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My Way (2012)

Cloclo (original title)
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A biopic of French pop star Claude Francois, most famous for co-writing the song 'My Way'. Tracing his life from childhood in Egypt through success in France to his untimely death in Paris in 1978.

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Julien Rappeneau (dialogue), Julien Rappeneau (scenario) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jérémie Renier ... Claude François
Benoît Magimel ... Paul Lederman
Monica Scattini Monica Scattini ... Chouffa François
Sabrina Seyvecou ... Josette François
Ana Girardot ... Isabelle Forêt
Joséphine Japy Joséphine Japy ... France Gall
Maud Jurez Maud Jurez ... Janet Woollacot
Marc Barbé Marc Barbé ... Aimé François
Eric Savin ... Jean-Jacques Tilche
Sophie Meister ... Kathalyn Jones
Janicke Askevold ... Sofia
Édouard Giard Édouard Giard ... Ticky Holgado
Jérémy Charbonnel Jérémy Charbonnel ... Christian Morise
Robert Knepper ... Frank Sinatra
Alison Wheeler Alison Wheeler ... Sylvie Mathurin
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A biopic of French pop star Claude Francois, most famous for co-writing the song 'My Way'. Tracing his life from childhood in Egypt through success in France to his untimely death in Paris in 1978.

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Biography | Drama | Music

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Official site [Japan]

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France | Belgium

Language:

French | Italian | English | Arabic

Release Date:

14 March 2012 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

€20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€4,400,772 (France), 18 March 2012, Wide Release
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jérémie Renier trained for months to learn how to dance and sing like François. See more »

Quotes

Claude François: [from trailer] My name is Claude Francois. One day I'll cut a record.
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Soundtracks

Le téléphone pleure
Written by Claude François, Jean-Pierre Bourtayre, Frank Thomas
Performed by Claude François
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Only for hard-boiled nostalgic fans
14 March 2012 | by tradufranceSee all my reviews

Just saw the film, that came out today in France. For those who are nostalgic, it is probably a good enough reason to like this biopic. For those who are fans of Claude François, there is nothing that should make them sad or angry. All the ingredients are there: poor young lad becomes rich and famous through music, gets the money and the beautiful girls, and dies in a stupid accident, young enough (39) to not have to witness his decay, like with Johnny Hallday. However, for those who are not nostalgic of the seventies and who are no fans of Claude François: don't even consider satisfying your curiosity, because there is nothing to see.


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