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    Feature Film | 2009-2010 | Comedy | Belgium, France

    Shooting data

    Start of shooting26/10/2009
    End of shooting18/12/2009

    Project data

    Length of movie1 h 43 min


    Brief synopsis

    North of France, Sainte-Gudule, 1977. Suzanne is the submissive, housebound wife of wealthy industrialist Robert Pujol, who oversees his umbrella factory with an iron fist and is equally tyrannical with his children and ‘trophy housewife’.When the workers go on strike and take Robert hostage, Suzanne steps in to manage the factory. To everyone’s surprise, she proves herself a competent and assertive woman of action.But when Robert returns from a restful cruise in top form, things get complicated...


    ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
    Catherine DeneuveSuzanne [L]Senta Berger
    Gérard DepardieuMaurice Babin [L]Manfred Lehmann
    Fabrice LuchiniRobert Pujol [L]Stephan Schwartz
    Jérémie RenierLaurent Pujol [L]Michael Baral
    Karin ViardNadege [SR]Katrin Zimmermann
    Judith GodrècheJoelle [SR]
    Sergi LópezRoutier Espagnol [SR]
    Gautier AboutYoung Babin [SR]
    Noam CharlierFlavien [SR]
    Evelyne DandryGeneviève Michonneau [SR]
    Martin de MyttenaereStanislas [SR]
    Elodie FrégéYoung Suzanne [SR]
    Bruno LochetAndré [SR]
    Jean-Baptiste ShelmerdineYoung Robert [SR]


    1st ADHubert Barbin
    Director of photographyYorick Le Saux
    Still photographerNicolas Schul
    Still photographerPatrick Swirc
    Still photographerJean-Claude Moireau
    Casting directorLeïla Fournier
    Casting directorSarah Teper
    Casting directorMickaël de NijsCasting Belgium
    Costume designerPascaline Chavanne
    DirectorFrançois Ozon
    Script supervisorJoëlle Hersant
    EditorLaure Gardette
    ComposerPhilippe Rombi
    ProducerÉric Altmayer
    ProducerNicolas Altmayer
    Production designerKatia Wyszkop
    Production sound mixerPascal Jasmes
    Sound re-recording mixerJean-Paul Hurier

    Production companies

    FOZ SAS [fr]Coproduction
    France 2 Cinéma [fr]Coproduction
    Mandarin Production [fr]
    Mars Films [fr]Coproduction
    Scope Pictures [be]
    Wild Bunch [fr]Koproduktion

    Distributing companies

    Mars Films [fr]France (theatrical)
    Wild Bunch [fr]International Sales


    Production ServicesLocation Consulting & Facilitiesfacility Vehicles


    Theatre releaseGermanyThursday, 24/03/2011
    Theatre releaseFranceWednesday, 10/11/2010