With Les Films Alain Sarde (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Mulholland Drive (2001)

R | 147 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

8.0
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83 Metascore

After a car wreck on the winding Mulholland Drive renders a woman amnesiac, she and a perky Hollywood-hopeful search for clues and answers across Los Angeles in a twisting venture beyond dreams and reality.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Naomi Watts, Laura Harring, Justin Theroux, Jeanne Bates

Votes: 292,423 | Gross: $7.22M

2. The Piano Teacher (2001)

R | 131 min | Drama, Music

7.5
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79 Metascore

A young man romantically pursues his masochistic piano teacher.

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Annie Girardot, Benoît Magimel, Susanne Lothar

Votes: 49,845 | Gross: $1.90M

3. Bitter Moon (1992)

R | 139 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.2
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After hearing stories of her, a passenger on a cruise ship develops an irresistible infatuation with an eccentric paraplegic's wife.

Director: Roman Polanski | Stars: Hugh Grant, Kristin Scott Thomas, Emmanuelle Seigner, Peter Coyote

Votes: 31,631 | Gross: $1.86M

4. The Straight Story (1999)

G | 112 min | Biography, Drama

8.0
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86 Metascore

An old man makes a long journey by lawnmower to mend his relationship with an ill brother.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Jane Galloway Heitz, Joseph A. Carpenter

Votes: 74,941 | Gross: $6.20M

5. Open Your Eyes (1997)

R | 117 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.

Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Eduardo Noriega, Penélope Cruz, Chete Lera, Fele Martínez

Votes: 59,844 | Gross: $0.37M

6. Vera Drake (2004)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain--a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Imelda Staunton, Jim Broadbent, Heather Craney, Richard Graham

Votes: 22,489 | Gross: $3.75M

7. Code Unknown (2000)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama

7.2
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74 Metascore

A young man harasses a homeless woman, another man protests, the police arrest both and the woman has to leave the country. What were their various story-lines leading up to this event?

Director: Michael Haneke | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Thierry Neuvic, Josef Bierbichler, Alexandre Hamidi

Votes: 10,621 | Gross: $0.10M

8. Nathalie... (2003)

100 min | Drama

6.4
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69 Metascore

Nathalie is the name a Parisian prostitute assumes for a special mission or "private investigation." She is engaged in this unusual and secretive task by a professional, upper-middle-class ... See full summary »

Director: Anne Fontaine | Stars: Fanny Ardant, Emmanuelle Béart, Gérard Depardieu, Wladimir Yordanoff

Votes: 4,255 | Gross: $0.02M

9. Speaking of Sex (2001)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

5.8
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A female marriage counselor and a male depression expert try to solve the marital problems of a troubled couple.

Director: John McNaughton | Stars: James Spader, Melora Walters, Jay Mohr, Nathaniel Arcand

Votes: 2,165

10. All or Nothing (2002)

R | 128 min | Drama

7.6
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72 Metascore

In a poor working class London home Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry, but when an unexpected tragedy occurs, they and their local community are brought together, and they rediscover their love.

Director: Mike Leigh | Stars: Timothy Spall, Lesley Manville, Ruth Sheen, Alison Garland

Votes: 9,274 | Gross: $0.12M

11. Water Drops on Burning Rocks (2000)

Not Rated | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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73 Metascore

In 1970s Germany, a 50-year-old businessman falls in love with a 20-year-old man.

Director: François Ozon | Stars: Bernard Giraudeau, Malik Zidi, Ludivine Sagnier, Anna Levine

Votes: 5,598 | Gross: $0.09M

12. Oh, Woe Is Me (1993)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.4
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Romance about Simon Donnadieu and his decision to leave his ever-loving wife Rachel.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Laurence Masliah, Bernard Verley, Aude Amiot

Votes: 1,007

13. Life Is a Miracle (2004)

155 min | Comedy, Romance, Music

7.6
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What could be better for the village than a scenic railway to bring in the tourists? What could be worse for tourism than war? Luka builds the railway and shuts his eyes to war. Then Luka's wife runs off with a musician and his son is called up to the army. Luka's life is a war zone. Then he meets Sabaha..

Director: Emir Kusturica | Stars: Slavko Stimac, Natasa Tapuskovic, Vesna Trivalic, Vuk Kostic

Votes: 11,537

14. The Well-Digger's Daughter (2011)

Not Rated | 107 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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67 Metascore

In 1930s southern France, a father is torn between his sense of honor and his deep love for his daughter when she gets in trouble with the wealthy son of a shopkeeper.

