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A Perfect Plan (2012)

Un plan parfait (original title)
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A successful woman in love tries to break her family curse of every first marriage ending in divorce, by dashing to the alter with a random stranger before marrying her boyfriend.

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Pascal Chaumeil

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Laurent Zeitoun (screenplay), Yoann Gromb (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Diane Kruger ... Isabelle
Dany Boon ... Jean-Yves
Alice Pol Alice Pol ... Corinne
Robert Plagnol ... Pierre
Jonathan Cohen Jonathan Cohen ... Patrick
Bernadette Le Saché Bernadette Le Saché ... Solange
Etienne Chicot ... Edmond
Laure Calamy Laure Calamy ... Valérie
Malonn Lévana ... Louise
Olivier Claverie Olivier Claverie ... Maître Maillard
Jean-Yves Chilot Jean-Yves Chilot ... Ambassadeur de France
Muriel Solvay Muriel Solvay ... Femme de l'amabassadeur
Amélie Denarié Amélie Denarié ... Employée mairie
Emeline Bayart Emeline Bayart ... Secrétaire cabinet dentaire
Jean-Paul Bezzina Jean-Paul Bezzina ... Thomasdu guide Hachette
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In Paris, Corinne "Coco" brings her chief Valérie to spend the Christmas Eve with her family. Valérie is depressed since she is newly divorced and Coco decides to tell the story of her sister Isabelle to Valérie to cheer her up. Isabelle is a dentist that has been living with and working in the same office of her boyfriend Pierre for ten years. When they decide to get married, Isabelle and Coco are worried about the family curse that every first marriage ends in divorce. Isabelle and Coco arrange a marriage for Isabelle with a student in Copenhagen so that she can immediately divorce to marry Pierre to live happily ever after. In the flight, Isabelle meets the inconvenient free-spirited tourism columnist Jean-Yves that is traveling to Kenya. When the student does not show up, Isabelle decides to travel to Kenya to marry Jean-Yves. She has the chance when they travel to visit a Masai people when they get married. Isabelle returns to Paris and when she goes to schedule her wedding with ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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France

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French | English | Russian | Swahili | Danish

Release Date:

31 October 2012 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Moscow, Russia See more »

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Budget:

EUR17,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,292,492
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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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Poorly written, badly directed unfunny comedy
13 September 2013 | by SuperbuddhaPunkSee all my reviews

Danny Boon and Diane Kruger are good actors caught in a bad situation: Un plan parfait lacks the most important things in a comedy: a good script, good dialogues and a good director. What is left is a mess, there is often no logic in how the characters behave, there are plenty of plot holes and the whole story doesn't make much sense.

I think it's good to remember that French production companies are heavily subsidized (directly and indirectly)by the French government, because of that delivering quality Cinema is not their main purpose, instead they try to maintain a yearly output that will allow them to claim these subsidies.

The end result is that over the last decade there was only a couple of good French films released each year, and all the rest is, if not shockingly bad, mediocre at best.

Un plan parfait is in this category, a movie made for money, not for viewers' pleasure.


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