Plot & Details
Jeanne (Emilie Dequenne) lives in a house in the suburbs with her mother Louise (Catherine Deneuve). The two women get on well together. Louise earns her living by looking after children. Jeanne is half-heartedly looking for a job. Louise harbors the hope of getting her daughter a job with Samuel Bleistein (Michel Blanc), a famous lawyer whom she knew in her youth. Jeanne and Bleistein's worlds are light years apart. However, they'll be set on a collision course because of an incredible lie that Jeanne invents, a lie that grows into the biggest news and political story of the day.
- MPAA Rating: Not Rated
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 105min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 01/22/2010
- Distributor(s): Benelux Film Distribution, UGC Distribution, Strand Releasing
- Director(s): André Téchiné
- Starring: Émilie Dequenne , Catherine Deneuve , Michel Blanc , Ronit Elkabetz , Mathieu Demy
- Themes: Self-Destructive Romance,Cons and Scams,Misfits and Outsiders,Scandals and Cover-Ups
- Tone: Disturbing,Reflective
- Keywords: boyfriend,hoax,racism
- Country of Origin: France (03-18-2009),USA - Limited (01,USA - Limited (01-22-2010)
- Language: French,Hebrew