A man fantasizes about his best friend's new girlfriend. He is willing to throw caution to the wind to fulfill his wildest dreams.

Director:

Daniel Auteuil

Writers:

Florian Zeller (play), Florian Zeller
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Sandrine Kiberlain ... Isabelle
Adriana Ugarte ... Emma
Gérard Depardieu ... Patrick
Daniel Auteuil ... Daniel
Christina Crevillén Christina Crevillén ... La mère d'Emma
Joffrey Platel Joffrey Platel ... Le metteur en scène d'Oncle Vania
Brigitte Aubry Brigitte Aubry ... La secrétaire médicale
Sonia Bonny Eboumbou Sonia Bonny Eboumbou ... Assistante Docteur Sublime
Monica Ledesma Monica Ledesma ... Amie mère Emma
Eva Chico ... Cousine Emma
Alvaro Martínez Leon Alvaro Martínez Leon ... Guitariste famille Emma
Florence Coste ... Serveuse restaurant Saint-Germain
Zélie Allemoz Zélie Allemoz ... La femme sublime salle d'attente
Victor Fagarazzi Victor Fagarazzi ... Le vendeur magasin de masques
Nicolas Benetti Nicolas Benetti ... Le chauffeur de taxi
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A man fantasizes about his best friend's new girlfriend. He is willing to throw caution to the wind to fulfill his wildest dreams.

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References La Terra Trema (1948) See more »

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Du bout des lèvres
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Charming, frivolous, but also a bit boring. A story about 2 old men yearning for a young gorgeous femme fatale...
9 February 2020 | by imseegSee all my reviews

2 men's midlife crisis, packaged in a frivolous French comedy, with terrific actors. but the story is lacking in drama, spark and punch.

The good: the actors. It's always a joy to see Gerard Depardieu perform in a new movie, but he has only got a smaller supporting role this time. Daniel Auteuil is the leading actor and he even directed this movie, in which he is constantly daydreaming about having a secret affair with a young gorgeous woman. The movie basically is nothing else but lovey dovey fantasies of an old man about a gorgeous young woman.

The bad: there is nothing else but these old man's fantasies about a young woman. These fantasies in particular are never shocking, nor intensely erotic, not even original. Therefore this story lacks punch and spark and I got a bit bored after an hour of these old man's lovey dovey fantasies.

This is still a nice French lighthearted comedy about adultery, but only because of the great actors. There are better French adultery comedies out there though, so I wont recommend this one. It's not bad, simply a bit tedious to watch after an hour, because there is no real drama, no real suspense, It's all lovey dovey nice-ish, but simultaneously also a bit boring...


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France | Belgium

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Release Date:

25 April 2018 (France) See more »

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The Other Woman See more »

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Paris, France See more »

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EUR6,300,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,136,670
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