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Le parfum de la dame en noir (2005)

Newly married, Mathilde and Robert are honeymooning at a resort owned by their friends Edith and Arthur, the Chateau d'Hercule. But an unpleasant shock is in store for them.

Director:

Bruno Podalydès

Writers:

Gaston Leroux (novel), Bruno Podalydès (scenario)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Denis Podalydès ... Joseph Rouletabille
Sabine Azéma ... Mathilde Stangerson
Zabou Breitman ... Edith Rance
Olivier Gourmet ... Robert Darzac
Jean-Noël Brouté Jean-Noël Brouté ... Sainclair
Pierre Arditi ... Frédéric Larsan / Naja-Bey
Vincent Elbaz ... Prince Galitch
Michael Lonsdale ... Le professeur Stangerson
Julos Beaucarne Julos Beaucarne ... Le père Jacques / Vieux Bob
Isabelle Candelier Isabelle Candelier ... Mme Bernier
Dominique Parent Dominique Parent ... M. Bernier
Bruno Podalydès Bruno Podalydès ... Arthur Rance
Michel Vuillermoz Michel Vuillermoz ... Le curé
Roger Roka Roger Roka ... Rikki Matoni
Vincent Vedo Velli Vincent Vedo Velli ... Brignolles (as Vincent Vedovelli)
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Newly married, Mathilde and Robert are honeymooning at a resort owned by their friends Edith and Arthur, the Chateau d'Hercule. But an unpleasant shock is in store for them.

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Official Sites:

UGC [France]

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

14 September 2005 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

A fekete nő illata See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,074,427 (France), 16 September 2005
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Great Off the Wall Film
26 July 2006 | by rcl-5See all my reviews

A genuinely funny and thought provoking film, with a number of surreal elements, and a lot of humour. The leading lady is always wanting to eat and announcing a meal - with shades of Bunuel's Discreet Charms - and there are very funny jokes dispersed amongst the film in the most unexpected places. It is very off the wall, and although others have said that it has disjointed dialogue etc, that's what's intended, and it is more like real life in a remote Cote d'Azure fort with such an odd bunch of people would be.

It's great - well worth a view. I saw it on a plane with English subtitles, and am now searching to see if I can buy it on DVD with subtitles.


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