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Un heureux événement ()


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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 more »

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Barbara Dray dite Babs
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Nicolas Malle dit Nico
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Claire - la mère de Barbara
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Tony
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Édith - la mère de Nicolas
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La sage-femme
Anaïs Croze ...
Daphné
Daphné Bürki ...
Katia - la soeur de Barbara
Lannick Gautry ...
Le docteur Camille Rose
Gérard Lubin ...
Le docteur Jonathan Malle
Nicole Valberg ...
La gynécologue
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Jean-François Truffard - le prof de philo
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La vendeuse du sex-shop
Amélie Glenn ...
La vendeuse du Maman à Tous Prix
Patrick Spadrille ...
Daniel
Dominique Baeyens ...
Mme Tordjmann - la voisine
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M. Tordjman - le voisin
Aïssatou Diop ...
Une femme membre du Club du Lait
Fanny Hanciaux ...
Une femme membre du Club du Lait
Mélanie Vaysse ...
Une femme membre du Club du Lait
Annick Johnson ...
Une femme membre du Club du Lait
Laure Voglaire ...
Une femme membre du Club du Lait
Naïma Ostrowski ...
L'anésthétiste
David Foenkinos ...
Armand - le père de Barbara (photo)
Myriem Akheddiou ...
L'infirmière de la maternité (as Myriam Akheddiou)
Eric Larcin ...
Roger - le dépanneur du frigo
Marcos Adamantiadis ...
Un dépanneur de chez Darty
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La présentatrice TV
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Le docteur Marcaurel
Lou-Anne Bertrand ...
Léa - le bébé de Barbara
Moïra Halilbasic ...
Léa - le bébé de Barbara
Pascaline Hontens ...
Léa - le bébé de Barbara
Juliette Wery ...
Léa - le bébé de Barbara
Manoé Gilson ...
Léa - le bébé de Barbara
Emma De Craecker ...
Léa - le bébé de Barbara
Victoria Becker ...
Léa - le bébé de Barbara
Juliette Becker ...
Léa - le bébé de Barbara
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Annick de Geyter ...
Une femme enceinte
Aurelya D'Ange ...
(uncredited)
Nell Van Houtte ...
Barbara à 4 ans (uncredited)

Directed by

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Rémi Bezançon

Written by

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Eliette Abecassis ... (novel)
 
Rémi Bezançon ... (writer)
 
Vanessa Portal ... (writer)

Produced by

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Eric Altmayer ... producer
Nicolas Altmayer ... producer
Gladys Brookfield-Hampson ... development and production
Fabrice Delville ... financier
Isabelle Grellat ... producer
Genevieve Lemal ... co-producer
Arlette Zylberberg ... co-producer: RTBF

Music by

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Sinclair

Cinematography by

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Antoine Monod

Film Editing by

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Sophie Reine

Editorial Department

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Maud Dubois ... assistant editor
Thomas Fernandez ... assistant editor
Nassim Gordji Tehrani ... assistant editor
Emmanuel Le Ridant ... telecine dailies colorist

Casting By

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Maya Serrulla

Production Design by

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Maamar Ech-Cheikh

Art Direction by

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Eric Bourges

Set Decoration by

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Florin Dima
Catherine Werner Schmit

Costume Design by

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Marie-Laure Lasson
Christian Schnezler

Makeup Department

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Sylvie Ferry ... special makeup effects artist
Pierre Olivier Persin ... special makeup effects artist
Sandrine Roman ... key makeup artist
Garance Van Rossum ... assistant makeup artist

Production Management

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Patricia Colombat ... post-production supervisor
Pascal Roussel ... production manager
Nora Thomas ... assistant production manager: Scope Pictures

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Paul-Henri Belin ... first assistant director
Valérie Houdart ... second assistant director
Eve Martin ... first assistant director: second unit

