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by Michel Deville


Lucette and Edouard: Two lovers passionate about sex, money and life. He is a spoiled but penniless child who wants it all while she is a celebrated figure of la vie parisienne who knows what she wants and what she is worth. It's written in the daily paper: Edouard is marrying a young, pretty and rich heiress. He comes to confess this to Lucette and to make their parting official, but he doesn't want to leave her. He struggles with all his might to hide his betrayal but her opportunities to learn of it are countless and unpredictable.

international title: The Art of Breaking Up
original title: Un fil à la patte
country: France
sales agent: Playtime
year: 2005
genre: fiction
directed by: Michel Deville
film run: 80'
release date: FR 27/04/2005, BE 18/05/2005
screenplay: Rosalinde Deville
cast: Emmanuelle Béart, Charles Berling, Dominique Blanc, Patrick Timsit, Julie Depardieu, Stanislas Merhar, Mathieu Demy, Jacques Bonnaffé
cinematography by: Pierre-William Glenn
film editing: Andrea Sedlácková
art director: Thierry Leproust
costumes designer: Madeline Fontaine
producer: Rosalinde Deville
production: Eléfilm, France 3 Cinéma, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Cinéma, Les Films du Losange
distributor: Les Films du Losange, Les Films de L'Elysée, AS Fidalgo Filmdistribusjon

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