Director: Daniel Auteuil | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Jean-Pierre Darroussin

Votes: 3,475 | Gross: $0.39M

15. Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)

106 min | Drama

7.4
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When Nelly, a woman being just divorced, meets by chance M. Arnaud, a mature salesman just retired, begins a strange and special relationship between the two personalities.

Director: Claude Sautet | Stars: Emmanuelle Béart, Michel Serrault, Jean-Hugues Anglade, Claire Nadeau

Votes: 3,807 | Gross: $0.86M

16. Belphegor: Phantom of the Louvre (2001)

TV-14 | 97 min | Mystery, Fantasy, Horror

4.5
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At the Louvre museum in Paris, the phantom Belphegor wakes up and causes electrical havoc. Night guards at the museum start dying and Lisa gets possessed. Martin tries to help the cute Lisa.

Director: Jean-Paul Salomé | Stars: Sophie Marceau, Michel Serrault, Frédéric Diefenthal, Julie Christie

Votes: 4,411

17. My Favorite Season (1993)

Not Rated | 127 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Old woman Berthe leaves her house to live in her daugter Emilie's one. Emilie and her brother Antoine have fallen out three years ago and have not seen each other since, but Emilie invites ... See full summary »

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Daniel Auteuil, Marthe Villalonga, Jean-Pierre Bouvier

Votes: 1,772 | Gross: $0.76M

18. The Children of the Century (1999)

135 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.5
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59 Metascore

A story of doomed passion between two genius writers of the 19th century - novelist George Sand and poet Alfred de Musset.

Director: Diane Kurys | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Benoît Magimel, Stefano Dionisi, Robin Renucci

Votes: 1,549 | Gross: $0.05M

19. My Man (1996)

Unrated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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In Lyon, where many are unemployed, Marie is a prostitute who loves her work: she's thoughtful and exuberant toward clients old and young, slim or flabby. One night, a homeless man sleeps ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Blier | Stars: Anouk Grinberg, Gérard Lanvin, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Olivier Martinez

Votes: 1,223

20. Jet Lag (2002)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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53 Metascore

A worn-out businessman and a beautician on the run collide in a Paris airport. Love arrives, all its hurdles be damned.

Director: Danièle Thompson | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Jean Reno, Sergi López, Scali Delpeyrat

Votes: 5,514 | Gross: $0.54M

21. Dry Cleaning (1997)

Unrated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A bored couple takes in a young man who turns their lives inside out

Director: Anne Fontaine | Stars: Miou-Miou, Charles Berling, Stanislas Merhar, Mathilde Seigner

Votes: 998 | Gross: $0.14M

22. Intimate Strangers (2004)

R | 104 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

7.1
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71 Metascore

A Frenchwoman tells her marital troubles to a man she mistakes for a psychiatrist, and soon they form an unusual relationship.

Director: Patrice Leconte | Stars: Sandrine Bonnaire, Fabrice Luchini, Michel Duchaussoy, Anne Brochet

Votes: 4,561 | Gross: $2.11M

23. Wild Reeds (1994)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.5
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80 Metascore

In a village in the Southwest of France, 1962. Maite and Francois are 18 years old. They are friends, not lovers. In Francois's classroom, there are Serge, whose brother has just married to... See full summary »

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Élodie Bouchez, Gaël Morel, Stéphane Rideau, Frédéric Gorny

Votes: 4,762 | Gross: $0.92M

24. Ponette (1996)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

7.6
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A four-year-old girl tries to come to terms with the sudden death of her mother.

Director: Jacques Doillon | Stars: Victoire Thivisol, Delphine Schiltz, Matiaz Bureau Caton, Léopoldine Serre

Votes: 3,768 | Gross: $1.40M

25. The Adversary (2002)

129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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When a man murders his wife, children and parents, the ensuing investigation reveals that he's been living a lie for almost 20 years.

