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1 hr. 50 min.

Plot Summary
Grégoire (Louis-Do de Lencquesaing) is torn between the demands of his family and his obsession with his career. He runs an independent film company and barely has time to see his frustrated wife, Sylvia (Chiara Caselli), or his three daughters during the week. Their weekends are spent trying to enjoy time together even as Grégoire compulsively checks in with his partners. After a tragic incident, Sylvia takes over the company and realizes the extent of her husband's secrets.

Cast: Chiara Caselli , Louis-Do de Lencquesaing , Alice De Lencquesaing , Michaël Abiteboul , Manelle Driss , Sandrine Dumas , Eric Elmosnino , Dominique Frot

Director: Mia Hansen-Love

Genres: Drama

Distributor: IFC Films

The Father of My Children (2009)

Release Date: May 21st, 2010|1 hr. 50 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Starts slowly, builds slowly, resolves slowly and ends slowly, if indeed it can be said to end at all. show more

  • 100
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    It isn't saying too much, though, to call Mia Hansen-Løve's French-language drama beautiful, profound and, given the gathering tensions of its story, phenomenally full of life. show more

  • 88
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    The talented Hansen-Love, with clarity and economy, manages to avoid the maudlin. show more

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