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ODETTE TOULEMONDE

by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt

synopsis

Odette Toutlemonde, welcomes a famous French writer in the throes of crisis to her "plat pays". In her modest life as a supermarket cashier, she tries to bring him the happiness she finds through reading his novels.

original title: Odette Toulemonde
country: Belgium, France
year: 2006
genre: fiction
directed by: Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt
release date: FR 07/02/2007, BE 07/02/2007, ES 06/07/2007, DE 25/10/2007, PT 08/11/2007
screenplay: Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt
cast: Catherine Frot, Albert Dupontel, Nicolas Buysse, Jacques Weber
cinematography by: Carlo Varini
producer: Anne-Dominique Toussaint
production: Les Films de l'Etang, Pathé Films, TF1 Films Production, Climax Films, Wallimage (BE), Bel Ombre, Canal + (FR)
backing: Communauté Française de Belgique
distributor: Alternative Films, Pathé Distribution (FR), Notro Films (ES), Seantor (DE), Lusomundo (PT)