Director: Nicole Garcia | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Géraldine Pailhas, François Cluzet, Emmanuelle Devos

Votes: 2,835

26. La belle verte (1996)

99 min | Comedy

7.2
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The "Green Planet" belongs to another solar system. Through the simplicity of their lifestyle those who live there are a real step ahead of us: they spend their time concentrating their ... See full summary »

Director: Coline Serreau | Stars: Coline Serreau, Vincent Lindon, James Thierrée, Samuel Tasinaje

Votes: 3,699

27. Fanny (2013)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama

6.8
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47 Metascore

"Fanny" is the second part of the "Marseille trilogy", made by Marcel Pagnol with the generic name of "Marius, Fanny and César". Fanny falls in love and is abandoned by Marius. Now she ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Auteuil | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Victoire Bélézy, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Raphaël Personnaz

Votes: 938

28. Franck Spadone (1999)

85 min | Thriller

4.4
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Professional pickpocket Franck Spadone and his co-horts rob a beautiful stripper (played by Monica Bellucci). But Spadone becomes infatuated with his victim, and soon finds himself in the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Bean | Stars: Stanislas Merhar, Monica Bellucci, Carlo Brandt, Antoine Fayard

Votes: 292

29. Chaos (2001)

109 min | Comedy, Drama, Crime

7.1
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81 Metascore

A bourgeois couple, modern yet conventional. One night by accident, a young prostitute barges into their lives. Hounded down, beaten up, threatened, she will continue to struggle, with the ... See full summary »

Director: Coline Serreau | Stars: Vincent Lindon, Catherine Frot, Rachida Brakni, Line Renaud

Votes: 2,141 | Gross: $0.21M

30. Alice and Martin (1998)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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68 Metascore

A young man starts an affair with a woman - his brother's friend. Their relations are being tested because of obscure secrets hidden in the past.

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Alexis Loret, Mathieu Amalric, Carmen Maura

Votes: 1,600 | Gross: $0.50M

31. Marius (2013)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

6.8
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50 Metascore

"Marius" takes place in Marseilles' Old Port, at the La Marine Bar, owned by César and his son Marius. Marius' biggest dream is to embark on one of the boats passing by his dad's bar and to... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Auteuil | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Raphaël Personnaz, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Victoire Bélézy

Votes: 920 | Gross: $0.01M

32. Little Lili (2003)

104 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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59 Metascore

A group of cinematic spend a holiday in the French countryside. The film provides insight in their relationships, including that between a young man and a local girl, Lili. She uses the ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Nicole Garcia, Bernard Giraudeau, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Ludivine Sagnier

Votes: 1,571 | Gross: $0.03M

33. L'ange noir (1994)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.8
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Add a Plot

Director: Jean-Claude Brisseau | Stars: Sylvie Vartan, Michel Piccoli, Tchéky Karyo, Alexandra Winisky

Votes: 307

34. Thieves (1996)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.9
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In the middle of the night, someone brings Ivan's body home to his wife and his sad-faced, jug-eared son. Through flashbacks, the film discloses the relationships among Ivan and his brother... See full summary »

Director: André Téchiné | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Daniel Auteuil, Laurence Côte, Benoît Magimel

Votes: 1,856 | Gross: $0.94M

35. Notre musique (2004)

80 min | Drama

7.0
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77 Metascore

An indictment of modern times divided into three "kingdoms": "Enfer" ("Hell"), "Purgatoire" ("Purgatory") and "Paradis" ("Paradise").

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Sarah Adler, Nade Dieu, Rony Kramer, Simon Eine

Votes: 2,675 | Gross: $0.14M

36. In Praise of Love (2001)

PG | 97 min | Drama

6.5
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62 Metascore

An author works on a project on the subject of love, and, in the process, crosses paths with a former love in his life.

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Bruno Putzulu, Cécile Camp, Jean Davy, Françoise Verny

Votes: 2,559 | Gross: $0.25M

37. Fear and Trembling (2003)

Unrated | 107 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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75 Metascore

A Belgian woman looks back on her year at a Japanese corporation in Tokyo in 1990. She is Amélie, born in Japan, living there until age 5. After college graduation, she returns with a ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Corneau | Stars: Sylvie Testud, Kaori Tsuji, Tarô Suwa, Bison Katayama

Votes: 4,008

38. God Is Great and I'm Not (2001)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

5.4
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37 Metascore

Michèle, 20 years old, feels terrible after having broken up with her boy-friend. She meets Francois, who's a veterinarian and jewish. Michèle decides to convert into Judaism because she ... See full summary »

Director: Pascale Bailly | Stars: Audrey Tautou, Edouard Baer, Julie Depardieu, Catherine Jacob

Votes: 2,319 | Gross: $0.07M

39. Captain Conan (1996)

129 min | Drama, War

7.2
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The war exploits of French captain Conan and his men during World War I and during the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War.

