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Families (2015)

Belles familles (original title)
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Jérôme Varenne, a French financier, lives and works in Shanghai with Chen-Li, his life and business partner. One day, during a short stay in Paris, while paying a call to his mother, he is ... See full summary »

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Jean-Paul Rappeneau (scenario), Philippe Le Guay (collaboration) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mathieu Amalric ... Jérôme Varenne
Marine Vacth ... Louise Deffe
Gilles Lellouche ... Grégoire Piaggi
Nicole Garcia ... Suzanne Varenne
Karin Viard ... Florence Deffe
Guillaume de Tonquédec ... Jean-Michel Varenne (as Guillaume de Tonquedec)
André Dussollier ... Pierre Cotteret - le maire
Gemma Chan ... Chen-Lin
Claude Perron ... Fabienne Letourneau
Jean-Marie Winling Jean-Marie Winling ... Maître Vouriot - le notaire
Yves Jacques ... Maître Ribain
Noël Hamann Noël Hamann ... Le docteur Varenne
Olga Sokolow Olga Sokolow ... Martine
Crispin Redman Crispin Redman ... Peter
Marie-Christine Orry Marie-Christine Orry ... La secrétaire de mairie
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Jérôme Varenne, a French financier, lives and works in Shanghai with Chen-Li, his life and business partner. One day, during a short stay in Paris, while paying a call to his mother, he is very displeased to learn from her and his hated brother, that the family house in Ambray is going to be sold. Jerome decides to go to the town where he grew up to see what is going on. Little does he know how eventful his escapade will be. Little does he know that it will change his life from soup to nuts... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

France

Language:

French | English | Chinese

Release Date:

14 October 2015 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Somos una familia See more »

Filming Locations:

Eiffel Tower, Paris, France See more »

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Budget:

EUR8,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,424,810
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Dolby (as Dolby 5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Léa Seydoux was director Jean-Paul Rappeneau's original choice to play Louise Deffe. See more »

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Could have been a lot better...
17 February 2018 | by Nobody-27See all my reviews

When I first watched this film, in French only with no subtitles, I thought that my French got a little rusty because many things did not make sense. Then, I watched it again, this time with subtitles. Good news: my French is not rusty. Bad news: the film makes no sense, or very little sense. Even the genre is hard to pin: it feels like it may be a comedy, or romantic comedy with quite a bit of drama... or... I don't know. Then there is a plot which revolves around a house that should/could be inherited by more than one person... all made more complicated by machinations of various individuals. But, even that part does not make much sense (cannot go into details without it being a spoiler). And then, finally, we are supposed to believe that people just fall in love, because, you know, it helps move the story forward. Too bad, because there were a few decent scenes and overall, performances were quite good. But the essence of this film is simple put - poor. Not believable, not engaging. In the end, the film left me completely indifferent. At least actors were good. That's the reason I did not give it 1 star but 3.


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