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One Stays, The Other Leaves

One Stays, The Other Leaves

A Feature film by Claude Berri

Produced by Hirsch

Release in France : 12/01/2005

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Pathé Distribution

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Pathé Production, TF1 Films Production

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Two long-standing friends, Daniel and Alain, in their fifties and both married for fifteen years, fall in love.
Daniel meets Judith when the son that he had by his first wife, Marie, is left tetraplegic after a motorbike accident. Alain encounters Farida, a young woman from Senegal, who he employs to work in his African art store.
Daniel finally leaves his wife, Isabelle, despite the problem that this separation causes for their thirteen-year-old son. Whereas Alain renounces his love for the beautiful Farida and decides to stay with his wife, Fanny, despite the desperate efforts and destructive behavior of his sister-in-law who tries to drive them apart.
Through the male characters, the film expresses the hesitation, doubts and illusions that love, passion and guilt provoke when they occur at a time when life has already carved out its path.
One will leave, the other will stay.



One Stays, The Other Leaves

Trailer - "L'un reste l'autre part"

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Full credits (22)

Assistant directors :

Thierry Mauvoisin, Laurent Bertoni, Ludovic Giraud

Associate producer :

Nathalie Rheims

Screenwriter :

Claude Berri

Sound Recordist :

Christian Monheim

Assistant Operators :

Néwine Behi, Malek Brahimi

Press Attaché (film) :

Dominique Segall

Sound editor :

Nadine Muse

Continuity supervisor :

Hélène Sebillotte

Music Composer :

Frédéric Botton

Artistic Director :

Laurent Ott

Still Photographer :

Étienne George

Producer :

Claude Berri

Line Producer :

Pierre Grunstein

Director of Photography :

Éric Gautier

Sound Assistant :

Dimitri Haulet

Production manager :

Nicole Firn

Editor :

François Gédigier

Assistant editors :

Clara Bouffartigue, Yannick Coutheron, Béatrice Herminie

Production Designer :

Thanh At Hoang

Costume designer :

Jacqueline Bouchard

Sound Mixer :

Gérard Lamps

Location Manager :

Aimeric Bonello

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Feature film

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Relationships, Love

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100% French (France)

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1 h 49 min

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