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The Ideal Palace (2018)

L'incroyable histoire du facteur Cheval (original title)
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At the end of the 19th century, Joseph Ferdinand Cheval (Jacques Gamblin), is a simple postman who travels every day along the Drôme, from village to village. Alone, he is upset when he ... See full summary »

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Nils Tavernier

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Laurent Bertoni (screenplay), Fanny Desmares (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jacques Gamblin ... Le facteur Joseph-Ferdinand Cheval
Laetitia Casta ... Philomène Cheval
Florence Thomassin Florence Thomassin ... Félicienne
Bernard Le Coq Bernard Le Coq ... Auguste
Natacha Lindinger ... Garance
Zelie Rixhon Zelie Rixhon ... Alice Cheval
Eric Savin ... Joseph Cadier
Louka Petit Taborelli Louka Petit Taborelli ... Cyrille Cheval
Aurélien Wiik ... Benjamin Lecoeur
Julien Personnaz Julien Personnaz ... Louis Charvat - le photographe
Lilly Rose Debos ... Alice Cheval à 12 ans
Delphine Lacheteau Delphine Lacheteau ... L'autre Alice Cheval à 22 ans
Milo Mazé Milo Mazé ... Cyrille Cheval à 7 ans
Franck Adrien Franck Adrien ... Le docteur
Thomas Baillet Thomas Baillet ... Eugène
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Storyline

At the end of the 19th century, Joseph Ferdinand Cheval (Jacques Gamblin), is a simple postman who travels every day along the Drôme, from village to village. Alone, he is upset when he meets the woman of his life, Philomena (Laetitia Casta). From their union Alice was born. For this child he loves more than anything, Cheval then throws himself into a crazy gamble: to build her with his own hands, an incredible palace. Never spared by the ordeals of life, this ordinary man will not give up and will devote 33 years to build an extraordinary work: "The Ideal Palace". Written by Fechner Films

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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

16 January 2019 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

A Incrível História do Carteiro Cheval See more »

Filming Locations:

Drôme, France See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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French visa # 144481. See more »

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Au Fil de l'eau
Composed and played on the accordion by Marc Perrone.
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