WHO’S IN IT?
Jean Dujardin (The Artist), Mélanie Laurent (Inglourious Basterds), Noémie Merlant (Heaven Will Wait), Christophe Montenez (film debut), Evelyne Buyle (Family Hero), Christian Bujeau (The Visitors), Féodor Atkine (Ronin), Fabienne Galula (Up For Love), Laurent Bateau (Cavalcade), Jean-Michel Lahmi (Priceless), Aurélie Boquien (I Do), Sophie Nicolas (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Laurent Tirard (Molière), director, writer; Grégoire Vigneron (Nicholas on Holiday), writer; Marc Dujardin (Rabid Dogs) and Olivia Lagache (film debut), producers; Mathieu Lamboley (Nice and Easy), composer; Guillaume Schiffman (The Artist), cinematographer; Yann Malcor (In Their Sleep), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 1809 France, Captain Neuville (Dujardin) is called to the front, leaving his beloved future bride Pauline (Merlant) heartbroken. Her sister Elisabeth (Laurent), who despises Neuville, forges letters from him to her when he fails to do so himself, eventually writing him out of her life. Three years later, Elisabeth encounters a down-on-his-luck Neuville, who then proceeds to re-emerge into society and lie about his heroic exploits based on Elisabeth’s letters, much to her annoyance…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Academy Award-winning actor Jean Dujardin teams up with Mélanie Laurent for a farcical and often hilarious battle of the sexes that makes full use of the actor’s natural charisma.