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Up for Love (2016)

Un homme à la hauteur (original title)
TV-14 | | Comedy, Romance | 4 May 2016 (France)
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A lawyer dating a dashing, wealthy architect four and a half feet tall gets ribbed by her family, employees and jealous ex about his stature.

Director:

Laurent Tirard

Writers:

Marcos Carnevale (original screenplay: Corazon de Leon), Laurent Tirard (adaptation) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean Dujardin ... Alexandre
Virginie Efira ... Diane Duchêne
Cédric Kahn ... Bruno Cassoni
Stéphanie Papanian Stéphanie Papanian ... Coralie, l'assistante de Diane et Bruno
César Domboy ... Benji
Edmonde Franchi Edmonde Franchi ... Monique, la femme de ménage
Manoëlle Gaillard Manoëlle Gaillard ... Nicole, la mère de Diane
Bruno Gomila Bruno Gomila ... Philippe, le beau-père de Diane
Camille Damour Camille Damour ... Serveur Monte Cristo
François-Dominique Blin ... Sébastien, le pilote
Christian Valsamidis Christian Valsamidis ... L'ami de Diane
Bruno Hausler Bruno Hausler ... Technicien informatique
Christiane Conil Christiane Conil ... Simone, la patronne du resto clandestin
Marc Bonzom Marc Bonzom ... Serveur resto clandestin
Éric Berger Éric Berger ... Arnaud
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Storyline

Diane is a well-known lawyer, divorced for three years. She loses her mobile telephone and receives a call from the person who finds it. That person is Alexandre, a charming man and the perfect gentleman. They make a connection over the phone and agree to meet up the following day. But when Alexandre arrives, there's a surprise in store when Diane discovers he is only 4' 6" tall. From that moment on, Diane tries to overcome the prejudices of society and her own fears to experience the best time of her life...

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Country:

France

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

4 May 2016 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Up for Love See more »

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$8,273,919
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Trivia

Second remake of Lion's Heart (2013), the first one is Corazón de León (2015). See more »

Goofs

Alexandre (Jean Dujardin) is supposed to be 1,36 as he is a dwarf, but when he falls off the plain with Diane Duchêne (Virginie Efira) they seem to have almost the same height. See more »

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During the title credits, some letters are taller and some are smaller, mirroring the theme of the movie. See more »

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Love is stronger than, erm, midget
2 September 2016 | by Karl SelfSee all my reviews

This is the classic French romcom with a twist. A dashing architect and a big girl lawyer fall in love with each other. Who wouldn't, they've got everything going for them, so much so that it's sheer willpower that keeps them from falling heels over head in love with themselves. And every man should take a few pointers from Alexandre how to properly woo a woman. The only hitch is that this French lover stands barely 1,40 m tall. Although this predicament is obvious from the start, and I felt a bit nauseous about how truly wonderful Alexandre is (he's great at anything), the movie still provides a lot of momentum and keeps the story going. It's especially fun to watch how they make the 1,82 m tall actor Jean Dujardin appear to be only 1,36 m tall by a number of old school tricks (his counterpart Diane (Virginie Efira) standing on a box, or Jean Dujardin kneeling) and CGI (green screen).


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