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Barbara (2017)

Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, Music | 6 September 2017 (France)
A director wants to make a biopic about the female singer Barbara.

Director:

Mathieu Amalric

Writers:

Mathieu Amalric (screenplay), Philippe Di Folco (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
7 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeanne Balibar ... Brigitte / Barbara
Mathieu Amalric ... Yves Zand
Vincent Peirani Vincent Peirani ... Roland Romanelli
Aurore Clément ... Esther, la mère de Barbara
Grégoire Colin ... Charley Marouani
Fanny Imber Fanny Imber ... Marie Chaix, l'assistante
Pierre Michon Pierre Michon ... Jacques Tournier (âgé)
Stéphane Roger Stéphane Roger ... Le producteur
Marie Desgranges Marie Desgranges ... La phoniatre
Erwan Ribard Erwan Ribard ... Monsieur Victor
Pierre Léon Pierre Léon ... Jacques Tournier (jeune)
Lisa Ray-Jacobs ... L'agent de Brigitte
Lionel Sorce Lionel Sorce ... L'accessoiriste
Marc Bodnar Marc Bodnar ... Peter, le chauffeur
Antoine Simoni Antoine Simoni ... Le contrebassiste
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Storyline

An actress, Brigitte, is playing Barbara in a film that soon begins shooting. Brigitte works on her character, her voice, the songs and scores, the imitation of her gestures, her knitting, the lines to learn. Things move along. The character grows inside her. Invades her, even...Yves, the director, is also working - via encounters, archival footage, the music. He seems inhabited and inspired by her - But by whom? The actress or Barbara? Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

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Genres:

Biography | Drama | Music

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Towards the end of filming, Mathieu Amalric was directing this film during the day and acting in Sink or Swim (2018) at night, leaving him dangerously exhausted. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Summer House (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Göttingen
Written and performed by Barbara
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Details

Country:

France

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

6 September 2017 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Barbara See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR5,310,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,265,946
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Technical Specs

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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