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What a Shitty Day

What a Shitty Day

A Feature film by Miguel Courtois

Produced by Fit Production

Release in France : 03/03/1999


    Just one of those days. Marc had arranged everything, planning every detail to make Sabine's birthday a success. He found the perfect gift and, since Sabine had agreed to marry him, he even invited her parents to the party. But the perfect day became a perfect horror due to the unexpected appearance of a former, aggressively jealous girlfriend, of a senile tenant, of a dumb and over-emotional secretary, of a dangerously casual concierge, of a bitter accident case, of more or less illegal West Indian immigrants, and of a naked Polish lady. Just one of those days. . . .

    Actors (31)

    Production and distribution (3)

    Executive Producer :

    Fit Production

    French distribution :

    SND Groupe M6

    Co-production :

    France 3 Cinéma

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    "'What a Shitty Day' is a movie in the tradition of French comedies. I'm thinking of people like Veber and Dabadie, who I admire a lot and who, along with Blier and Tavernier, are the French filmmakers who inspired me to make movies. I'm also nostalgic for the days when there were gangs of buddies, the Venturas, Audiards, Bliers. I like the idea of bringing life back to the movies. We shot for eight weeks with a veritable troupe led not only by Berry and Brochet, of course, but also Charmetant, Perrot, Melki, and Garraud, and I think everyone had as much fun as me. I hope the joyfulness is visible in the film."

    (Miguel Courtois)

    Full credits (16)

    Executive Producer :

    Jean-Pierre Ramsay Levi

    Director of Photography :

    Philippe Pavans de Cecatty

    Sound Assistant :

    Emmanuel Roulot

    Press Attachés (film) :

    Myriam Bruguière, Olivier Guigues

    Sound editor :

    Emmanuèle Labbé

    Continuity supervisor :

    Lili Gion

    Music Composer :

    Roland Romanelli

    Sound Mixer :

    Christian Fontaine

    Screenwriters :

    Jean-Claude Islert, Pierre Colin-Thibert

    Sound Recordist :

    Pierre Lorrain

    Production manager :

    Catherine Lapoujade

    Editor :

    Véronique Parnet

    Assistant editors :

    Élodie Mittet, Myriam Cadène

    Production Designer :

    Dominique Douret

    Costume designer :

    Valérie Adda

    Location managers :

    Olivier Lagny, Michel Jullien

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    Feature film

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    100% French (France)

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    Runtime :

    1 h 35 min

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    Festival Selections

    French Cinepanorama - 1999

    French Cinepanorama (Hong Kong, 1999)


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