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God Is Great and I'm Not (2001)

Dieu est grand, je suis toute petite (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Romance | 26 September 2001 (France)
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

Writers:

Alain Tasma (screenplay), Pascale Bailly (adaptation) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Audrey Tautou ... Michèle
Edouard Baer ... François
Julie Depardieu ... Valérie
Catherine Jacob ... Evelyne
Philippe Laudenbach ... Jean
Cathy Verney Cathy Verney ... Florence
Anna Koch Anna Koch ... Régine
Max Tzwangue Max Tzwangue ... Simon
Mathieu Demy ... Bertrand
Atmen Kelif Atmen Kelif ... Ali
Nelly Camara Nelly Camara ... Laetitia
Jean Reichman Jean Reichman ... Joseph
Bruno Slagmulder Bruno Slagmulder ... Fred
Lucien Melki Lucien Melki ... Laurent
Nathalie Levy-Lang Nathalie Levy-Lang ... Jessica
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Storyline

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 has to believe in something, if not in someone. Written by anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

France

Language:

French | English | Hebrew

Release Date:

26 September 2001 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

God Is Great, I'm Not See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,850, 10 November 2002

Gross USA:

$73,181

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,952,817
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Ali: [Holds out condom] It's green...
Michèle: Is it old?
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Crazy Credits

In the end credits, François says, "Michelle, did you do that on purpose?" See more »

Connections

References Shoah (1985) See more »

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Light-hearted
6 November 2004 | by LeRoyMarkoSee all my reviews

This movie will be easily forgotten. In fact, without Audrey Tautou, it would be pretty boring. Michèle (Tautou) falls for this guy, François (Baer), but also for his religion: Judaism. You see, Michèle is seeking herself in religion. She's been shopping around: Catholicism, Buddhism, etc. There is some tiny bit of thinking on what is it exactly to be a believer, but the movie doesn't go far enough.

But again, watch it for Tautou. She's got a certain spontaneity that is refreshing and that remind me of another Audrey [Hepburn].

Out of 100, I gave it 71. That's good for ** out of ****.

Seen at home, in Toronto, on November 6th, 2004.


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