Art Department

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Sébastien Autphenne ... assistant property master
Samuel Buisseret ... graphic designer
Crystel Corbanie ... painter
Laurie Crochelet ... scenic artist
Frédéric Delrue ... set decorator assistant
Jean-Baptiste Frenoy ... ripper
Maurice Grégoire ... propmaker
Sévérine Guilbaud ... second assistant art director
Jean-Marc Liben-Steyns ... scenic artist
Emmanuelle Roy ... assistant art director
Alberto Sebastiani ... head painter
Chantal Talbot ... scenic artist
Eric Verheyden ... art department buyer
Nicolas Vrancken ... props

Sound Department

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Christophe Bourreau ... foley artist
Emmanuel Croset ... re-recording mixer
Marc Engels ... sound mixer
Thomas Gastinel ... sound mixer: second unit
Marion Lorthioir ... post-synchronisation
Kenzo Pelsener ... sound trainee
Samuel Rouillard ... sound assistant
Hubert Teissedre ... adr mixer / foley mixer
Antoine Trameçon ... assistant foley recordist
Matthieu Van Dyck ... trainee sound assistant
Olivier Walczak ... supervising sound designer
Sébastien Wera ... dialogue editor / sound editor

Special Effects by

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Jean-Christophe Bourgeois ... special effects technician
Clément Wintz ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Laurent Brett ... titles designer
Sebastien Dupuis ... digital compositor
Sylvian Fabre ... flame artist
Sebastien Gombeaud-Saintonge ... flame artist: Mac Guff
Nathalie Mathé ... matte painter
Alexandre Pluquet ... title designer
Philippe Sonrier ... visual effects supervisor

Stunts

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Gilles Cappelletto ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Andy Achard ... grip
Antoine Bellem ... lighting technician
Justine Bourgade ... first assistant camera
Olivier Cazzitti ... electrician
Julien Chassaignon ... additional grip
Dominique Degand ... rigging grip
Vincent Garat ... groupman
René Haan ... generator operator
Julia Kundler ... electrician
Jérôme Milecan ... additional grip
Guillaume Noël ... best boy grip
William O'Callaghan ... director of photography: second unit
Joachim Philippe ... second assistant camera
Hugo Renard ... grip
Hans Reynaerts ... best boy grip
Gunther Schockaert ... electrician
Juan Sepulchre ... first assistant camera
Stanley Chan Wan Sze ... assistant camera (as Stanley Wan Sze Chan)
Jesse Umut ... additional grip (as Jessie Umut) / grip
Laurent Usse ... key grip
Steven Van den Broecke ... grip
Jan Vandenbussche ... lighting technician
Didier Versolatto ... best boy
Colin Wandersman ... gaffer

Casting Department

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Michaël Bier ... casting belgium
Doriane Flamand ... casting assistant
Marie-Noëlle Simon ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Severine Fortune ... wardrobe assistant (as Séverine Fortune)
Claire Lacaze ... costume supervisor
Laetitia Wolkowitz ... wardrobe assistant

Location Management

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Nicolas Mambourg ... set location manager

Music Department

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Boban Apostolov ... scoring pro tools engineer
Georgi Hristovski ... score recording engineer
Ronan Maillard ... orchestrator
Laurent Perez Del Mar ... composer: additional music (as Laurent Perez)
F.A.M.E.'S. Project ... orchestra and studio contractor

Transportation Department

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Julie Marangoni ... driver

Other crew

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Nancy Brasseur ... production accountant
Baptiste Jourdan ... stage manager
Yanet Lafargue ... production assistant
Isabelle Sauvanon ... press attache: France
Dominique Segall ... press attache
Christophe Toulemonde ... cfo: Scope Pictures

Thanks

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Maxime Delauney ... musical special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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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Also Known As
  • A Happy Event (World-wide, English title)
  • Ein freudiges Ereignis (Germany)
  • Un feliz acontecimiento (Spain)
  • Un suceso feliz (Chile)
  • Livet som tre (Finland, Swedish title)
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Runtime
  • 107 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Louise Bourgoin was not pregnant. She wore belly prostheses to simulate pregnancy in this movie. See more »
Movie Connections Features Unforgiven (1992). See more »
Soundtracks Caipirinha See more »

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