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Agnès Jaoui co-writes and directs this romantic comedy of manners set in France's rustic Provence. Unpolished and ultra-pragmatic industrialist Jean-Jacques Castella (co-scripter Jean-Pierre Bacri) reluctantly attends Racine's tragedy "Berenice" in order to see his niece play a bit part. He is taken with the play's strangely familiar-looking leading lady Clara Devaux (Anne Alvaro). During the cour...

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Directed by

Agnès Jaoui

Written by

Jean-Pierre Bacri (Screenplay)
Agnès Jaoui (Screenplay)

Runtime

112 minutes

Country

France

Language

French

Cast

Keywords

woman director infidelity cheating lover extramarital affair relationship theatre play learning and teaching partnership theatre milieu teachers and students unhappiness staging

Lists

#496 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film