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PG-13| 1 hr. 25 min.

Plot Summary
Pierre Lavasseur (Daniel Auteuil), a wealthy tycoon, faces disaster when a paparazzo snaps a picture of him with his longtime mistress (Alice Taglioni). Since Pierre's wife (Kristin Scott Thomas) owns a majority share of their corporation, Pierre must avoid a divorce at all costs. At his lawyer's suggestion, Pierre hires Francois Pignon (Gad Elmaleh), a parking attendant who is also in the photograph, to pose as his lover's "real" boyfriend and thus hide the affair from his wife.

Cast: Gad Elmaleh , Alice Taglioni , Daniel Auteuil , Kristin Scott Thomas , Richard Berry , Virginie Ledoyen , Dany Boon , Michel Jonasz

Director: Francis Veber

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

The Valet (2006)

Release Date: May 22nd, 2006|1 hr. 25 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    An enjoyable farce, with lots of laughs and a strong cast. At 80 minutes long, it's that rare case of a short film that should have been longer. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    This mildly amusing tale of infidelity, blackmail, class differences and corporate greed not only strains credulity - it strains for laughs. show more

  • 75
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    An old-fashioned joy. show more

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