by Alain Resnais 2h20min France 1993
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by Alain Resnais

In Yorkshire, Toby Teasdale is the alcoholic director of a school and married with two children with Celia Teasdale that is very unhappy. They have a maid, Sylvie Bell, and a guardian and handyman, Lionel Hepplewick, at school. Toby's best friend is Miles Coombes, who is married with three children with the easy Rowena Coombes. Along the years, simple attitudes might have changed their lives.

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  • Pierre Arditi : Toby, Miles, Lionel, Joe
  • Sabine Azéma : Celia, Rowena, Sylvie, Irène, Joséphine
  • Peter Hudson : La voix du narrateur


  • Director Alain Resnais
  • Scenario Jean-Pierre Bacri, Agnès Jaoui
  • Original work author Alan Ayckbourn
  • Photo director Renato Berta
  • Set Design Jacques Saulnier
  • Costume Design Jackie Budin
  • Sound Bernard Bats
  • Sound mix Gérard Lamps
  • Editing Albert Jurgenson
  • Original music John Pattison
  • Production Compagny Arena Films, Caméra One, Canal +, France 2 Cinéma, Vegas Productions
  • Distributor Pathé

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,37:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixDolby
  • Production1993
  • Release date for France12/15/1993
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorColors
  • LanguageFrench
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