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by Pascal Bonitzer


Damien is a professor of Chinese civilization who lives with his wife, Iva, a theater director, and their son Noé. Their love is mired in a mountain of routine and disenchantment. To help keep Zorica from getting deported, Iva gets Damien to promise he’ll go to his father, a state department official, for help. But Damien and his father have a distant and cool relationship. And this mission is a risky business which will send Damien spiraling downward and over the edge...

original title: Cherchez Hortense
country: France
sales agent: SBS Films International
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Pascal Bonitzer
film run: 100'
release date: FR 05/09/2012, BE 05/09/2012, NL 18/07/2013, UK 09/08/2013
screenplay: Pascal Bonitzer, Agnès De Sacy
cast: Jean-Pierre Bacri, Isabelle Carré, Kristin Scott Thomas
cinematography by: Romain Winding
film editing: Elise Fievet
art director: Emmanuel de Chauvigny
costumes designer: Marielle Robaut
music: Alexei Aigui
producer: Saïd Ben Saïd
production: SBS Films Productions
distributor: Le Pacte, Filmfreak Distributie, Arrow Film Distributors

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