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Au bout du conte (2013)

Laura is still waiting for Prince Charming at the age of 24. So when Sandro appears at a party, exactly like her Prince would in her dreams, she thinks she's found the right one. But then ... See full summary »

Director:

Agnès Jaoui

Writers:

Jean-Pierre Bacri (screenplay), Agnès Jaoui (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Agathe Bonitzer Agathe Bonitzer ... Laura
Agnès Jaoui ... Marianne
Arthur Dupont ... Sandro
Jean-Pierre Bacri ... Pierre
Benjamin Biolay ... Maxime Wolf
Dominique Valadié Dominique Valadié ... Jacqueline
Valérie Crouzet Valérie Crouzet ... Éléonore
Beatrice Rosen ... Fanfan
Didier Sandre Didier Sandre ... Guillaume Casseul
Laurent Poitrenaux Laurent Poitrenaux ... Éric
Nina Meurisse Nina Meurisse ... Clémence
Clément Roussier Clément Roussier ... Julien
Serena Legeais Serena Legeais ... Nina
Bonny Durand Bonny Durand ... Morgane
Candela Cottis Candela Cottis ... Johanna
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Laura is still waiting for Prince Charming at the age of 24. So when Sandro appears at a party, exactly like her Prince would in her dreams, she thinks she's found the right one. But then again, when she meets Maxime, Laura starts to wonder if some Princes could be more charming than others? Of course Sandro has problems of his own : his father, Pierre, just bumped into Madam Irma at his father's funeral and this reminded him of the date of his own death which Madame Irma had predicted ages ago. Now Pierre is unable to make any plans, not with his new partner Eleonore, nor with Sandro. And Maxime has his own problems, and so does Eleonore, Marianne, Jacqueline and many others. But don't worry, in the end, they'll all live happily ever after. Written by Memento

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

6 March 2013 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Un jour mes princes viendront See more »

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Budget:

€8,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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In the kitchen of Marianne (Agnès Jaoui), Pierre (Jean-Pierre Bacri) is holding a mug with the logo of TV comedy game show "Burger Quiz". See more »

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Sound The Trumpet Till Around
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A rather cynical anti-romance.
2 October 2013 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

Jean-Pierre Bacri and his real-life wife, Agnès Jaoui starred in this film, co-wrote it and Jaoui directed it! This is a huge accomplishment--it's just too bad I didn't particularly enjoy the film. This is because it's supposed to be a romance but there isn't that much in it that truly is romantic. In fact, most all the folks in the film have had repeated marriages and failed relationships--and the film seems to say this is the new normal. To me, this is rather sad---and is the antithesis of romance--especially as some folks in the film have SERIOUS intimacy issues. This does not mean I hated the film--just many of the characters. One of the only ones I really did enjoy watching was Bacri's. Initially, he was a nasty, selfish jerk and seeing him slowly evolve into a human being as well as why this occurred was very satisfying. But for the rest--they just seemed like a lot of seriously screwed up people who I never would like to meet or get to know better. NOT a film to see with someone you love nor did I see it as a comedy--though IMDb lists it as one.


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