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Torreton, Samuel Le Bihan, Bernard Le Coq, Catherine Rich

Votes: 1,760

40. Amazon (2000)

88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

4.7
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On an observatory set high on a mountain, astronomers make a stunning discovery somewhere out in the galaxy. A flying object in the depths of the cosmos is showing signs of life, emitting an intelligent signal. The UFO has just landed on Earth somewhere in the midst of a rainforest. Margot, the enthusiastic young woman heading up the research team, decides to go to the spot and check out this ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe de Broca | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Arielle Dombasle, Patrick Bouchitey, Thylda Barès

Votes: 338

41. Safe Conduct (2002)

Not Rated | 170 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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82 Metascore

In occupied France, German-run Continental Films calls the shots in the movie business. Assistant director and Resistance activist Jean Devaivre works for Continental, where he can get "in ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Jacques Gamblin, Denis Podalydès, Charlotte Kady, Marie Desgranges

Votes: 1,183 | Gross: $0.03M

42. Place Vendôme (1998)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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74 Metascore

Realising a dishonest deal has been found out a diamond merchant commits suicide, leaving the gems in question for his wife. Knowing the business from the time before drink largely took ... See full summary »

Director: Nicole Garcia | Stars: Catherine Deneuve, Jean-Pierre Bacri, Emmanuelle Seigner, Jacques Dutronc

Votes: 1,886 | Gross: $0.48M

43. Actors (2000)

103 min | Comedy

5.8
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A self-conscious and self-referential adventure into the (pretend) lives of legendary actors in Paris.

Director: Bertrand Blier | Stars: Pierre Arditi, Josiane Balasko, Jean-Paul Belmondo, François Berléand

Votes: 936

44. Forget Me (1994)

95 min | Drama

6.9
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Nathalie is together with Antoine, who really loves her, despite of her obvious tendency go get away from him. Eric, the former partner of Nathalie, does not want to be with her anymore, ... See full summary »

Director: Noémie Lvovsky | Stars: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Emmanuelle Devos, Laurent Grévill, Emmanuel Salinger

Votes: 150

45. L.627 (1992)

R | 145 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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This gritty police drama shows us the underbelly of the Parisian drug trade. Lulu is a tough streetwise narcotics cop who, like a Frank Serpico or a Dirty Harry Callahan, doesn't play by ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Didier Bezace, Jean-Paul Comart, Charlotte Kady, Jean-Roger Milo

Votes: 1,574

46. Lover (1992)

99 min | Comedy, Drama

5.7
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Marie and Antoine live together. They are in love. She wants to have a baby, but he does not agree. She meets Paul. Paul tries to seduce her, Marie rejects him, but when Paul sleeps with ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Doillon | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Yvan Attal, Thomas Langmann, Stéphanie Tchou-Cotta

Votes: 137

47. La bûche (1999)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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66 Metascore

Christmas, family, and infidelity. Yvette's husband has died, and her grown daughters join her at the grave: Sonia, wealthy, bourgeois, and generous; Louba, living with their dad Stanislas,... See full summary »

Director: Danièle Thompson | Stars: Sabine Azéma, Emmanuelle Béart, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Claude Rich

Votes: 1,599 | Gross: $0.15M

48. Unfair Competition (2001)

110 min | Drama, War

6.9
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Two linen fabric dealers with their shops close to one another, battle against each other for more and more costumers. Umberto constantly loses clients because of the tough competition ... See full summary »

Director: Ettore Scola | Stars: Diego Abatantuono, Sergio Castellitto, Gérard Depardieu, Antonella Attili

Votes: 1,321

49. It All Starts Today (1999)

Not Rated | 117 min | Drama

7.5
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78 Metascore

Daniel is schoolmaster of a kindergarten in a small French town. The local economy, which depended entirely on coal production, has been mired in a depression ever since the mines were ... See full summary »

Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Torreton, Maria Pitarresi, Nadia Kaci, Véronique Ataly

Votes: 2,214 | Gross: $0.01M

50. To Matthieu (2000)

108 min | Drama

6.4
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Matthieu and Eric are two brothers who work at the same factory as their father in Normandy. When his father is dismissed for smoking on the factory floor, Matthieu is incensed and tries to have him reinstated, in vain. His brother has just got married and, with a child and mortgage on the way, is reluctant to stir up trouble. Likewise, Matthieu's fellow workers refuse to get involved. Then ... See full summary »

Director: Xavier Beauvois | Stars: Benoît Magimel, Nathalie Baye, Antoine Chappey, Fred Ulysse

Votes: 289


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