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Nelly and Mr Arnaud

Nelly and Mr Arnaud

A Feature film by Claude Sautet

Produced by Les Films Alain Sarde

Release in France : 18/10/1995

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Production and distribution (5)

Executive Producer :

Les Films Alain Sarde

Foreign production companies :

Prokino, Cecchi Gori Group, Tiger Cinematografica

French distribution :

Bac Films Distribution

Co-production :

TF1 Films Production

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Nelly, 25, is about to get divorced. Her life is a mess. That's when she meets Pierre Arnaud, a man forty years older than her whose discret elegance is tinged with boredom. He offers her money, work and help, "with no hidden motives". Their richly ambiguous relationship allows Monsieur Arnaud to discover love that he cannot experience and offers Nelly a maturity that impels her towards her future...

Full credits (18)

Executive Producer :

Alain Sarde

Adapters/dialogue writers :

Claude Sautet, Jacques Fieschi

Screenwriters :

Claude Sautet, Jacques Fieschi

Sound Recordist :

Pierre Lenoir

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Editor :

Jacqueline Thiedot

Music Composer :

Philippe Sarde

French Distributor :

Jean Labadie

Sound Mixer :

Jean-Paul Loublier

Assistant directors :

Gilles Balézeaux, Yvon Rouve

Line Producer :

Antoine Gannagé

Director of Photography :

Jean-François Robin

Assistant Operator :

Alain Dutartre

Press Attachés (film) :

Dominique Segall, Véronique Auriol

Production Designer :

Carlos Conti

Costume designer :

Catherine Bouchard

Sales Agent :

Raphaël Berdugo

Still Photographer :

David Koskas

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Feature film

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Romantic comedy

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France, Italy, Germany

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Majority French (France, Italy, Germany)

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Runtime :

1 h 46 min

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Posters (1)


Festival Selections (2)

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1996

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1996)

Selection (12)

Best Producer : Alain Sarde

Best Sound : Pierre Lenoir, Jean-Paul Loublier

Best Editing : Jacqueline Thiedot

Best Original Music : Philippe Sarde

Best Screenplay (Original or Adapted) : Jacques Fieschi, Claude Sautet

Best Director : Claude Sautet

Best Supporting Actress : Claire Nadeau

Best Supporting Actor : Michael Lonsdale

Best Supporting Actor : Jean-Hugues Anglade

Best Actress : Emmanuelle Béart

Best Actor : Michel Serrault

Best Film

Lumiere Awards - 1996

Lumiere Awards (France, 1996)


French Films

Awards (3)

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 1996

Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 1996)

Awards (2)

César Award for Best Director : Claude Sautet

César Award for Best Actor : Michel Serrault

Lumiere Awards - 1996

Lumiere Awards (France, 1996)


Meilleur Acteur : Michel Serrault

French Syndicate of Cinema Critics - 1995

French Syndicate of Cinema Critics (1995)


French Syndicate of Cinema Critics Price

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