• Le Grand Rôle (2004)

Le Grand Rôle

Release Date: 2004

DVD Release Date: November 22nd, 2005

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary

To make his dying wife (Bérénice Bejo) happy, a struggling actor (Stéphane Freiss) and his friends pretend he has won the lead in a new movie.

Cast: Stéphane Freiss, Bérénice Bejo, Peter Coyote, Paola Perez, Lionel Abelanski, Stéphan Guérin-Tillié, Olivier Sitruk, François Berléand

Director: Steve Suissa

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Les Films de l'Espoir

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    A comedy about friendship, faith and the acting life, Le Grand Role is unabashedly corny and tear-jerking - and still quite likable. show more

  • 50
    Marta BarberMiami Herald

    A good story, but its potential is never realized. show more

  • 38
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    Director and co-writer Steve Suissa misses every opportunity to go deeper, either for laughs or pathos. show more

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