A couple tries to repair their marriage while staying at a hotel in France.

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Angelina Jolie (as Angelina Jolie Pitt)

Writer:

Angelina Jolie (as Angelina Jolie Pitt)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brad Pitt ... Roland
Angelina Jolie ... Vanessa (as Angelina Jolie Pitt)
Mélanie Laurent ... Lea
Melvil Poupaud ... François
Niels Arestrup ... Michel
Richard Bohringer ... Patrice
Marika Green Marika Green ... Dress Shop Saleswoman
Sarah Naudi ... Grocery Clerk
Aldo Buontempo Aldo Buontempo ... Fisherman
Philippe Martinet Philippe Martinet ... Maitre D'
Francis Xuereb Francis Xuereb ... Hotel Receptionist
Malcolm Beethans Malcolm Beethans ... Older Couple
Kathleen Beethans Kathleen Beethans ... Older Couple
Bjorn Kubin Bjorn Kubin ... Fancy Couple at Café
Penny Dix Penny Dix ... Fancy Couple at Café
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Storyline

Set in France during the mid-1970s, Vanessa, a former dancer, and her husband Roland, an American writer, travel the country together. They seem to be growing apart, but when they linger in one quiet, seaside town they begin to draw close to some of its more vibrant inhabitants, such as a local bar/café-keeper and a hotel owner. Written by Production

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When we die on the inside, the outside is left wandering dangerously by the sea.

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality, nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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Reportedly, this will be the last feature of Angelina Jolie's acting career. See more »

Goofs

When Vanessa is in the bathtub as Roland describes what is happening in the neighboring room, Vanessa is shown with the water level just above her nipples, then shown resting her head on the edge of the tub and sinking a little lower. A few seconds later, during which her head has not moved, the water level is a couple inches below her nipples when it ought to be an inch or so above them. See more »

Quotes

Roland: Is that what you want? To be unknown by someone?
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Crazy Credits

The film opens with the early 1970's Universal Pictures logo. See more »


Soundtracks

Il est Cinq Heures, Paris s'Éveille
Music by Jacques Dutronc
Lyrics by Jacques Lanzmann and Anne Ségalen
Performed by Jacques Dutronc
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment France SAS
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Long Haul Movie.

Beautiful scenary and setting. Although nothing really stands out except for the beautiful location. French people in general are not really that friendly so I don't really buy that quick connection with the couple in the next room. In fact speaking of that couple, they were ordinary, irritating French guy thinking only of sex and the flat chested younger French lady who acted like a child in many respects.. Anyway who would want to get to know Angelina and Brad characters in this movie. Both were unlikeable, in particular Angelina. Skeletal Angelina! Also that peephole how the hell did the French couple next door not notice that? Why would you go on holiday to play cards with the foreigners next room? Why did they seem to spend the entire vacation on the balcony or in the room? Why did Angelina want to show off her redesigned boobs so much? What was the point of it all. Who cares. Never want to watch again.


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Country:

France | Malta | USA

Language:

English | French | Ukrainian

Release Date:

9 December 2015 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

By the Sea See more »

Filming Locations:

Malta See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$96,250, 15 November 2015

Gross USA:

$538,460

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,334,927
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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