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by Thierry Binisti


Commissioner Selena is brilliant and inspires fear and respect in Marseilles. His only downfall is his obesity. A murder investigation leads him to a beautiful young woman, Elsa, guilty of the murder of her uncle. Selena will offer her a strange bargain: he'll keep silent if she promises to join him for dinner every evening for a year.

international title: The Overater
original title: L’Outremangeur
country: France
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Thierry Binisti
film run: 90'
release date: FR 16/07/03, BE 19/11/03
screenplay: Tonino Benacquista, Xavier Maurel, Thierry Binisti
cast: Eric Cantona, Rachida Brakni, Caroline Silhol, Richard Bohringer, Jocelyn Quivrin
cinematography by: Dominique Bouilleret
film editing: Jean-Paul Husson
art director: Jean-Pierre Clech
costumes designer: Valérie Adda
producer: Jean-Louis Livi
production: F Comme Film
distributor: TFM Distribution, Victory Productions (BE), Agora Film (CH)