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A Feature film by Jean-Marc Longval

Produced by Tnvo

Release in France : 16/06/1999


    Riddled with debts after having been unfairly fired from his job, a star TV presenter—and inveterate womanizer—passes as a homosexual in order to get a job on a gay TV channel. While some people use the casting couch to succeed, he is determined to succeed without the couch. That's why he decides to present his cousin, a rather naive karaoke fan, as his boyfriend.

    Actors (32)

    Production and distribution (4)

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    "There were wonderful moments on the set. We worked all the time. I remember one memorable night with Smaïn. We finally left with Jean-Marc at five a.m., after having begun at ten that morning. We worked, ate, and and acted in the garden; we acted everything with Smaïn—men's roles, women's roles. Smaïn liked it when I did Sophie Forte, and I liked it when he did Linda Hardy. We acted everything, working it over word by word, doing things again and again. I love working. The more you rehearse the more comfortable you are, the freer you are. You know the routine, so you no longer have to think. You create a space that allows you to improvise. Freedom follows from hard work."

    (Michel Muller, Actor)

    Full credits (23)

    Executive Producer :

    Thierry de Navacelle

    Adapters/dialogue writers :

    Fabrice Blind, Michel Delgado, Jean-Marc Longval

    Co-producer :

    Francis Boespflug

    Sound Recordist :

    Michel Kharat

    Assistant Operator :

    Isabelle Dumas

    Press Attachés (film) :

    François Hassan Guerrar, Aude Thomas

    Sound editor :

    Sophie Bousquet-Fourès

    Continuity supervisor :

    Virginia Bach

    Art Director :

    Jean-François Sicre

    Foley artist :

    Jean-Pierre Lelong

    Casting :

    Tatiana Vialle

    Sound Mixer :

    Thierry Delor

    Assistant Director :

    Laurent Laubier

    Line Producer :

    Thierry de Navacelle

    Director of Photography :

    Carlo Varini

    Sound Assistant :

    Samuel Cohen

    Production Manager :

    Philippe Besnier

    Editor :

    Henry Revlou

    Assistant Editor :

    Antoine Battistelli

    Production Designer :

    Philippe Chiffre

    Music Composer :

    Denis Lefdup

    Stunt performer :

    Patrick Cauderlier

    Costume designer :

    Véronique Périer

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    Feature film

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    100% French

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    1 h 25 min

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