuba See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,929,796
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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