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Paulette (2012)

Paulette lives alone in a housing project in the Paris suburbs. With her meager pension, she can no longer make ends meet.

Director:

Jérôme Enrico

Writers:

Laurie Aubanel (scenario), Jérôme Enrico (dialogue) | 4 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bernadette Lafont ... Paulette
Carmen Maura ... Maria
Dominique Lavanant Dominique Lavanant ... Lucienne
Françoise Bertin Françoise Bertin ... Renée
André Penvern ... Walter
Ismaël Dramé Ismaël Dramé ... Léo (7 ans)
Jean-Baptiste Anoumon Jean-Baptiste Anoumon ... Ousmane
Axelle Laffont Axelle Laffont ... Agnès
Paco Boublard Paco Boublard ... Vito
Mahamadou Coulibaly ... Idriss
Kamel Laadaili Kamel Laadaili ... Momo
Aymen Saïdi ... Rachid
Soufiane Guerrab Soufiane Guerrab ... Zak
Samir Trabelsi Samir Trabelsi ... Pierrot
Alexandre Aubry Alexandre Aubry ... Tit'Yves
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Storyline

Paulette lives alone in a housing project in the Paris suburbs. With her meager pension, she can no longer make ends meet. One evening when she attends a curious traffic incident outside her building, Paulette sees the sign of destiny. She decides to start selling cannabis. After all, why should she not? Paulette was formerly pastry chef. Her gift for trade and cooking skills are assets towards finding original solutions in the conducting of her new business. Written by Sddq.Shahid

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Taglines:

From hard times to high times

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for drug content and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

France

Language:

French | Dutch

Release Date:

14 August 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Полетта See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,548, 11 September 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$29,494, 13 September 2015
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Its a movie stuffed with small surprises.
22 September 2014 | by jdgwSee all my reviews

I wasn't expecting much from the movie. Just wanted to burn time and the title had been sitting there for a awhile... And it has a such a low score in IMDb. So...

I think I like it much more than 6.6.

It soon got my attention and as the movie unraveled I was quickly mind focused on the movie. It has its edge with humor and funny outcomes of particular situations.

While the film itself its predictable, how it gets there was very hilarious. The whole scenery and cast is very appropriate to the story. Not to mention how it ends.

Spectacular!

I very much enjoyed the film and would encourage friends to see it.


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